M-CUBED SYMPOSIUM: The Case for the Cube: How Real-Time Seed Funding Grows Innovation (Poster Session)

Event Type: 
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Michigan League Ballroom and Michigan Room
Event Sponsor: 
Office of the Provost
Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR)

What happens when the University of Michigan green-lights multidisciplinary innovation? One year after the first cubes were distributed, over 200 cubes will share their stories—from big wins to spectacular failures—through featured presentations, concurrent sessions, and posters. This inaugural MCubed symposium promises to be the largest campus-wide gathering on innovation in the University of Michigan’s history.


Learn about the University of Michigan’s vital role in stimulating innovation and the value of barrier-free research opportunities. Find out how faculty across disciplines are learning to speak each other’s languages. Identify emerging areas of research and scholarly excellence at U-M that are well-positioned for major external funding. Discover what’s gaining momentum in water quality, cancer therapy, emerging democracies, the financial crisis, preservation of the arts, big data and social media, energy and sustainability, and more. Leave with an insider’s view of the success and impact of MCubed!

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