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Welcome to the University of Minnesota Technology Marketing Site. Our portfolio of inventions provides a complete, search-able listing of available technologies, developed by world-renowned faculty, from across the University. We have categorized these inventions into Agriculture and Horticulture, Life Sciences, Physical Engineering Sciences and Software and Information Technologies.
Each technology listing includes a detailed technology description and the contact information for the appropriate Technology Marketing Manager. Additionally, some technologies may be licensed, non-exclusively, online. These agreements have standard terms and conditions that enable immediate licensing using a credit card or eCheck®. More information is available on the FAQ's page.
New University of Minnesota inventions are presented to the public through this Technology Marketing Site. If a partner has a specific need, OTC may help facilitate a Sponsored Research Agreement through Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA). Typically, Sponsored Research Agreements provide companies a first option to exclusively license any inventions arising from the contracted work. For more information please review the SPA website
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An infusion micropump system dispenses drugs locally to treat neurodegenerative disorders or for pain management. This drug delivery system includes an internal device composed of a hermetically sealed reservoir and an access port for easy refilling. It also encompasses a battery-less design for transdermal recharging and remote control via a specific frequency. Plus, its small design makes the micropump concealable under the scalp. The micropump dispenses the medication from the reservoir through the delivery cannula. (99058) More...