Technology Commercialization News & Announcements
UMN startup SecondWave Systems was included in the first round of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Blueprint MedTech Program with a $1.6 million award.
RetiSpec, a startup based on UMN research, is currently conducting clinical trials of a hyperspectral camera that can detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.
UMN startup Niron Magnetics announces strategic partnership with General Motors and completes $33M financing round to advance its clean energy magnet technology.
UMN life sciences startup Miromatrix, which engineers organs for transplant, is being acquired by United Therapeutics Corporation.
UMN startup Niron Magnetics was recently included in Time Magazine’s “The 200 Best Inventions of 2023” for its Clean Earth Magnet, which has 90% less impact on the environment and can be used to power electric vehicles.
Tech Comm’s years of careful program growth and refinement pay off with a record-breaking 23 startups launched in fiscal year 2023.