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Mar 17, 2023

Jord BioScience, a leading global provider of microbial solutions and technology to agriculture products companies, recently announced the appointment of Keri Carstens as its new chief executive officer.

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Feb 13, 2023

Congratulations to these UMN researchers who were awarded patents for their discoveries! From 2019 to 2021, UMN researchers were issued 386 US patents (foreign patents not included). 

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Feb 13, 2023

Tech Comm helps UMN researcher patent an antimicrobial hydrogel with the potential to treat burns previously susceptible to drug-resistant infections.

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Research tools (RTs) facilitate the progress of research and discovery and are valuable assets to make widely available.

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