University of Minnesota
Office for Technology Commercialization

Office for Technology Commercialization homeOTC


The University of Minnesota has a long, proud history of innovation & discovery, and our office works to get the revolutionary technologies that result from this research into the hands of the public.

We understand each stakeholder has specific needs. To best respond to those needs, we are organized into industry groups, ensuring we have the right knowledge and experience at the table:





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News & Announcements

06.13.14 Eureka! winner: University of Minnesota Office of Technology Commercialization +More

02.19.14 U cuts red tape for student inventors+More

01.29.14 U Minnesota industry partnerships program now allows companies to "test run" technology +More

01.08.14 Learn about our Internship program +More

12.16.13 MN biz leaders offer expertise for new U of M program +More

OTC Events

05.20.14 2nd Annual Life Science Innovation Showcase +More