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UMN Celebrates 200th Startup Company and Top Ranking for Technology Transfer

The University of Minnesota today announced that it has launched 200 startup companies since 2006, a significant milestone in its work to scale and commercialize ideas and inventions from labs and research facilities on its five campuses. The announcement coincided with a report released today by the group Heartland Forward that ranked the University of Minnesota Twin Cities first for technology transfer within the heartland, a 20-state region, and fifth among all U.S. public universities. 

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University of Minnesota Celebrates Its Role in GREATER MSP Partnership Proposal to Create a Local Bioinnovation Ecosystem

The University of Minnesota has a key role in the GREATER MSP Partnership proposal that was selected as one of the 60 finalists for grants funded by the $1 billion federal “Build Back Better Regional Challenge” this week, University officials said today. The GREATER MSP Partnership involves more than 50 partner organizations and seeks to accelerate job growth and racial equity by growing Minnesota’s bio-innovation sector.

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