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Minnesota Innovation in the News

U of M Launches Startup Developing Bioengineered Tissue That Could Shake Up Medical Device Market

December 4, 2018, Twin Cities Business

Target replaces startup accelerator program, partners with German retailer

December 3, 2018, Minneapoolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Land O' Lakes, 3M among Tekne Award winners

November 30, 2018, Minneapoolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Minnesota-based HabitAware's Keen bracelet made Time's list of the 50 Best Inventions of 2018

November 19, 2018, Time

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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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Banking on FinTechs

Minnesota's strengths in finance, technology and innovation complement the fast-growing FinTech sector.

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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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Putting Consumers First in the Retail Warranty Market

Upsie is an award-winning Minneapolis startup focused on making it easy for consumers to buy, find and use their product warranties.

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Sezzle Is Innovative Example of Growing 'Fintech' Sector

This startup offers an alternative payments platform on ecommerce websites that allows typically younger consumers to extend their purchasing power.

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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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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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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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