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

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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

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

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

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

U of M Venture Center launches record 17 startups in FY16

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The U of M launched a record 17 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by researchers.

Technological Leadership Institute to host commission on cybersecurity

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Commissioners and expert panelists will address challenges in improving nation’s cybersecurity at the U of M. 

NOvA shines new light on how neutrinos behave

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U researchers involved in results indicating that flavor, mass correlation may be more complex than previously thought

U of M hosts summit to improve student success with open textbooks

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Participating institutions have saved students over $3.1 million since 2012 inception 

Crowdsourcing project to transcribe and decode U.S. Civil War telegrams

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U researchers part of national crowdsourcing project to transcribe and decode U.S. Civil War telegrams

UMN launches 100th startup company commercializing technology

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UMN has launched 100 startup companies over the last 10 years based on technology developed through University research.

Printing a human heart

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Karlie Gause's care team used a 3D printer to create an exact replica of her heart.

First-ever videos show how heat moves through materials at the nanoscale and speed of sound

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Groundbreaking observations could help develop better, more efficient materials for electronics and alternative energy

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