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AT&T Plans to Launch 5G Evolution in Minneapolis in Time for Big Game

MHTA – AT&T has announced that they plan to launch 5G Evolution in parts of Minneapolis in the coming months. It will provide its latest network technology in some parts of the city, including areas near the host stadium, in time for the Big Game in February.

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November 14, 2017 | Comments Off on AT&T Plans to Launch 5G Evolution in Minneapolis in Time for Big Game

Exxell BIO joins collaboration among research institutions, private industry, and the US Government to develop a Novel Vaccine for Ebola and other Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses

ST. PAUL & ROCHESTER, MINN— Exxell BIO, with offices in St. Paul and Rochester, Minnesota, is part of a new consortium formed to prepare and test a vaccine formulation designed to protect against the Ebola, Sudan, Marburg, and Lassa fever viruses. Exxell BIO worked with Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) in the development of a TJU-led consortium for this major vaccine program. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has made an initial award of approximately $2.6 million to Thomas Jefferson University with further funding of up to a total of $30 million available over the course of the contract if all contract options are exercised. This five‐year contract, with the goal of completing a Phase 1 clinical trial of the tetravalent vaccine, will be funded by NIAID under Contract No. HHSN272201700082C.

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November 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Exxell BIO joins collaboration among research institutions, private industry, and the US Government to develop a Novel Vaccine for Ebola and other Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses

DEED Awards Funding to Groups that Help Emerging Businesses

MHTA — The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded two-year grants totaling $2.71 million to 16 nonprofit groups — including MHTA and MN-SBIR — that provide services and technical assistance to emerging businesses and entrepreneurs in Minnesota.

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November 13, 2017 | Comments Off on DEED Awards Funding to Groups that Help Emerging Businesses
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Donate to the MHTA Foundation on Give to the Max Day and help young entrepreneurs!

November 16 is Give to the Max Day — your donation to the MHTA Foundation’s STEM programming is a contribution to Minnesota’s future entrepreneurs!

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Entrust Datacard President and CEO testifies before U.S. Senate Committee on protecting consumers in era of data breaches

Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, announced that their president and CEO, Todd Wilkinson, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Mr. Wilkinson spoke during a hearing titled Protecting Consumers in an Era of Major Data Breaches.

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November 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Entrust Datacard President and CEO testifies before U.S. Senate Committee on protecting consumers in era of data breaches

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