With 89 patents granted in 2018, the U of M has consecutively moved up the listing each of the last four years from its rank of 50th in 2014.
Six startups based on U of M research, launched through Technology Commercialization, are competing in this year's MinnesotaCup—and many more are led by U alumni and students.
U of M startup Calyxt's new kind of soybean, which produces a healthier soybean oil, was recently highlighted by NPR.
U of M startup Miromatrix Medical Inc., a biotech company developing transplantable organs, recently received an award that aims to accelerate the development of medical technologies that treat kidney diseases.
U of M startup Early Learning Labs, based on research from the College of Education and Human Development, has been acquired by Renaissance.
The Discovery Launchpad program at U of M Technology Commercialization's Venture Center guides inventors through the entrepreneurial wilderness.
Yonder combines footage of the actual dentist's office that the child is going to visit and recordings of their dentist into an interactive virtual tour with a cartoon host.
U of M-developed cold-hardy wine grapes were featured in a Bloomberg article on wines that are growing in popularity.
Calyxt, a startup based on U of M research, has announced the debut of its healthier alternative to traditional soybean oil.
An app based on U of M research and licensed through UMN Technology Commercialization helps horse owners figure out how much their horse weighs.