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Jan 26, 2023

Tech Comm has designed and launched a new request form and central portal for managing research agreements that protect intellectual property (IP), including MTAs, NDAs, and PMTAs.

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Portrait of Rhonda Franklin
Dec 27, 2022

This McKnight Presidential Endowed Professor will be celebrating 25 years at the University of Minnesota and has been able to translate her research expertise into working on innovative healthcare problems in the NSF ERC, ATP-BioTM.

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Women Innovators sitting in a table
Nov 21, 2022

The 6th annual conference gave women innovators and other attendees a space to gather and connect while listening to keynote speeches by local entrepreneurs Mary Grove and Damaris Hollingsworth and attending breakout sessions to nurture their innovation skills.

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Steve Grove, Chair Jodi Hubler, Neela Molgaard, Myron Frans at a UMN health sciences makerspace
Nov 17, 2022

UMN is partnering with the State to inject $34.5 million into Minnesota’s early-stage businesses, helping to boost the state’s strong startup ecosystem.

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Mo Houtti, Stevie Chancellor, Loren Terveen, and Moyan Zhou working in front of a white board
Nov 11, 2022

Through a partnership with Cisco Systems, UMN computer scientists Stevie Chancellor and Loren Terveen are developing an AI chatbot to help reduce bias in video conference meetings.

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Banner saying Eight UMN Startups Receive Launch Minnesota Grants with UMN campus on the background
Nov 2, 2022

Eight UMN startups and three companies that have utilized a UMN startup “incubator” received innovation grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

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Picture of XanthosHealth leadership team Pinar Karaca-Mandic, and Demi Radeva, and David Haynes (from left to right)
Nov 1, 2022

Recently recognized by the White House’s Sync for Social Needs coalition, XanthosHealth co-founders David Haynes and Pinar Karaca-Mandic built a health IT platform to improve health outcomes by documenting social determinants of health.

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Oct 11, 2022

Yingling Fan is professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and also a technical innovator and startup founder of Daynamica.

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NRRI Engineer Matt Young holding raw filtering materials and pelletized materials
Oct 11, 2022

UMN startup Sustainable Water Infrastructure Group teamed up with the Natural Resources Research Institute and UMN Tech Comm to fine-tune and scale an innovative method for removing phosphorus from water.

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Oct 10, 2022

Tech Comm is excited to announce the continuation of the Early Innovation Fund competitive grant program to fund short-term projects that advance early-stage innovations.

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