UEL thanks our generous partners, who allow us and our companies to grow. Interested in becoming a sponsor and what programs we have available? Visit our Partnership Inquiry page for more information.
Patterson Thuente IP
Patterson Thuente IP helps creative and inventive clients worldwide protect, and profit from, their ideas.
GuideStar by Candid
GuideStar is an information service specializing in reporting on nonprofit companies. Compiled data and information reports allow nonprofit leaders to demonstrate their accountability and transparency to their community, stakeholders and investors.
The GAN Community is the largest group of highly curated independent accelerators, partners and investors in over 120+ cities on six continents, creating opportunities for startups around the world to access needed human and financial capital.
GMI provides new and remanufactured-to-specification (GMI Certified) scientific instrumentation and instrument service.
Lurie is a different kind of accounting firm, made great by our exceptional talent.
Our Founding Sponsors
University of Minnesota
The University is a leader in sponsored research. The University of Minnesota continues to expand activities that move its discoveries and technology to the marketplace for public benefit.
Xcel Energy is the fourth-largest combination electricity and natural gas energy company in the U.S.
3M is a global enterprise characterized by substantial intercompany cooperation in research, manufacturing, and marketing of products.
Allina Hospitals and Clinics
Allina Hospitals & Clinics is a nonprofit network of hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare services, providing care throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices with approximately 15,000 employees and revenue of $3.5 billion in 2003.
City of St. Paul
St. Paul’s Bioscience Corridor provides a focal point for research, development, and innovation in biotechnology.
Ecolab, a $3 billion-plus company, is the leading global developer and marketer of premium cleaning, sanitizing, pest elimination, maintenance and repair products and services for the world’s hospitality, institutional and industrial markets.
Medtronic is the world’s leading medical technology company, providing lifelong solutions for people with chronic disease.
Dorsey & Whitney, LLP
Companies rely on Dorsey & Whitney LLP to meet legal and business challenges that impact success.
SurModics is a leading provider of surface modification and drug delivery solutions for medical device and biomedical applications.
State of Minnesota
Minnesota was recently named “the Best-Run State” in the nation.
KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services and industry insight to help organizations negotiate risks and perform in today’s dynamic and challenging environments.
Gray Plant Mooty
The firm provides legal support of the highest quality, a dedication to uncompromising client services, and an active commitment to its century-plus tradition of community involvement.
Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $540 billion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance through almost 6,000 stores and the internet (wellsfargo.com) across North America and internationally.
Andcor is a venture catalyst that offers a core set of services designed to assist emerging companies in the Twin Cities.
Park Midway Bank (now Sunrise Banks)
Park Midway Bank is a St. Paul owned and managed community institution, founded in 1916. It is now part of Sunrise Banks, a family-owned, national chartered bank headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.