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Call for Nominations: Distinguished Innovator Award

May 2, 2023

Innovation PartnershipsNominations are due June 9, and this year’s recipient will be formally recognized in person on September 14 as part of the university’s 23rd annual Celebrate Invention event. Learn more about the award criteria, nomination and selection processes, and previous winners 

Innovation Partnerships (, based in OVPR, is now seeking nominations for its annual Distinguished University Innovator Award – the highest honor for U-M faculty who have demonstrated leadership in bringing new ideas to the marketplace. 

Faculty across all tracks (i.e. instructional, research, clinical), or a team of up to three such faculty, are eligible for the award.