Startup Ascenix BioTechnologies will perfect and commercialize production methods to synthesize chemicals from renewable feedstocks.
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March 6, 2013
February 6, 2013
Robotics could change the face of society as profoundly and permanently as personal computers. The U of M is uniquely positioned to help spearhead a robotics revolution.
January 15, 2013
Bark from the birch tree, the oldest of all species of trees, will be used by U of M startup The Actives Factory to produce a variety of natural chemicals for nutritional supplements, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
September 19, 2012
From promoting better driving skills to treating deadly brain tumors, discoveries by University of Minnesota researchers were used to launch a record 12 startup companies in fiscal 2012.
August 17, 2012
Professor Steven Koester is developing a new type of continuous glucose monitor, which uses graphene to sense glucose wirelessly. Connect with Koester and several other U of M scientists during the Sept. 27 Innovation Showcase: Software & Physical Sciences.