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Celebrating Fifteen Years of Minnesota’s Technological Innovators

MHTA- For years, Minnesota-based companies have continued to invent, develop and implement technological innovations to meet the needs of people all over the globe. This evening, the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) announced the 36 finalists for the 15th annual Tekne Awards, which will be held on Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

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September 17, 2014 | No Comments ›

Preparing our Kids for the Future

Member Commentary – What are your hopes and dreams for your children as they grow older? I want my kids to be happy and healthy, to find love. I want them to be productive, good citizens of this world and I want them to find satisfying careers where they can solve interesting problems and create things that better humanity. As parents, how do we help them to achieve these things? The answer, of course, is STEM…Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!

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September 16, 2014 | No Comments ›

SciTech Interns Play Pivotal Role in Ag Startup

One of the highlights of the SciTechsperience Internship Program is meeting the high tech employers and students they hire. Over the summer, MHTA staff traveled throughout the state to connect with program participants. But the closest site visit took place right next door to MHTA in CoCo Minneapolis where Rowbot Systems is located.

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September 14, 2014 | No Comments ›

New R&D regulations provide opportunities and more flexibility for businesses

Member Commentary – Businesses looking to utilize the research and development (R&D) credit recently got some welcome news. On June 2, 2014, the IRS published final and temporary regulations regarding a method for R&D credit calculation. Specifically, the taxpayer-favorable regulations remove previous restrictions that prohibited taxpayers from making an alternative simplified credit (ASC) election for a tax year on an amended return, allowing businesses to now more easily maximize R&D credits in open tax years.

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September 9, 2014 | No Comments ›

Back to school with getSTEM

MHTA – As students and educators go back to school for the year, MHTA is seeking STEM professionals to serve as STEM Ambassadors to help change the world for students and their communities.

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September 2, 2014 | No Comments ›


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