About Us

MIN-Corps

MIN-Corps is the University of Minnesota site for the National Innovation Corps, with funding from the National Science Foundation, and additional support from 3M and individual donors. We are part of an NSF initiative to expand STEM students’ and scientists’ skill set out of the laboratory to translate their discoveries into the commercial world.

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Leadership

MIN-Corps leaders come from the College of Science and Engineering, the Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship in the Carlson School of Management, and the Office for Technology Commercialization.  Faculty members have records as talented STEM entrepreneurs, investors, and/or entrepreneurship educators. (Click on the pictures for bios.)

9-Mostafa Kaveh

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Mostafa Kaveh
Principal Investigator

8-Kirk Froggatt

Kirk Froggatt
Kirk Froggatt
Co-Principal Investigator

8-John Stavig

Holmes Director
John Stavig
Co-Principal Investigator

8-Jay Schrankler

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Jay Schrankler
Co-Principal Investigator

7-Carla Pavone

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Carla Pavone
Program Director/Faculty

6-Ben Ihde

Ben Ihde
Ben Ihde
Program Manager

5-Toby Nord

Toby Nord
Toby Nord
Faculty

5-Pamela York

Pam York
Pamela York
Faculty

5-Dale Nugent

Dale Nugent
Dale Nugent
Faculty
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This interdisciplinary effort is led by the Carlson School of Management Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship, the College of Science and Engineering, and the Office for Technology Commercialization. We also collaborate with the NIH-funded MN-REACH and state-funded MnDRIVE research commercialization initiatives.

Contact

About Holmes Center

MIN-Corps is located at the Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management:

Room 2-212
321 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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