MHTA – What does it take to turn an idea or invention into a successful startup? Staff at the University of Minnesota Venture Center is dedicated to helping take technologies from innovation to commercialization. They will teach you how to do it August 25th during MHTA’s Lunch and Learn program.
State IT Reforms Have Saved Minnesota Taxpayers $27.4 Million
Governor Mark Dayton and MN.IT Services Commissioner Carolyn Parnell announced today that the overhaul of Minnesota’s information technology administration and services has saved state taxpayers over $27.4 million to date. MN.IT Services expects to save at least another $7 million under these new reforms by the end of this year.
MHTA Members eligible for discount to Robotics Alley Sept 16-17
MHTA is proud to be a founding partner of the Robotics Alley Conference & Expo, and a supporting partner of this year’s event scheduled for September 16-17. As part of the partnership, MHTA is excited to offer members a 50% discount off of the admission rates.
Tekne Award application deadline is Friday, July 18th
Time is running out to apply for the 2014 Tekne Awards. The awards honor the organizations that play a significant role in discovering new technologies that educate and improve the lives of Minnesotans and people around the world. Now in its 15th year, the Teknes have honored hundreds of companies and leaders who continue to make Minnesota a home to cutting-edge innovation. The awards offer an opportunity to celebrate innovation in science and technology in many industry verticals.
The Toro Company celebrates 100 years of innovation
MHTA member and 2013 Tekne Award recipient, The Toro Company recently celebrated its 100th Anniversary with more than 2,000 employees, retirees, channel and business partners, and other valued guests gathered at the company’s headquarters in Bloomington, Minnesota.