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Business Engagement Center


The Business Engagement Center (BEC) works to to strengthen the University’s ties to business and community partners and to help revitalize and diversify the state of Michigan’s economy. Through its headquarters at the NCRC and partner offices in the College of Engineering, the Medical School, and on the Dearborn and Flint campuses, the offices work to create and expand partnerships with companies by linking business needs with University resources in research, technology, education and student talent on the Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses.

Contact Information

Shannon Wilson

1600 Huron Parkway
2nd Floor
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Phone: 734-647-1000
E-mail: um-bec@umich.edu

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Sponsoring Service Unit(s)

Office of the Vice President for Research

Sponsoring Department(s)

Office of Vice President for Research Office of University Development

Program Available to these Counties

Ingham, Kalamazoo, Kent, Oakland, Washtenaw, Wayne

Program Available to these Cities

Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing

Subject Area(s)

Business & Industry