Minnesota continues to grab attention for the growth of its science and technology economy. At the end of last year, the Milken Institute ranked the state 7th in its State Science and Technology Index. Some of the reasons why will be on display next month when MHTA hosts Tech.2017 at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley.
Tech.2017 highlights Minnesota strengths & challenges
2017 Legislative Session underway
The 2017 Legislative Session began today with Republicans in control of both the House and Senate, and Governor Dayton gearing up for his final two years in office.
SciTech intern taps lab experience to land brewery internship
Sam Ellis (right) is a senior majoring in Biomedical Science at St. Cloud State University and on his way to medical school. What makes this fascinating is his current internship: It’s not at a clinic; it’s at Beaver Island Brewing Company in downtown St. Cloud through the SciTechsperience Internship Program. What does a future career in medicine have to do with beer? It’s all about the yeast.
Governor’s Task Force on Broadband Releases Annual Report
The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband released its annual report today, which includes recommendations for Gov. Mark Dayton, the Legislature and other policymakers to consider during the 2017 legislative session.
Bloomberg ranks Minnesota 9th in 2016 US State Innovation Index
MHTA — Minnesota comes in 9th in Bloomberg’s recently released 2016 US State Innovation Index. This is a one spot jump from 10th in 2015.