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Angel Tax Credit Program fully distributed for 2016

MHTA — The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has announced that all $15.5 million in Angel Investment Tax Credits have been allocated and that the 2016 program is closed.

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December 21, 2016 | Comments Off on Angel Tax Credit Program fully distributed for 2016
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You can still donate to the MHTA Foundation before the end of the year!

We want to thank all of the individuals who contributed this fall to support the MHTA Foundation’s STEM programming as part of Give to the Max day or at the Tekne Awards Gala.

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December 14, 2016 | Comments Off on You can still donate to the MHTA Foundation before the end of the year!

Science Museum’s Kitty Anderson Youth Science Center introducing underserved youth to STEM through social justice education

MHTA — For 20 years, the Science Museum of Minnesota’s Kitty Anderson Youth Science Center (KAYSC) has been engaging youth in grades 7-12 in science programming afterschool, on Saturdays, and during the summer. And for the last three years, students have been applying STEM Content and Computational Thinking to learn about Nutrition and advocate for Food Justice.

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December 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Science Museum’s Kitty Anderson Youth Science Center introducing underserved youth to STEM through social justice education
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Interns impress at St Cloud biomaterials company

Every year, employees at Microbiologics vie for a seat in the conference room to see the company’s interns make their final presentation. The audience for the presentation includes senior management, supervisors and the few other employees lucky enough to land a spot. “People have been asking to get in and I’m worried that we won’t have enough room,” says Jill Stadel, HR Generalist at Microbiologics.

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December 6, 2016 | Comments Off on Interns impress at St Cloud biomaterials company
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MHTA Foundation raises critical funds to support Minnesota’s future STEM workforce

The MHTA Foundation is pleased to announce that attendees at the 2016 Tekne Awards pledged $36,808 for the Foundation’s STEM Scholarship fund. The Minnesota High Tech Foundation (MHTF) is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 corporation founded in 1985 to promote and support excellence in science, math and technology education. The Foundation educates Minnesotans about the importance of a strong technology-based economy through outreach.

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November 29, 2016 | Comments Off on MHTA Foundation raises critical funds to support Minnesota’s future STEM workforce

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