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U of M startup enVerde LLC to commercialize new waste-to-energy technology

A forest of coniferous trees.

Startup company enVerde signed an agreement with the U to develop a technology that converts organic waste into syngas.

3D-printed ‘bionic skin’ could give robots the sense of touch

finger sensors

Discovery could lead to electronics printed on real human skin.

New thin transparent film could improve electronics and solar cells

transparent electrionics

Conductivity is highest-ever for thin film oxide semiconductor material

Two U of M startups named among national “Best University Startups 2017”

Network

U startups are among the most promising in the U.S., according to the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer.

Humphrey School Launches CIVIOS, an online collection for sharing research

Civios

Collection features short, engaging and easy to understand materials including podcasts and videos.

New technology rewarms large-scale tissues preserved at low temperatures

Bischof and team

Groundbreaking discovery  is major step forward in increased availability of organs and tissues for transplantation.

U of M Libraries receives $1.5 million gift from the Wallin Foundation

Rendering

Funding will be used to create the Maxine Houghton Wallin Special Collections Research Center.

 

“Perfect” soap molecule from renewable sources wins top Dow SISCA prize

Students

Award recognizes students and universities for innovative research that encourages & promotes sustainable solutions

U of M and gener8tor announce partnership to boost support for U startups

lightbulbs

gener8tor to run the Office for Technology Commercialization’s Discovery Capital program 

Popular geosciences mobile app adds 53 new field trip guides with 400 stops

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Free app upgrade unlocks huge amounts of data previously only available in print or PDF

A game changer

Nic VanMeerten

Doctoral student Nic VanMeerten explores using video games for the greater good.

Two University of Minnesota startups named among “Best University Startups"

Closeup of reflection in windows

UMN startups named among the “Best University Startups 2016” by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer.

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