Half day immersion into Lean Innovation principles and commercialization processes as applied to the commercialization of medical innovations. 

Hybrid – online and in-person at McNamara Alumni Center on UMN East Bank. Post-seminar happy hour for in-person networking and mingling.

This program is especially appropriate for graduate students, postdocs, early-career faculty and research professionals interested in what it takes to commercialize medical innovations including diagnostic tools, therapeutic devices, pharma, and healthcare IT. 

The program will be live-streamed via Zoom, but in-person attendance is encouraged for Twin Cities participants.  Stay for the happy hour!


  • Identifying a Commercializable Solution
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer
  • Product-Market Fit
  • Market Assessment
  • Commercialization Milestones
  • Regulatory Considerations
  • Academic Roles in Commercialization

About MIN-Corps

With support from the National Science Foundation, MIN-Corps is a joint initiative of the College of Science and Engineering, the Office for Technology Commercialization, and the Carlson School of Management's Gary S. Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship.

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