Partner with U-M

Few institutions can match U-M in scale and breadth in the biosciences

The University of Michigan

A Research Powerhouse

Record-Setting Partnerships

The entrepreneurial spirit at U-M is stronger than ever. U-M’s Innovation Partnerships and other campus commercialization partners are dedicated to supporting robust partnerships and long-term success.

Highlighted Projects

We showcase some the most interesting and exciting drug discovery projects from among more than 100 underway across campus.

A Transformative Ecosystem for Discovery

It’s an exciting time to pursue drug discovery projects at Michigan

$1.62 billion

in annual expenditures


new inventions yearly

$400 million

in new biosciences investments

U-M invests in drug discovery

  • Professional scientists with extensive academic and industry experience drive drug discovery research at U-M.
  • With a network of campus partners, U-M streamlines coordination and funding of the drug discovery process through campus resources, from high-throughout screening to clinical trials.
  • U-M continually invests in drug discovery research, including recent state-of-the-art additions in electron microscopy and natural product libraries.