Software Showcase Highlights the Commercial Opportunities of 12 Emerging Technologies from U of M

University of Minnesota Office for Technology CommercializationA crowd of around 25  gathered at University Enterprise Laboratories (UEL) last week for the U of M OTC ‘Software Technology Showcase’ that featured a host of emerging technologies available for licensing and/or capital investment.

The University of Minnesota Office for Technology Commercialization (OTC) oversees all aspects of technology commercialization at the University, bridging the gap between the lab and the marketplace.  Segmented into five distinct areas — Agriculture & Horticulture, Engineering & Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Software & Information Technology and the Venture Center — the mission of the OTC is to translate University of Minnesota research into new products and services that provide growth opportunities for licensees, benefit the public good, improve the quality of life, and generate revenue to support the University’s research and education goals.