Our Mission

To bring together companies, faculty experts and students to promote collaboration opportunities for accelerating innovation and creativity in business.  Together, we solve business problems and apply innovative business solutions through projects, applied research, and service learning with our community partners.  Students gain valuable real world experience through the mentorship of community partners and faculty experts.

Benefits to Join the Center

     Partners/Alumni      Faculty      Students
  • Access to Faculty Experts
  • Accelerate Creativity and Innovation
  • Company Training
  • Mentor Young Professionals 
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Applied Research
  • Grant Funded Projects
  • Consultancy Opportunities
  • Publications
  • Community Services
  • Collaboration Opportunities
  • Real World Experience
  • Research Opportunities
  • Service Learning
  • Training
  • Certificates
  • Virtual Internship 
  • Networking Opportunities

Becoming a member or partner 

Center for Business Development is now calling for community partner, faculty experts, and student members. Please contact Professor Adela Lau, Director of Center for Business Development, at (734) 793-2451 or centerforbusiness@madonna.edu, for more details and further discussion.

Student Awards and Innovation Projects in 2018/19

Highlights in 2018/2019

International Collaboration, Applied Research, and Service Learning Activities

Fish and Loaves
Ford Community Corps