TWIN CITIES INNOVATION
APRIL 17, 2019 | MINNEAPOLIS, MN | HILTON MINNEAPOLIS
On the last day of ICBI33, April 17 from 10:30am – 5:30pm, take the afternoon and experience a sampling of what makes the Twin Cities fantastic. During the two-hour tour, your guide will provide commentary on the downtowns of Minneapolis and Saint Paul and surrounding areas. This tour requires additional registration, which can obtained here:
TOUR STOPS INCLUDE:
3M Innovation Center
The 3M Innovation Center‚ located at the company’s global headquarters in Saint Paul‚ Minnesota‚ is one of many Global Technical Centers located in more than 30 countries worldwide. Designed to showcase the breadth and depth of the rich and diverse technologies‚ processes and products 3M has created‚ these centers bring to life the spirit of 3M Science. Applied to Life.
FINNEGANS House is an innovative vision where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. From a brewery in which 100% of profits are donated to feeding the hungry that includes a taproom, event space and private social club to a social business incubator and accelerator called FINNOVATION Lab including co-working space and programming in collaboration with the Impact Hub MSP which supports the full spectrum of social entrepreneurship by providing co-working space, education, and support for impact-driven business owners and investors. To learn more visit:
Lunar Startups, powered by Knight Foundation, is a new model for startup incubation specializing in growth, connection, and innovation for women, people of color, and other high potential entrepreneurs. To learn more visit www.lunarstartups.org.
Techstars Farm to Fork
Techstars Farm to Fork is a Food Tech accelerator partnered with Cargill and Ecolab. The program welcomes 10 startups a year in a 3 month residency at our office in Osborn370, which is the newly renovated innovation hub in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. The program is focused on digital solutions across the entire food value chain, from on-farm tech, supply chain and manufacturing, to restaurant tech. https://www.techstars.com/farm-to-fork-program/
University Enterprise Laboratories
University Enterprise Laboratories (UEL) is an incubator for early-stage ventures in life sciences, biomedical, and technology, working to shape the future for Minnesota’s next generation of startup companies. It is located in the Towerside Innovation District, between Minneapolis and St. Paul. As an incubator and collaborative working space, UEL supports the growth of new businesses, with world class laboratories, conference and office space, partnerships, and connections to our Minnesota’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. https://www.uelmn.org/