MHTA — Joe Erkens, the Business Development Manager at Starrett – Tru-Stone Technologies in Waite Park, hadn’t had an intern in nearly four years. When he saw the SciTechsperience Internship Program announcement in an email from DEED, he decided to take advantage of the program’s extensive pool of candidates and the matching wage grant to hire a student to pick up where his last intern left off.
Materials Engineering Internship provides rock solid experience for SciTechsperience student
Members appointed to Governor’s Task Force on Broadband
MHTA — Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed seven new members and reappointed eight current members to the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband, whose mission includes promoting the expansion of broadband in Greater Minnesota. MHTA President & CEO Margaret Anderson Kelliher was reappointed chair of the task force.
Mayo Clinic’s THINK BIG Challenge to offer entrepreneurs $100,000 start-up funds, expert guidance
MHTA — Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic Ventures and AVIA have announced the Mayo Clinic THINK BIG Challenge, a national competition offering awards totaling $100,000 for entrepreneurs with innovative ideas to transform the future of health and health care.
Prime Digital Academy hosts Demo Night to showcase group projects
Prime Digital Academy held their first “Demo Night” on Wednesday, July 15th to highlight the group projects of the inaugural graduating class.
Tunheim and Business Forward host business leader briefing on climate change and sustainability
MHTA — Tunheim and Business Forward recently hosted a business leader briefing with David Danielson, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy with the U.S. Department of Energy.