Design Program


Jan Stegemann
(734) 764 8313

The Design Program at U-M BME is an intensive, hands-on program that places students in a simulated incubator environment, solving problems for real clients with faculty guidance and professional mentorship. Each course builds upon previous offerings to produce innovative, industry-ready biomedical engineers.

  • Exposure to intellectual property, funding and budgeting
  • Commercialization resources and mentors from business school and Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Builds network of professional contacts and portfolio of design work
  • Specialization options in areas such as global health design


Higher education

  • College of Engineering
  • Medical School
  • Medical Innovation Center
  • Venturewell

Medical device development

  • Blaze medical devices
  • Medical innovations international
  • National instruments
  • Texas Instruments
  • Terumo
  • Lectronics


  • Xoran technologies

Tissue engineering

  • Innovative Biotherapies
  • Lake Region Medical
  • MC3


  • Pfizer

Stimulation and drug delivery

  • Medtronic
  • NeuroNexus

Marketing & Design

  • Solidworks
  • Surowinski group