Giving to Fast Forward Medical Innovation
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Turn Discoveries into New Treatments

You can help biomedical researchers as they navigate the road to successful commercialization of their innovations, with the ultimate goal of improving health care.

The startup path requires capital, education, and strategic support to reach initial milestones and build momentum to attract investors. Your gift will fuel:

  • Groundbreaking funding programs
  • Dynamic educational offerings
  • Networking events and industry connections

Fast Forward Medical Innovation provides our most promising entrepreneurs the help they need to launch products and businesses that positively impact patients and our state’s economy. 

Giving Opportunities
Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund (MED)
The Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund supports entrepreneurial activities enabling business creation and incentivizing innovations with potential market application to support programs involving joint participation between the College of Engineering and UM
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We would be pleased to discuss your interests and goals — and the impact your gift can have. We can connect you with faculty and staff, identify where your help is most needed, and share how giving can provide personal satisfaction as well as financial and tax benefits.

Christopher Shoemaker
Senior Director of Development
Phone: 734-763-9537