Happy November! One of our goals for November is to understand how sustainable we are at UEL. In the next few weeks, you'll see more recycle and compost bins, information on how to recycle unusual items, and contests for our resident UEL companies. UEL partnered with Ramsey County and Aspen … [Read more...] about Sustainability at UEL
Rich in entities that support life-science entrepreneurs, Minnesota has an industry now boasting of scores of new players. Because a growing, vibrant life-science industry is key to Minnesota’s economic vitality, it’s critical that Minnesota businesses, organizations, government agencies and … [Read more...] about Minnesota needs to work to jump-start the next generation of life-science companies
Lite Run started at a swim meet. While watching their daughters compete, John Hauck and Doug Johnson were discussing how John’s knee pain was impacting his love of running. With John’s medical device background and Doug’s product development expertise, they started envisioning ways to displace … [Read more...] about LiteRun is running quickly!
LiteRun shipped its first equipment order to a customer in March! Pictured is LiteRun VP of Quality, Bruce Wigness, with the crate containing the debut walker. And atop the crate are boxes of varied-sized pants to achieve the patented LiteRun "un-weighting effect" benefiting patients whom are … [Read more...] about LiteRun Ships First Walker!
Whether just starting out or an established entity, companies' teams can ALWAYS benefit from educational resources which refresh information, introduce new concepts/approaches and highlight data important for their continued growth. UEL is committed to positively impacting the trajectory of … [Read more...] about UEL Announces Dynamic Programming Calendar for 2018!
ROSEVILLE, Minn., Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebiotix Inc., a clinical-stage microbiome company focused on harnessing the power of the human microbiome to treat debilitating diseases, announced today its successful first phase of collaboration with CoreBiome to measure the ability of RBX2660 and … [Read more...] about Rebiotix and CoreBiome Collaborate on Evaluating Microbiomes of Patients Treated with Microbiota Restoration Therapy™
On January 1, 2018, Minnesota Lions Eye Bank changed its organization name to Lions Gift of Sight! Several reasons compelled the change, including: Minnesota Lions Eye Bank, now Lions Gift of Sight, serves a large area that is outside of Minnesota, and a name that is not state-specific will be … [Read more...] about “Lions Gift of Sight” f.k.a. “Minnesota Lions Eye Bank”
Bo Hedlund, PhD, joined NDA Partners as an Expert Consultant. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. During his academic career at the University, Dr. Hedlund conducted research on hemoglobin chemistry and the role of iron in biology and … [Read more...] about Dr. Bo Hedlund joins NDA Partners
Are you confident about your ability to lead others? Learning how to lead when projects go upward, downward and side-to-side is more critical than ever before. This Lunch & Learn session will introduce you to the concept of Project Leadership. It's not about working harder... It's about … [Read more...] about Leadership is CRITICAL for Successful Projects – UEL Lunch & Learn 1/18/18
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, July 18 for this year's annual UEL BBQ! This has historically been one of the best networking parties of the summer -- don't miss it! For information or to become a BBQ Sponsor, please email firstname.lastname@example.org today! … [Read more...] about UEL Making Plans for 2018 BBQ!
MINNEAPOLIS - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Minnesota Clinical Research Hub (MCRH) announced its first contract for a multi-site, Phase I clinical research study. The contract was awarded to Prism Research and MD Biosciences, both based in St. Paul, MN and two of MCRH’s founding members. “Minnesota has always … [Read more...] about Prism Research and MD Biosciences Receive First Contract Award as Members of the Minnesota Clinical Research Hub (MCRH)
Peytant Solutions, Inc., headed by CEO John Schorgl, is committed to improving quality of life for patients worldwide by utilizing regenerative biomaterials to provide transformational solutions for luminal diseases. The first product in the platform is the AMStent™ System. Intended for treatment … [Read more...] about Regenerative Medicine Startup Peytant Solutions, Inc. “Graduates” from UEL, Receives $100k Biobusiness Grant and Pursues Additional Funding
Xenamed is a pharmaceutical drug development company founded in 2016. Xenamed develops products at UEL and collaborates with contract manufacturing organizations for manufacturing clinical supplies, submission batches, and eventually commercialization. In addition to research and development, … [Read more...] about UEL Tenant Highlight: Xenamed
Lite Run Inc. is pleased to announce that it has won a $100,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research. The award targets the development of a home version of the innovative Lite Run mobility device … [Read more...] about LiteRun adds financing
Less than two months after raising $800,000 in a seed financing round, University of Minnesota spinoff CoreBiome Inc. officially announced its launch as a new player in the burgeoning field of microbiome-related research and development. The firm’s CEO is Dan Knights, an assistant professor of … [Read more...] about CoreBiome: MicroBiome “Profiling” Services
What if your skin were the “device” delivering drugs to effectively treat diseases such as arthritis? While the best treatment for arthritis pain is high doses of pain relievers like ibuprofen, repeated ingestion of many medications can result in ulcers and kidney problems. Dr. Eric Morrison, … [Read more...] about Human Skin: Vehicle for Drug Delivery
When John Schorgl and his team set goals, they tend to reach them! Peytant Solutions was recently awarded a grant for BioBusiness from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota for a human amnion tissue covered scaffold, called the AmnioStent™, for the treatment of malignant airway strictures. The goal of … [Read more...] about Peytant Solutions, Inc.: Awarded & Graduated
UEL is proud of its two 2017 MN Cup Semifinalists! While neither LiteRun nor General Probiotics were selected as MN Cup Finalists, we congratulate these young businesses for their participation and look forward to witnessing their further growth! … [Read more...] about LiteRun & General Probiotics
UEL to host an educational luncheon forum as part of Twin Cities Start-Up Week -- Friday, October 13 at 11:30 a.m. --- join us! A panel of university and company representatives will explain and discuss how small businesses may benefit from working with universities. The panel will focus on R&D … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about university/industry relationships, but were afraid to ask!
If you're interested in attending events and activities throughout Twin Cities Start-Up Week 2017, please check out this comprehensive calendar of events! https://twincitiesstartupweek2017.sched.com/ … [Read more...] about UEL Hosting Open Working Space During Twin Cities Start-Up Week 2017! (October 8 – 15)
July 13, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS, MINN — Nonprofit UEL owns Minnesota’s largest, multi-company, state-of-the-art laboratory facility. UEL is governed by a board and leadership team dedicated to supporting early-stage life science and complementary technology ventures in an ecosystem that enables … [Read more...] about UMN Genomics Center’s UEL Satellite
Ximedica was honored by multiple UEL tenants and friends as they graduated from the UEL March 15, relocating their team, labs and offices to their new location: 2840 Vicksburg Lane Plymouth, MN 55447. Medical Alley Association's Shaye Mandle (also a UEL Board Director) was on hand to congratulate … [Read more...] about Ximedica Graduates from UEL
University Enterprise Laboratories in October of 2016 completed one of its most visible and impactful property improvements when it repaved or completely replaced its more than 180,000 square foot parking lot that surrounds the building. The project, begun on October 11 and completed October 26 by … [Read more...] about UEL Completes $375,000 Parking Lot Project
Local health care startups targeting regenerative medicine, obesity, glaucoma, blood cancer and other fields led the list of the biggest 2016 recipients of funding from investors eligible for the Minnesota Angel Tax Credit. The program allows angel funds that have been certified by the … [Read more...] about Peytant Solutions – UEL Tenant – noted for Angel Funding