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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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Oct 27, 2020

The new portal, Industry Engagement at the U, provides a simple, straightforward waypoint for industry leaders to connect with experts in academia to discuss collaboration.

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Oct 20, 2020

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded $87.5M to establish the Bioindustrial Manufacturing And Design Ecosystem, or BioMADE, at the University of Minnesota.

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Oct 19, 2020

An app developed by UMN researchers in collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Health is now being used in all 50 states.

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Oct 16, 2020

The University of Minnesota's Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) has received full reaccreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP). The HRPP’s Bootcamp for Research Coordinators, a training program for research staff, was recognized by the AAHRPP as an area of distinction.

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Oct 5, 2020

A Toronto-based medical imaging startup using UMN technology has formed a new collaboration to help that technology reach the market.

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Oct 2, 2020

A recent federal Department of Justice settlement with Scripps Institute reminds all UMN researchers of the importance of careful and accurate effort reporting on sponsored projects.

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