Patent Pending

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Who will be the next Medtronic? What will be Minnesota's next breakthrough industry? Patent Pending will provide you the latest information and commentary on the people, companies, and trends driving innovation in Minnesota.

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Elk Run gets major boost on Jul 29, 2009 in UncategorizedThe proposed Elk Run biosciences project in Pine Island just took one major step toward reality. Developer Tower Investments said Wednesday that the state Department of Transportation will spend nearly $15 million building an interchange at U.S. High...



“Budget jihad” on Jul 24, 2009 in UncategorizedIf you need to know how much is riding on the new Dr. Doris Taylor company the University of Minnesota plans to spin out later this year, consider the following story, confirmed by several sources. About four months ago, Matt Kramer, Gov. Tim Pawlent...



Burrill and Piper Jaffray on Jul 17, 2009 in UncategorizedWill Piper Jaffray invest in Steve Burrill’s $1 billion Elk Run fund? Would seem to make sense. Burrill, a San Francisco-based biotech investor,  is scouring the Twin Cities for capital and as Minnesota’s largest investment bank, Piper p...



Farewell VitalMedix on Jul 10, 2009 in UncategorizedIt’s official. VitalMedix Inc., the promising University of Minnesota drug startup, is leaving for Wisconsin. The company, which is developing a hemorrhagic shock drug designed to keep patients alive even after catastrophic blood loss, hasnR...



U to host big conference on Jul 10, 2009 in UncategorizedThe University of Minnesota will host the annual conference of the Association of University Research Parks in 2010. The conference will focus on ways research parks and innovation can aid the world’s economic recovery. Pretty good timing for t...



Bits of other stuff on Jul 7, 2009 in UncategorizedAbbeyMoor Medical of Parkers Prairie has received pre-market approval from the Food and Drug Administration to sell “The Spanner,” a stent that treats men suffering from urinary problems because of a blocked prostate. Catchy name for a st...