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Portrait of Michelle Maryns
Feb 4, 2021

Tech Comm has been working hard to elevate issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).  As part of this commitment, Tech Comm recently hired a part-time DEI contractor, Michelle Maryns.

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Illustration of coronavirus at the microscopic level
Feb 3, 2021

Claros Technologies' antiviral textiles provide enhanced protection from COVID-19 when compared with other masks on the market.

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UMN researchers working on a new type of ventilator
Jan 11, 2021

Minnesotans' investment in the University made it possible for researchers to quickly develop technologies to address COVID-19 health needs. 

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Portrait of Branden Moriarity
Nov 24, 2020

Catamaran Bio, a biotechnology startup developing new cancer treatments, has raised $42 million in venture capital.

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Grey/white collage of conference images, overlay is a maroon/gold icon of a brain and sprocket (conference logo), words read Women's Innovators Conference: Inclusive Innovation
Nov 20, 2020

Nearly 200 online attendees from across the Twin Cities participated in the 5th Annual Women Innovators Conference, a professional development summit designed to help women innovators connect the dots between their ideas and achieving a positive, significant impact.

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Tekne Awards logo
Nov 20, 2020

The Tekne Awards, hosted annually by the Minnesota Technology Association, highlight the many people and companies driving technology innovation in Minnesota.

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Nov 11, 2020

Researchers from the UMN College of Science & Engineering were recently named recipients of the 2020 TechConnect Business Innovation Awards.

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Nov 9, 2020

A recent news story about CRISPR gene editing featured Professor Dan Voytas and UMN-launched startup Calyxt.

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Oct 27, 2020

The new portal, Industry Engagement at the U, provides a simple, straightforward waypoint for industry leaders to connect with experts in academia to discuss collaboration.

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Oct 19, 2020

An app developed by UMN researchers in collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Health is now being used in all 50 states.

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