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New MN-IP option offers royalty-free licensing

Since it debuted in 2011, the nationally recognized Minnesota Innovation Partnerships program, or MN-IP, has set the University of Minnesota apart. This multi-faceted program has business-friendly terms that have helped forge more than 175 research agreements and several technology licenses between the U and industry partners. 371 more words

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MN-REACH seeks med-tech, pharma projects for third funding cycle

An upcoming funding opportunity will help researchers who have developed cutting-edge medical technologies or pharmaceuticals bring these discoveries to market.

The University of Minnesota’s MN-REACH… 233 more words

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Top 10 Inquiry stories of 2015

As 2015 winds to a close, Inquiry reminisces on a year of innovation and discovery at the University of Minnesota.

Led by the Office of the Vice President for Research, the blog set out in June 2014 to explore the impact of university research and tap into the collective knowledge of the U’s research community. 409 more words

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Patent roll call, fall 2015

A good invention can set a new standard in its field, redefine what’s possible and even change lives across the world. But before any of that can happen, most inventions require patenting. 551 more words

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Seminar series: Launching startups around U research

Interested in expanding the impact of your research, but unsure how to make it happen?

An upcoming event series hosted by the University of Minnesota’s… 468 more words

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STARTUP guides medical entrepreneur in path to market

Paul Hines knew his design for a high-tech pillbox could help caregivers better manage their loved ones’ medications.

So when Hines heard about the University of Minnesota’s STARTUP course in fall 2014, the then-U of M Medical School student saw an opportunity to find out how to bring his invention from prototype to market. 870 more words

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Startup takes aim at invasive carp threat in Minnesota lakes

The common carp, an invasive species now prevalent in Minnesota, has been a destructive force in the state’s many lakes since it was first introduced about a hundred years ago. 1,188 more words

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