Minnesota Resources for Science & Technology Companies

Nov. 2 | 7:30 am | Minneapolis — 

Kick start your day with a download of the wide variety of resources available to small businesses in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Minnesota. Whether you’re already pursuing your dream or searching for technology ideas to commercialize, Minnesota offers multiple resources to help bring your ideas to life.

Hear from leaders of nonprofit, University, and State programs that offer assistance in business consulting, STEM internships, R&D funding, technology opportunities and more. This event includes a networking breakfast, rapid demos of resources and a panel of entrepreneurs who have successfully used these programs to build their businesses.

Event Details
Thursday, November 2, 2017
7:30 – 11:00 AM
University of Minnesota
McNamara Alumni Center, Discovery Nexus, second floor
200 Oak Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

7:30 – 8:00 AM                  Networking breakfast
8:00 – 8:05 AM                  Welcome – Maura Donovan
8:05 – 9:45 AM                  Resource Demos:

  • OTC – Vaughn Schmid
  • UED – Tim Tripp
  • MN Cup – John Stavig
  • DEED, SBDCs, R&D Tax Credit – Mike Ryan St. Thomas
  • Mayo Clinic Ventures – John Zurn
  • MN-SBIR – Pat Dillon
  • SciTechsperience Internship Program – Becky Siekmeier
  • University Enterprise Labs (UEL) – Joanna LaBresh & Henry Larmie

9:50 – 10:30 AM              Interactive panel discussion with companies that have used these resources:

  • Tyler Ebert, AdrenaCard
  • Dave Goebel, Enverde
  • Eric Guire, ISurTec
  • Eric Morrison, Dynation LLC

10:30 – 11:00 AM              Resource tables – each resources in charge

Investment: $15.00


Space limited to the first 50 registrants! Registration is required – we’re unable to process cash payments at the venue

Questions? Contact beckys@mhta.org or frontdoor@umn.edu


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