Research at the U leads to record number of start-ups in 2013


Research at the University of Minnesota has led to a record number of start-up businesses for fiscal year 2013.

Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal reports that there are 14 new start-ups coming out of the U. Most are medical businesses, but as the paper notes, but one company developed a breathalyzer app for smartphones.

The U says in a statement that it expects to launch five more companies in the coming months. Last year, the U of M produced 12 new companies, which was a record at the time.

A full list of recent U start-ups can be found on this page on the U's web site.

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