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Linda Kinkel
Sep 8, 2021

Plant pathology professor Linda Kinkel used her scientific discoveries to launch a startup company that helps farmers manage crops more sustainably and without using harmful chemicals.

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Abdennour Abbas and Michelle Bellanca sit in a laboratory
Sep 6, 2021

Abdennour Abbas, co-founder of "green chemistry" company Claros Technologies, hopes to address a state water pollution problem. 

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Hand using a pipette in a lab setting to drop liquid into a well plate
Jul 28, 2021

A Tech Comm program helps researchers share tools developed in the course of their work with others in academic and industry settings.

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Emily J. Pomeroy portrait in a laboratory setting.
Jul 26, 2021

Recent UMN grad student Emily J. Pomeroy leveraged her scientific expertise, and a knack for developing new ideas, to innovate new cell therapies for cancer.

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Pile of pills
Jul 21, 2021

RoundtableRx, a nonprofit startup launched by UMN College of Pharmacy students, is Minnesota’s first and only statewide medication repository.

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Boat tied to a dock on a lake
Jul 11, 2021

Carp Solutions, which specializes in controlling water pests, is helping investigate how goldfish are harming aquatic ecosystems.

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Allison A. Ferro (pictured left) and Mary MacCarthy (pictured right)
Jul 9, 2021

Technology Portfolio Manager Allison Ferro and Venture Program Manager Mary MacCarthy explain Tech Comm's role in advancing UMN inventions and discuss efforts to engage more women and other underrepresented groups in technology commercialization.

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Arshia Khan and Peng Fang
Jun 10, 2021

In celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in May, Tech Comm interviewed two Asian/Pacific American innovators we have the honor of working with at the Swenson College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD): Arshia Khan and Peng Fang.

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Two people in business attire shaking hands
Jun 2, 2021

The UMN startup, launched in 2010, is developing technology for lab-grown transplantable livers and kidneys.

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Illustration of data in the background behind digital icons representing people
May 28, 2021

Newly funded projects aim to advance technologies that transform the way people access, manage, and protect data.

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