Medtronic to acqurie Covidien

MHTA – Medtronic, Inc., a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, and Covidien plc, a global healthcare technology and medical supplies provider, have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Medtronic has agreed to acquire Covidien in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $93.22 per Covidien share, or a total of approximately $42.9 billion.

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June 16, 2014 | No Comments ›

Minnesota Cup names semifinalists

The Minnesota Cup announced it has advanced 70 teams of Minnesota-based entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators to the second round of the 2014 competition. A new record total of nearly 1300 participants submitted entries to the tenth annual Minnesota Cup, which is the largest statewide new venture competition in the country.The semifinalists, in seven divisions, will now compete for a share of $300,000 in prizes, as well as the opportunity to make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality. MHTA is a supporter of The Minnesota Cup.

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June 10, 2014 | No Comments ›

Survey helps tech companies benchmark employee benefits

MHTA – One of the key emerging questions of the health care reform era is how are companies evolving their benefit plans. A survey produced by the actuarial firm Milliman will help MHTA members answer that.

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June 3, 2014 | No Comments ›

Recognize innovative clients, partners and customers – Nominate them for a Tekne

MHTA – The Minnesota High Tech Association announced it has opened the entry period for the 2014 Tekne Awards earlier this month, and is now looking for your help. MHTA is asking the science and technology community to recognize the innovative partners, clients and vendors they work with by nominating them for a Tekne Award.

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May 27, 2014 | No Comments ›

MHTA partners to host CISO and CIO Executive Summits

MHTA- Registration is now open for the Minneapolis CISO and CIO Executive Summits on June 24th and 25th respectively. The region’s top CIOs, CISOs and IT leaders will gather at the Hyatt Regency for two days to discuss the latest trends and topics in IT and security. MHTA has proudly been a founding Host Partner of the Summit since its launch in 2007.

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May 27, 2014 | No Comments ›


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