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SBA Awards Grants to 21 State and Local Economic Development Entities, SBDCs, and Universities to Support R&D Commercialization and Small Business Innovation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted up to $125,000 awards in FY 2017 to 16 Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program recipients including state and local economic development entities, small business development centers, colleges and universities and up to $200,000 awards to five Small Business Technology Development Centers (SBTDCs) that provide support to innovative, technology-driven small businesses.

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August 17, 2017 | Comments Off on SBA Awards Grants to 21 State and Local Economic Development Entities, SBDCs, and Universities to Support R&D Commercialization and Small Business Innovation

Girls learn about engineering at this hands-on family event

MHTA — On Saturday, September 23, girls will explore the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) when The Works Museum hosts its third annual Girl Time event. At Girl Time, girls and their families will do hands-on activities, see demonstrations, and be able to ask women working in engineering about what they do.

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August 17, 2017 | Comments Off on Girls learn about engineering at this hands-on family event

DataBank Announces Expansion of Minneapolis-Area Data Center

DataBank, Ltd., a Digital Bridge portfolio company and leading provider of business solutions for data center, cloud, interconnectivity, and managed services, announced a 15,000 sqft expansion of data center capacity for their premier Minneapolis/Saint Paul-area facility located in Eagan, MN. The completion of the site’s third data hall, scheduled to open in September, will increase the facility’s overall footprint to over 40,000 sqft of white-floor data center space.

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U of M Venture Center launches record 18 startup companies in FY17

MHTA — The University of Minnesota announced that it launched a record 18 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers.

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August 16, 2017 | Comments Off on U of M Venture Center launches record 18 startup companies in FY17

DataBank hosts a Tech Experience Tour for Humboldt High School students

MHTA — DataBank, a leading national data center and cloud provider with two Twin Cities locations, recently hosted a group of students from Humboldt High School for an excellent onsite Tech Experience Tour at their MSP2 facility in Eagan. MHTA is working with area companies to provide these unique Tech Experience Tours for students interested in learning more about information technology and the high tech business world.

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August 8, 2017 | Comments Off on DataBank hosts a Tech Experience Tour for Humboldt High School students

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