Personalized Funding Consultation

If you’re a U-M Medical School researcher with a proof-of-concept technology, an early-stage biomedical venture, or you’re exploring commercialization opportunities, a Personalized Funding Consultation with an FFMI commercialization expert can help you plan, secure funding, and advance your innovation. Our experts will help improve your ability to license or secure capital by offering:

Funding Matchmaking

  • Introduction to industry funding and partnership opportunities.
  • Weekly searches to match faculty to personalized funding opportunities for
    innovation and commercialization.
  • Introduction to federal and state funding opportunities that support the
    commercialization of technologies from academic labs.
  • Post-award project management assistance.

SBIR/STTR Proposal Support

  • FREE SBIR/STTR grant assistance, with training provided by BBC
    Entrepreneurial Training and Consulting.
  • Identifying appropriate solicitations and funding agencies.
  • Assistance obtaining letters of support.
  • Scientific review of proposals.

Connecting You With Other Funding Opportunities


Have questions about setting up a personalized funding consultation? Contact Visha Krishnan, FFMI Senior Business Analyst, at or 734-764-2891.