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    Our staff are working remotely but the office is still fully functional and we are here to assist you.

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    Award Winning Startups

    We have helped launch more than 200 startup companies based on UMN technology and have raised more than $1.15 Billion in investment capital, IPOs and acquisitions.

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    COVID-19 Innovations

    The University of Minnesota is developing technologies to help in the fight against COVID-19 and has adopted AUTM's COVID-19 licensing guidelines.

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    Experts in Tech Transfer

    Among the top 15 public universities for technology transfer and ranked 2nd in the Big Ten for "innovation impact."

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News & Announcements

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Sep 22, 2022

UMN startup BKB Floral Foam took first place at startup competition MN Cup, beating out 90 semifinalists to be crowned Grand Prize Winner and receive $50,000 in funding

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Sep 12, 2022

Alisha Wackerle-Hollman is an innovator and assistant research professor of educational psychology whose research focus is on early childhood development and designing equitable assessments for young preschoolers.

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Aug 31, 2022

The University of Minnesota today released new statistics about its technology commercialization successes covering fiscal year 2022, including a record number of startups created and patents issued by U.S. and foreign authorities to University inventors. 

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We have launched over 200 startup companies based on U of M research.


October 25 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Get introduced to Technology Commercialization at UMN, learn about what we do as well as how (and when) to work with us.

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