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2019 Tekne Awards


November 20, 2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Each year the Tekne Awards shine a spotlight on Minnesota’s science and technology community by honoring innovation across numerous industries. The annual Tekne Awards gala draws our state’s most influential business, educational and government leaders together to celebrate Minnesota’s science and technology based economy.

The Tekne Awards are presented by the Minnesota High Tech Association.

Register by noon, Monday November 18th.

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Event Overview

4:30 PM – Private reception (By invitation to finalists, sponsors and other guests)

5:00 PM – Gala arrival and registration

5:45 PM – Gala dinner

7:00 PM – Tekne Awards Program

  • Finalist recognition and awarding of recipients in 12 categories
  • Public policy awardees
  • Small business innovation research/Small business technology transfer awardees
  • Lifetime achievement award
  • Presentation of 2019 student scholars
  • Giving moment for STEM and future student scholarships

8:30 PM – Post-Award Celebration

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