MnTech News & Updates

Finalists for MHTA 2018 Tekne Awards Span from Startup to Fortune 500 Innovators

In a demonstration of the strength of Minnesota’s innovation economy, the Minnesota High Tech Association has announced 48 finalists for its annual Tekne…

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Health Tech Start-up HabitAware Has Elements of Success

HabitAware has all the elements of a successful tech start-up: A new digital health device to treat an unmet need, patented technology backed by a…

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$1 Billion for Defense Tech Innovations

If you're a tech innovator seeking R&D funding, start thinking about the DOD billion-dollar pot of money from SBIR/STTR, where you own the intellectual…

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Tekne Awards

2018 Tekne Awards Due Date Extended to Aug. 10

The Minnesota High Tech Association is inviting innovators in science and technology from across the state to apply for the prestigious Minnesota High Tech…

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MNSBIR: Technological Innovations with Commercial Potential Sought by the US DOE

Non-Dilutive Funding up to $1,225,000 over three years to support scientific advances in energy ...

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MN High Tech Foundation Scholar Gianna

MN High Tech Foundation Scholar Succeeds in Multiple Roles

In the Fall of 2017, Gianna Madison had three life-filling roles: full-time student at Dunwoody College, senior technician at RSP Architects, and mother to a…

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Entrepreneur Profiles: Sofia Fund on the Fundamentals of Fundability

The burgeoning number of innovative startups in Minnesota's science and tech community should be attracting more attention from early-stage funders, or angel…

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Entrepreneur Profile: Quench Medical Finds Funding Via MN SBIR

Quench Medical is on a quest to bring life-changing improvements to treat asthma. As CEO and founder of Quench Medical, Bryce Beverlin II, PhD, has been…

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Innovators in Energy: 75F

The story of innovative startup 75F, based in Burnsville, Minnesota, illustrates that innovation is thriving in Minnesota. 75F is one of the past recipients of…

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Annual Spring Conference April 10 showcases Minnesota’s high-tech leaders & innovators

The Minnesota High Tech Association 23rd Annual Spring Conference April 10 has a power-packed agenda of the state’s leaders and innovators in technology. The…

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The TALENT Software Services Team during their Behind the Scenes Tour at MSP Airport hosted by Rick King

Behind the Scenes of a Bids & Bytes Benefit Auction Experience!

On November 14, a group from TALENT Software Services were treated to a custom tour of the inner workings of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport…

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You can still donate to the MHTA Foundation before the end of the year!

We want to thank all of the individuals who contributed this fall to support the MHTA Foundation’s STEM programming as part of Give to the Max day or at the…

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AT&T Plans to Launch 5G Evolution in Minneapolis in Time for Big Game

AT&T Plans to Launch 5G Evolution in Minneapolis in Time for Big Game

MHTA – AT&T has announced that they plan to launch 5G Evolution in parts of Minneapolis in the coming months. It will provide its latest network technology…

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MN Venture Q3-2017 Infographic

Venture capital investment at $85 million in Q3-2017

MHTA — Minnesota companies raised $85 million in venture capital in the third quarter of 2017, according to data from PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights.……

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MN-SBIR companies among MN Cup division winners and runners-up

MHTA — Three Minnesota companies receiving SBIR funding have been named as division winners and runners-up in the 2017 Minnesota Cup entrepreneurial…

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Andrew Wittenborg departs MHTA, new Membership Lead to be announced soon

MHTA — Andrew Wittenborg joined the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association earlier this month and will work on communications strategy and support MCPA’s…

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Three-quarters of a million dollars available to companies seeking STEM interns

SciTechsperience Internship Program kicks off new program year with 300 matching grants Minneapolis, Minnesota — The SciTechsperience Internship Program is now…

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