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An official proclamation declaring September 23, 2022 Technological Leadership Day in Minnesota
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Today is Technological Leadership Institute Day in Minnesota!

Posted September 23, 2022

TLI is celebrating 35 years, and the Governor of Minnesota is recognizing the milestone with an official proclamation.

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It's a Wrap! 45th "Aerosol and Particle Measurement" Short Course a Success

Posted August 25, 2022

62 students from around the country gathered at the University of Minnesota for the 45th offering of this well-regarded course. This was the first year TLI facilitated the event, and the reviews were great.

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TLI Professor Alfred Marcus receives prestigious award

Posted August 24, 2022

Professor and Edson Spencer Endowed Chair in Strategy and Technological Leadership Alfred Marcus received the 2022 Distinguished Scholar Award from the Academy of Management Organizations and Natural Environment Division (ONE).

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Best Capstone 2022 Award Winners

Posted August 19, 2022

Graduation requirements have been completed and diplomas are in hand for the MOT and MDI Class of 2022! It’s time now to announce and highlight a few of the outstanding capstone projects from this spring! Selections were difficult as always, but we are delighted to recognize the winner and finalists for our annual capstone award.

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BASE Accelerator Snapshot: Avni Tripathi

Posted July 26, 2022

Avni Tripathi and Kelli McCarthy have designed an innovative pillow that will help women sleep comfortably on their sides after a masectomy. It's one of seven startups being developed as part of the BASE Accelerator cohort.

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BASE Accelerator Snapshot: Elizabeth Crist

Posted July 19, 2022

Elizabeth Crist's concept for a new way to test combinatorial cancer therapies is one of seven startups being developed as part of the BASE Accelerator cohort.

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BASE Accelerator Snapshot: Chip Specker

Posted July 12, 2022

Chip Specker's concept for a way to back up your social media contacts is one of seven startups being developed as part of the BASE Accelerator cohort.

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BASE Accelerator Snapshot: Erik Jamison - Ekeling

Posted July 5, 2022

Erik's design for a device to help sled hockey players get on and off the ice promises to make the world a better place through engineering.

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Advisory Board Spotlight: Murad Velani

Posted June 22, 2022

The TLI Advisory Board plays a critical role in the success of our institute. We'd like you to meet the people who advise our staff and faculty.

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Student Entrepreneurs Pitch Tech Startups at BASE Event

Posted June 21, 2022

Thursday's event kicks off an eight-week process of refining and pressure-testing new business concepts