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University of Minnesota Wins $260M National Bio-Industrial Institute

Posted by Unknown on Friday, October 30, 2020

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded its bio-industrial manufacturing institute to the University of Minnesota. This new national hub of advanced, sustainable manufacturing technology will be based on the Saint Paul campus, with satellite offices in Berkeley, CA, and Cambridge, MA, and operations in a total of 31 different states. The $80.7 million investment from the DOD will be matched by more than $180 million in non-federal investments. GREATER MSP plans to support the University in building an ecosystem of innovation around the new institute and transforming the institute into an engine of long-term economic growth and sustainable solutions.

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