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Spartan Innovations has a process for helping to create sustainable startup ventures from MSU inventions and creative works:

Our experts:

  • Screen innovations for startup potential as part of tech transfer
  • Review technology and business strategy, utilizing help from experts in the relevant industry
  • Engage seasoned entrepreneurs to guide early technology development and capital attraction, with a strong focus on applied research and product development
  • Use non-diluting seed funds and grant mechanisms to drive technology development in advance of incorporation
  • Engage with various sources of venture capitalists, to inform startup strategy and fund a launch with a team of funders, often including the university or its foundation as an investor
  • Gain access to state of art technology such as a 3D printer

Read more about our Startup Process.

For more information or to learn how Spartan Innovations can help you launch a startup venture, contact Andy McColm or call 517.884.4542.