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Jun 23, 2022

Star Tribune op-ed highlights the UMN Tech Comm team and economic importance of tech transfer.

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Jun 9, 2022

Recent recipient of a $1 million SBIR grant and NovoClade founder Siba Das worked with several UMN programs, including the Venture Center and Discovery Launchpad, along his journey from scientist to startup executive.

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Jun 8, 2022

12 startups participated in Walleye Tank, a life science pitch competition produced by UMN Tech Comm and the Mayo Clinic to highlight companies that are tackling challenging healthcare problems in unique ways. 

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