Research and Development Capacity

So many remarkable innovations have come from Minnesota that we're tempted to call them Minn-ovations.

From food products to medical breakthroughs to technological wonders to gizmos and toys, Minnesota companies have given the world many life-saving, life-improving, and life-changing firsts.

It's a tradition that continues today at an unbridled pace because of the heavy emphasis our companies and educational institutions put on research and development.

R & D Overview

Minnesota is incredibly fertile ground for research and development innovation.

R&D Tax Credit

Equal to 10 percent of qualifying expenses up to $2 million for certain R&D activities.

Research Institutes

Known for innovation, Minnesota is deep R&D talent. Check out these respected facilities.

National Rankings

We rank at the top of the list in many national and international rankings of R & D capacity.

Our Inventive History

Minnesota has spawned some of the planet's most innovative companies, ideas and products.