innovation

Innovator, influencer or renegade?
Innovators, influencers and renegades — oh my! Minnesota businesses are bursting at the seams with them. And the best thing is no industry can contain them — from health care to construction to law and retail, our state is brimming with brilliance. Don’t believe us? Read on. Read More
Kaywin Feldman is making the Minneapolis Institute of Art accessible
Back when Studio/E launched their first-ever cohort, Kaywin Feldman had an idea. Intent on improving the museum’s gift shop, Feldman’s idea evolved into a larger strategy to change the experience of entering the museum. Now more than twice the number of people enter the museum than when she inherited her role (last year, attendance hit 900,000). Read More
Starkey Hearing Technologies reveals new hearing aid
On a humid and cloudy Monday morning, employees were gathered in the parking lot at Starkey Hearing Technologies headquarters. From atop a temporary stage, Dr. Achin Bhowmik, the company's chief technology officer, was detailing the in and outs of the business' newest technology. Read More


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On March 7th, hundreds of members of Minnesota’s entrepreneurial ecosystem will gather at the The Minnesota Entrepreneur Kickoff.  A focal point of conversation is emergent technologies. Read More
Microsoft is taking advantage of the Super Bowl to bring together big brands, local brands and connect them to sports and the local business community at the Microsoft Technology Center in Edina. Read More
Before the big kickoff, come celebrate the innovation of the Bold North at the Startup Capital of the North Showcase by MN Cup and Greater MSP. Read More
Michael Resnick is professor emeritus at the Department of Pediatrics at the U of M. He was also the Director of the Healthy Youth Development Prevention Research Center and Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Fellowship Program.
MNBIZ: What’s changed in adolescent health studies?
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The Singularity itself — the moment when human and machine intelligence become inseparable — heralds “the dawning of a new civilization that will enable us to transcend our biological limitations and amplify our creativity.” Read More
A new approach for boosting innovation in business is gaining its U.S. foothold in Minnesota.
This week, ThinkergyUS is training its first nine American consultants in Minnetonka. The independent innovation trainers will roll out the Thinkergy method to businesses that seek to use creativity for a competitive advantage.
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