Sanford Health physicians and nurses have created three businesses through the health care system’s new startup program, with several other new companies in the works. When a nurse, provider, researcher or other employee has an idea that solves an internal challenge or improves patient care, they work with the Sanford Innovations team. Rather than licensing the […]
As the world around us becomes more crowded and complex, the human population faces increasingly difficult challenges, particularly in the areas of health care, food supply and energy. A host of innovative and disruptive technology-based solutions devised by researchers all over the world will be required to overcome those challenges. Perhaps not surprisingly, some of […]
The Sun Grant Initiative, funded through the departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy and Transportation, promotes collaboration among researchers from land-grant institutions, government agencies and the private sector to develop and commercialize renewable, bio-based energy technologies. The proof-of-concept grants allow researchers to take their basic, exploratory work to the next level by proving their ideas work.