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Dr. Iancu portrait
May 25, 2021

A video recording of USPTO Director and Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property Andrei Iancu's December 2020 presentation to the UMN community is now available.

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May 4, 2021

In AUTMs latest release of data (2019), UMN Tech Comm ranks among the top 10 US public universities in four key measures of tech transfer success.

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May 3, 2021

Kyle Shelton of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University in Houston has been named the next director of the University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies (CTS). 

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Entry to the Discovery Launchpad space, with advisers and participants sitting at a table together in the background
Apr 29, 2021

Discovery Launchpad MN expands access to the University's existing startup incubator model to early-stage companies from across the state.

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picture of Bridget Ulrich wearing lab safety goggles, in a laboratory workspace
Apr 26, 2021

This year’s Earth Day theme is “Restore Our Earth'' and with that in mind, we want to highlight a UMN innovator working to restore our water resources so they are clean and safe to drink. 

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Walleye Tank: Life Science Pitch Competition (including event details). Image is of a lake scene with an illustrated walleye jumping out of the water wearing a mask
Apr 20, 2021

On Friday, April 16, 17 innovators and community programs pitched their healthcare and medical technology ideas at the Walleye Tank Spring Competition. 

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Doctor using tech to check a child's heart rhythm.
Apr 7, 2021

UMN Technology Commercialization is collaborating with CTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation (ODAT) to support the development of novel solutions designed to reduce health disparities.

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Prof. Abedennour Abbas seated at a conference table discussing research
Mar 23, 2021

Claros Technologies, a UMN advanced materials startup, grows functional nanoparticles within plastics, ceramics, or textiles.

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A close up of a heart valve created in a lab.
Mar 22, 2021

The valve-making procedure, which could spare children born with heart defects the need to undergo repeated surgeries, is licensed to UMN startup Vascudyne.

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Mar 17, 2021

On March 3, faculty, staff, students, and members of the broader national research community gathered virtually to discuss how the pandemic is changing research ethics.

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