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Discoveries by University of Minnesota researchers

Discoveries by University of Minnesota researchers were used to launch a record 12 startups in fiscal 2012. The companies include two IPrime faculty inventors:

Argilex Technologies
Membrane technology for separation processes such as those in the petroleum refining, chemicals and biofuels industries
Michael Tsapatsis, CEMS Dept (NMP faculty)

Treatment using live bacterial preparation that could stop infection caused by the bacterium Clostridium difficile
Michael Sadowsky, SWC Dept (BB Faculty) with Alexander Khoruts/Medical School

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