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Uniting Michigan through innovation

Michigan’s University Research Corridor (URC) is a leading national academic research cluster: fostering talent, academic research and economic revitalization in the state.

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An alliance of Michigan’s three leading research institutions

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Sustainability means meeting our current needs without compromising the future — merging environmental care with economic opportunity.

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Life & Health Sciences

We’re pioneering breakthroughs in health and biology, promising better health outcomes for all and deeper scientific insights.

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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing efficiency and innovation across sectors, heralding a new era of technological advancement.

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Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing is critical to the modern economy, enabling the development of faster, more efficient, and smarter technology.

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Delve into the URC’s detailed analyses of how our premier research institutions fuel economic growth, lead among U.S. academic collectives, and effect meaningful change in critical sectors like K-12 education, pandemic management, infrastructure development, and more.

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Discover the latest initiatives and insights from our Presidents on X (formerly Twitter). Get a glimpse into their day-to-day leadership.

Two amazing Michigan careers have come to an end in the first round of the NCAA Doubles Championship.

Jaedan Brown and Kari Miller will earn All-America honors as a duo for the second straight year after receiving a 5-8 seed.


Enjoyed spending time in CA this past weekend with Orange County Spartans, including MSU legends Tyrone Willingham and Clinton Jones. Go Green!