The infamous “valley of death” is a bleak place for intellectual property. Fortunately, the University of Minnesota’s Committee for Pharmaceutical Development (CPD) has been created to guide researchers through the valley and bring life-altering drugs to market.
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November 3, 2011
The Department of Defense represents the greatest amount and diversity of the federal research and development budget. Chip Laingen, executive director of the Defense Alliance of Minnesota, offers some advice on how to win DoD support for University of Minnesota projects.
October 3, 2011
The American Heart Association recently announced a new membership/application requirement, effective for winter 2012.
June 16, 2011
Vice President for Research Tim Mulcahy announced today that more than $12 million in funds derived from the University’s share of technology commercialization royalties will be invested to enhance key infrastructure in support of research and scholarship at the University of Minnesota. This one-time funding follows recent investments of an additional $15 million, bringing the […]
March 23, 2011
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for Round 7 of Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health solutions. Applicants can be at any experience level, in any discipline. Initial grants will be $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional […]