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.

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May 21, 2012 | Comments Off on SciTechsperience reaches intern goal

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.

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May 18, 2012 | Comments Off on Robotics industry off to a strong 2012

State exports set record

MHTA – Minnesota exports of agricultural, mining and manufactured products reached a record $20.3 billion last year, beating the previous record of $19.2 billion in 2008, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

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May 16, 2012 | Comments Off on State exports set record

Dayton vetoes tax bill

MHTA – Before the Legislature adjourned last week, legislators made one last effort to pass a tax bill that might garner the Governor’s support. It included a number of provisions for which MHTA members have been advocating to strengthen Minnesota’s technology and innovation economy.

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May 15, 2012 | Comments Off on Dayton vetoes tax bill

CIO Executive Summit attracts top IT leaders

MHTA – Registration is now open for the sixth annual Minneapolis CIO Executive Summit. On Tuesday, June 5th, the region’s top CIOs and IT leaders will gather at the Hyatt Regency. MHTA has proudly been a founding Host Partner of the Summit since its launch in 2007.

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May 15, 2012 | Comments Off on CIO Executive Summit attracts top IT leaders


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