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UMN researchers working on a new type of ventilator
Jan 11, 2021

Minnesotans' investment in the University made it possible for researchers to quickly develop technologies to address COVID-19 health needs. 

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Dec 18, 2020

U-Spatial is offering a geospatial skills badge in "storytelling" for students, faculty, and staff. 

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Dec 11, 2020

In his Annual Report on the Status of Research and Technology Commercialization before the Board of Regents today, Vice President for Research Christopher J. Cramer credited University of Minnesota’s research community for record productivity and a remarkable pivot to COVID-19 safety protocols and COVID-19-related work. 

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Dr. Iancu portrait
Dec 9, 2020

Friday, December 18, OVPR and UMN Technology Commercialization will host an online conversation with USPTO Director and Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, Andrei Iancu.

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Portrait of Branden Moriarity
Nov 24, 2020

Catamaran Bio, a biotechnology startup developing new cancer treatments, has raised $42 million in venture capital.

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Grey/white collage of conference images, overlay is a maroon/gold icon of a brain and sprocket (conference logo), words read Women's Innovators Conference: Inclusive Innovation
Nov 20, 2020

Nearly 200 online attendees from across the Twin Cities participated in the 5th Annual Women Innovators Conference, a professional development summit designed to help women innovators connect the dots between their ideas and achieving a positive, significant impact.

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Tekne Awards logo
Nov 20, 2020

The Tekne Awards, hosted annually by the Minnesota Technology Association, highlight the many people and companies driving technology innovation in Minnesota.

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Nov 11, 2020

Researchers from the UMN College of Science & Engineering were recently named recipients of the 2020 TechConnect Business Innovation Awards.

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Nov 9, 2020

A recent news story about CRISPR gene editing featured Professor Dan Voytas and UMN-launched startup Calyxt.

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Nov 2, 2020

The Office of the Vice President for Research has announced a new grant program aimed at catalyzing rigorous, solution-oriented research on social justice topics. Program funding is 3-6 awards per year with total budgets of $25,000 - $50,000 for a 12 month period. 

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