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New startups take on societal challenges in health, environment

When it comes to finding solutions to some of the largest challenges facing society today, research and innovation are some of the best tools available. 657 more words

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Venture Center launches record 17 startups in FY16

The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 17 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. 295 more words

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MN-REACH seeks health care innovators for fourth funding cycle

Researchers who have developed cutting-edge medical technologies or pharmaceuticals can soon apply for funding to help bring those discoveries to market.

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Automated system helps truck drivers find safe, legal parking

Along busy highways, finding a safe and legal place to park a semi truck can be a challenge. When rest stop spaces fill up, truck drivers may park on the shoulders of highway ramps or nearby roads, creating safety concerns. 193 more words

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U launches 100th startup company to commercialize technology

The University of Minnesota announced today that it has launched 100 startup companies over the last 10 years based on technology developed through University research. 646 more words

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MnDRIVE technologies move beyond the lab

Since its inception, MnDRIVE (Minnesota’s Discovery, Research and InnoVation Economy) has fueled a multitude of research projects, all with the common goal of finding innovative solutions for grand challenges that fall within four research areas. 930 more words

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With latest cold-hardy grape, U continues to help grow an industry

The Itasca wine grape

At the University of Minnesota, grape research hasn’t just sprouted a few new vines — it’s spurred the growth of an industry. 291 more words

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