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Aug 4, 2020

The University of Minnesota Institute for Engineering in Medicine and academic collaborators have received a $26 million National Science Foundation grant to establish a new Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Advanced Technologies for the Preservation of Biological Systems (ATP-Bio).

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Jul 18, 2020

The research infrastructure that has allowed university scientists to respond to the pandemic has served as the foundation for many other innovations, including UMN's Honeycrisp apple. 

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Jun 15, 2020

The open-source design specifications for a low-cost emergency ventilator are now available for download worldwide.

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Jun 15, 2020

The “Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents” was released by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.

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Jun 3, 2020

The University of Minnesota Press is releasing an open access collection of antiracist books in an effort to contribute to the necessary and long overdue conversations the Twin Cities and our country must now undertake, following the killing of George Floyd.

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May 15, 2020

The UMN and Mayo Clinic pitch competition changed to a virtual format this year to showcase how innovators are taking on COVID-19.

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May 11, 2020

Robert Clarke, PhD, DSc, of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., has been named the next executive director of The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota. 

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May 2, 2020

Calyxt, a Roseville-based startup based on UMN technology, has released its first cooking oil product.

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Apr 21, 2020

On April 21, an online panel of experienced venture capitalists gave advice to inventors and entrepreneurs on how to assign ownership and equity in their startup companies.

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Apr 14, 2020

Biotech startup Anatomi, based on UMN research, is developing a technology that produces human neurons from stem cells at a faster rate than previous technologies. 

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