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    Our staff are working remotely but the office is still fully functional and we are here to assist you.

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    Award Winning Startups

    We have helped launch more than 200 startup companies based on UMN technology and have raised more than $1.15 Billion in investment capital, IPOs and acquisitions.

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    Diverse Stories of Innovation

    Learn about different innovators in various fields who worked with Tech Comm to translate their research into real world solutions.

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    Experts in Tech Transfer

    Among the top 15 public universities for technology transfer and ranked 2nd in the Big Ten for "innovation impact."

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News & Announcements

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Jan 26, 2023

Tech Comm has designed and launched a new request form and central portal for managing research agreements that protect intellectual property (IP), including MTAs, NDAs, and PMTAs.

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Dec 27, 2022

This McKnight Presidential Endowed Professor will be celebrating 25 years at the University of Minnesota and has been able to translate her research expertise into working on innovative healthcare problems in the NSF ERC, ATP-BioTM.

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Nov 21, 2022

The 6th annual conference gave women innovators and other attendees a space to gather and connect while listening to keynote speeches by local entrepreneurs Mary Grove and Damaris Hollingsworth and attending breakout sessions to nurture their innovation skills.

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We have launched over 200 startup companies based on U of M research.

Events

March 17 1:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Join us for Minnesota’s Life Science Pitch Competition at UMN Carlson School of Management. $20K in prize money, donated by UMN Medical School and Mayo Clinic, will be awarded!

March 27 3:00 p.m.

Announcements for the UMN Research Community