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June 30th, 2009
It's tough to make big bucks with tiny technology
If Minnesota is ever to embrace nanotechnology, the state's top research university would seem like a good place to start.
The University of Minnesota boasts lots of impressive-sounding programs: Center for Nanostructure Applications, NanoBiotechnology Initiative, Nanofabrication Center, and Nano & Microsystems Applications Center.
Will any of this stuff translate into an economic windfall for Minnesota? So far, the U has licensed nanotechnology to three companies, two of them local, with mixed results.
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