Two University of Minnesota startups named among “Best University Startups”

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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. The startups were selected by representatives from leading industry companies based on criteria including the technology’s potential, the experience of the business team and the invention or service’s commercial feasibility. The 35 startups represent early-stage companies with high potential to create jobs, advance technology and meet societal challenges in health, the environment and other fields. These companies will present as part of University Startups Demo Day at Congress in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 20.

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