CNBC: Minnesota ranks 6th in Innovation

July 15, 2015

MHTA — CNBC has listed Minnesota 6th in their 2015 Top States for Innovation rankings.

From CNBC:  6. Minnesota

“The Minnesota High Tech Association, a nonprofit group of more than 300 companies and organizations, has set a goal of making the North Star State a Top 5 technology state. They’re almost there. Minnesotans set a state record for patents issued in 2014, beating the previous record set just a year earlier. The home of the University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic is a research powerhouse that also happens to be America’s Top State for Business overall this year.”

This comes as part of the 2015 Top States for Business list released last month that ranked Minnesota #1.

For more information on CNBC’s Top States for Business rankings visit:


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