Can there be any doubt about Minnesota’s ability to turn big ideas into big commercial successes and world-class industries?
The fact that some of the world’s most recognized companies – including many in biotech fields – are headquartered or have major operations in Minnesota says a lot.Read More...
A rare atmosphere of collaboration exists among scientists, researchers, engineers, academia, industry and government in Minnesota's biotech sector.
And that willingness (desire, really) to work together is one of the things that draws bioscience companies here and makes them so successful.Read More...
Research lies at the heart of most every biotech breakthrough.
And for more than 150 years, dedicated scientists, researchers, engineers and physicians at the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic have driven bio-science advancements in Minnesota.Read More...
Minnesota practically gave birth to the world's medical device industry, and the state remains at the forefront of discovery in many life science and biotech sectors today.
That kind of success is so rare that it will be recognized later this summer as part of an exhibit at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.
Executives from Minnesota biotech companies, key research institutions and a whole lot of industry movers-and-shakers are converging on Philadelphia this week for the BIO 2015 International Trade Show.
What better time to take an up-close look at one of the state's largest and most fascinating industries?
Small business owners endlessly debate whether or not a social media presence provides any real return for all of the time, money and brain power it saps from an organization.
Is it really working? That's all they really want to know. And by working, of course, they mean is it making money?
A luminary of the electronic age named Marshall McLuhan coined the phrase "the medium is the message" to suggest that the tools we use to deliver content are as important - or more important - than the content itself.
Why? Because the tools can greatly affect how we receive and understand the message.Read More...
Remember the Rubik's Cube, that migraine headache disguised as a toy?
The object of that maddening little puzzle is simple enough. Twist, turn, adjust, readjust until you've aligned each of six separate colors on its own side of the cube. How hard could it be, right?Read More...
You’re a small business owner on the horns of a very common dilemma. With all of the powerful social-media tools at your disposal, you wonder what you should be telling the world about your company.
That’s your first mistake.Read More...
Marketing your small business was so much simpler and easier before social media showed up and threw a wrench into the whole works.
You bought some TV, radio or print ads. You forked over for a direct mail campaign once in a while. Maybe a billboard, depending on your budget.