Life Sciences

The Life Sciences team provides support and expertise for technologies in the following areas:

  • Agricultural biotechnology
  • Biologics
  • Biomarkers
  • Cellular therapeutics
  • Cleantech
  • Diagnostics and imaging
  • Food science and nutrition
  • Industrial biotechnology
  • Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Research tools
  • Veterinary medicine

See the technologies available for licensing. Contact Kevin Anderson or Raj Udupa to learn more about licensing life sciences technologies.

Contact Allison FerroAnne Hall, or Karen Ohlfest if you are a U of M researcher in the life sciences interested in commercializing your invention, or report your invention now.

Life Science Resources

BioTechnology Institute: Provides advanced research, training, and University-industry interaction in biological process technology.

Center for Translational Medicine: Provides a comprehensive portfolio of services that will augment the development and implementation of novel, medical treatment strategies.

Medical Devices Center: Focuses on interdisciplinary medical device research and development.

Medical Industry Leadership Institute: Center focused on bringing together executives, physicians, students, and academic leaders in the medical industry.

Office of Discovery and Translation (ODAT): Provides University of Minnesota faculty with funding and expert guidance to develop new solutions to improve human health.