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

With stagnant national funding, U looks to private sources
Minnesota Daily
Feb. 8, 2016

Disappearing-bead startup spun out of University of Minnesota raises $4.3M
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
Jan. 28, 2016

Industry drives research careers
Minnesota Daily
Jan. 25, 2016

University of Minnesota breathing-tech spinoff Andarta raises $1.9M
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
Dec. 28, 2015

OTC Events

02.14.16 - AUTM 2016 Annual Meeting

07.18.16 - AUTM Central Region Conference