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Lite Run Awarded $100,000 SBIR Grant for Innovative Mobility Device

Lite Run Inc. is pleased to announce that it has won a $100,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research.

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September 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Lite Run Awarded $100,000 SBIR Grant for Innovative Mobility Device

Andrew Wittenborg departs MHTA, new Membership Lead to be announced soon

MHTA — Andrew Wittenborg joined the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association earlier this month and will work on communications strategy and support MCPA’s leadership training activities.

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September 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Andrew Wittenborg departs MHTA, new Membership Lead to be announced soon
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Three-quarters of a million dollars available to companies seeking STEM interns

SciTechsperience Internship Program kicks off new program year with 300 matching grants

Minneapolis, Minnesota — The SciTechsperience Internship Program is now accepting student and company applications for the 2017-2018 program year. SciTechsperience connects college students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors to internships in small Minnesota companies. SciTechsperience is administered by the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) through a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

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September 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Three-quarters of a million dollars available to companies seeking STEM interns

Minnesota State – IT Center of Excellence Announces Sixth Annual Aspirations in Computing Award

What’s the best way to support the next generation of tech enthusiasts? Recognize their talent and cultivate a community where they can experiment, explore, and thrive. That’s the goal of the sixth annual Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Awards.

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September 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Minnesota State – IT Center of Excellence Announces Sixth Annual Aspirations in Computing Award
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Minnesota High Tech Association and Minnesota Venture Capital Association hosting Minnesota Venture Conference on October 25

Minneapolis, Minnesota — The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) and the Minnesota Venture Capital Association will be hosting the 31st Minnesota Venture Conference on October 25, 2017 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Minnesota Venture Conference attracts hundreds of investors, entrepreneurs and executives with the goal of highlighting Minnesota’s vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. Each year, participants gather for a day of knowledge-sharing, networking, and pitches from some of Minnesota’s most promising privately-held companies.

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August 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Minnesota High Tech Association and Minnesota Venture Capital Association hosting Minnesota Venture Conference on October 25

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