MHTA – Robotics Alley and the Minnesota High Tech Association are at the UAS Action Summit in Grand Forks. Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Action Summit 2012 is co-hosted by The Red River Valley Research Corridor and the City of Grand Forks. It is focoused on developing and strengthening the nation’s growing unmanned systems industry and advancing the call to develop responses to some of the pressing issues, challenges, and opportunities.
UAS Action Summit in Grand Forks
U of M begins search for new head of research
MHTA – University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler has appointed a search committee to assist with the hiring of a new Vice President for Research. The committee will begin its work soon with a goal of bringing candidates to campus this fall for public interviews.
CompTIA requests FirstNet feedback
MHTA – Earlier this year, Congress passed and the President signed into law the “Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012” which included $7 billion to build a nationwide wireless long term evolution emergency communications network. It also included grant funding for cities and municipalities for building-out the network.
SciTechsperience reaches intern goal
MHTA – Minnesota’s new program aimed at expanding the talent pool available to Minnesota science and technoloy companies is off to a strong start. SciTechsperience has matched 60 college students with small and medium-sized companies eligible for the state-backed program.
Robotics industry off to a strong 2012
MHTA – Robotics companies are once again enjoying one of the industry’s strongest opening quarters ever, according to new statistics released from Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade group.