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Minnesota Innovation in the News

Proto Labs, HP partnership takes 3-D printing to next level

August 8, 2017, Star Tribune

Fosston Dentist Seeing Success With Innovative Retainer

August 2 2017, Impact

St. Paul debuts strategy to increase tech jobs

July 31, 2017, Star Tribune

Tekne Awards application deadline extended to Aug. 4

July 27, 2017, Minnesota's Tekne Awards

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Innovation is embedded in our identity. Minnesota annually ranks among the top five states in new patents per capita and is home to leading technology businesses. This #InnovateMN campaign will highlight the contributions of Minnesota’s innovation economy and connect the next generation of entrepreneurs to available resources. We encourage Minnesotans and Minnesota companies to share their #InnovateMN stories on social media.

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What’s the #InnovateMN Campaign All About?

Minnesota is a hotbed of creative ideas, and we’re committed to helping innovators thrive. This campaign is about sharing inspiring stories and connecting entrepreneurs to resources.

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Workplace Too Hot? Too Cold? Innovator Gets It Just Right

75F in Burnsville has been recognized for HVAC innovation. The firm has developed smart control devices that make commercial spaces more comfortable and energy efficient.

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Resources for Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Minnesota is a great place for innovation and entrepreneurship. A wealth of resources and support is available to help startups and existing firms of all sizes.

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A Small Product with a Big Goal: Preventing Dialysis-Related Infections

Pursuit Vascular in Maple Grove, Minn., believes its small caps for catheters can save lives and prevent unnecessary health care expenses.

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Getting Hydroelectric Power from Water – Without the Dam

Verterra Energy in Minneapolis has developed a device that goes in moving water and generates power – without a dam. They’ve recently gotten national attention for it.

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Offering a Green Construction Alternative

Envirolastech, a Rochester startup that's building a manufacturing facility in St. Charles, is turning recycled plastic and other landfill-destined materials into durable building products.

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Building the Farm of the Future

Living Greens Farm isn’t your grandfather’s farm. It doesn’t have tractors or silos, there are no barns or livestock, and it doesn’t even have fields.

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