MHTA — On Wednesday, September 30, developers from across the Midwest will gather for the 10th year to share knowledge and learn about the latest technology topics from some of the industry’s best. Organized by ILM Professional Services, the Minnesota Developers Conference (MDC) will take place at the Earle Brown Heritage Center.
Coming up this month: 10th Annual Minnesota Developers Conference
Research internship helps SciTechsperience student gain acceptance to prestigious grad school
MHTA — “One of the big things that graduate schools look for is research experience,” said Cody Wrasman (center left above), a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Chemical Engineering. Wrasman is nearing completion of his second SciTechsprience research and development internship at AVEKA Inc. in Woodbury.
Free seminar highlights federal funding opportunities for small tech firms
MHTA – A free webinar for MHTA members will highlight how the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs can provide non-dilutive funding to support ideation to commercialization. The SBIR and STTR Programs are highly competitive programs that encourage small businesses to engage in federal research and development efforts that have the potential for commercialization.
DataBank’s Twin Cities facility fortifying data security controls
MHTA — DataBank, Ltd., a leading custom data center, managed services and cloud provider, has announced that their Eagan, MN, facility has completed a demanding readiness assessment preceding a third-party audit of its data security controls. The Eagan facility will follow the well-established audit process used in all DataBank facilities.
Brookings report finds Minnesota will expand regional economic opportunity by focusing on three pillars for growth: innovation, trade, and talent
MHTA — The Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution has released an analysis of Minnesota’s economy and recommendations for its future growth. The report, the culmination of a multiyear collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, analyzes the opportunities and challenges facing seven regions across Minnesota and the state as a whole. It offers a state agenda for bolstering regional assets to achieve economic growth and opportunity.