About the MSU Foundation

About the Foundation

Established in 1973 as an independent non-profit corporation, the Michigan State University Foundation fuels economic development initiatives through the commercialization of cutting-edge technologies invented by Michigan State University faculty, staff, and students. At its core is an extensive program that focuses on the support of research, invention, and entrepreneurship. The Michigan State University Foundation proudly owns and operates the East Lansing TICMichigan Biotechnology Institute, Red Cedar Ventures, Spartan Innovations, and the University Corporate Research Park.


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