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Skyline view of twin cities campus and Minneapolis skyline.
Aug 31, 2022

The University of Minnesota today released new statistics about its technology commercialization successes covering fiscal year 2022, including a record number of startups created and patents issued by U.S. and foreign authorities to University inventors. 

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Researchers use camera to look at patient’s eye.
Aug 24, 2022

Retinal exams are being evaluated as potential Alzheimer’s screening methods. UMN researchers Robert Vince and Swati More have developed and licensed one such technology that is showing promising results in early clinical trials. 

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2022 MN Cup finalists Graphic/Logo
Aug 16, 2022

Minnesota startup competition MN Cup announced 27 finalists, which include UMN startups Q-rounds and BKB Floral Foam, Inc.

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General Probiotics Founder Yiannis Kaznessis talking
Jul 27, 2022

Yiannis Kaznessis shares how he turned his innovative lab research at the University into growing agricultural startup General Probiotics. 

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Upclose picture of a heart vessel operation
Jul 21, 2022

UMN research team to work with UMN startup Vascudyne to prepare for human clinical trial of bioengineered blood vessels that grow with patients.

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graphic representation of the UMN tech comm ecosystem
Jun 23, 2022

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

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Siba Das standing in office, NovoClade logo
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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Eight people standing in a line, smiling, professionally dressed
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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200 UMN Startup Companies Launched [rocket ship icons]; picture of Jaime Modiano with a german shepherd;  #1 in Tech Transfer among heartland universities
Jun 1, 2022

The University of Minnesota has launched 200 startup companies since 2006, a major milestone, and has been ranked first for technology transfer within the heartland, a 20-state region, and fifth among all US public universities.

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Portrait of Carrie Haskell-Luevano
May 27, 2022

Carrie Haskell-Luevano develops novel chemical compounds and molecular tools for healthcare applications.

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