Commercialization Services

Services Overview

Helping research innovations move from lab to market

NRRI Business Services Team meets NRRI's mission to drive economic development in Minnesota. Combining business expertise with technical competency, the Business Services Team strategically manages client relationships, and builds innovative research opportunities for business development across the state. 

Guiding industry and UMN researchers through successful commercial partnerships.

Helping NRRI’s partners move their ideas forward. 

The Launchpad helps startups and new business initiatives commercialize game-changing technologies to solve global resource challenges.

NRRI projects are managed directly through the Principal Investigator or a dedicated Project Manager, and are supported through NRRI’s Portfolio Management Office.

Recent News

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Entrepreneurs find support organizations working together on their behalf in Northeast Minnesota to drive success.

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NRRI's Business Development team strategically manages client relationships and builds opportunities for research.