Two University of Minnesota Startups Named Among “Best University Startups”
Two University of Minnesota startups were named among the “Best University Startups 2016” today by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2), an association of university startup officers. Innotronics LLC and Minnepura Technologies Inc., two companies launched by the University’s Venture Center, were among the 35 Best University Startups selected from 200 submissions from universities across the U.S.
Researchers Pool Talents to Solve Water Waste
A dip in a cool blue swimming pool can be just what the doctor ordered on these sweltering summer days. Lucky for us there are plenty of pools on the planet — some 9 million residential and 300,000 commercial pools in the U.S. alone. But what happens with all that water when we’re done with it?
Startup Profile: Minnepura Technologies Inc.
Minnepura Technologies Inc. uses bacteria-based biotechnology to purify water that has been contaminated by chemicals from industrial processes. The company is based on scientific discoveries by University of Minnesota researchers Alptekin Aksan, Ph.D., of the College of Science and Engineering and BioTechnology Institute, and Larry Wackett, Ph.D., of the College of Biological Sciences and also of the BioTechnology Institute.