When the prescription drug abacavir, developed in University of Minnesota labs by Robert Vince, Ph.D., gained federal approval in 1998 and appeared on pharmacy shelves under the brand name Ziagen, it gave new hope to those with HIV. 933 more words
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Each year, the federal government offers about $2.5 billion in funding to help small businesses bring new innovations to market — including those originating from public research institutions like the University of Minnesota. 347 more words
Filing for a patent on a research discovery is more than just a way to protect the intellectual property behind it. Patents are often a crucial step toward moving breakthroughs beyond the lab and into the market, where they can benefit society. 496 more words
A startup company that develops next-generation cancer treatments based on University of Minnesota research has been awarded for its innovative therapies.
GeneSegues Therapeutics received the Minnesota High Tech Association’s… 131 more words
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