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U startup CEO recognized among “Titans of Technology”

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Terri Soutor, CEO of University of Minnesota startup FastBridge Learning, received an award last week recognizing her prowess in building a business around emerging technology. 224 more words

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Two U startups named among Best University Startups 2017

Two startup companies based on University of Minnesota research discoveries received national recognition today for their potential to create jobs, advance technology and meet societal challenges in human health and the environment. 446 more words

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Recognizing the U’s most entrepreneurial innovators

Picture a researcher, and you might think of someone running experiments in a lab, collecting data in the field or piecing together a prototype. But for many researchers, the job doesn’t end when a discovery is made. 708 more words

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Bringing new drug therapies to life

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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Material Witnesses — Researchers Around The World Are Delving Into Drexel's 2D MXene

It’s been just over five years since researchers in Drexel’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering reported on a new, two-dimensional material composed of titanium and carbon atoms. 1,374 more words

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ApoGen receives $7 million investment for cancer therapy

A University of Minnesota startup recently attracted a major investment to support continued development of drug therapies that make cancer treatments more effective.

ApoGen Biotechnologies Inc. 294 more words

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Applying for federal funding to help commercialize discoveries

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

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