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IPRIME focuses on creating opportunities for professionals in industry to collaborate with students and researchers at the University of Minnesota. This exchange provides a productive environment for addressing key areas in interfacial and materials science.

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Tranquillo leads breakthrough research on tissue-engineered blood vessel replacements

Nov. 1, 2017 - Researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a new lab-grown blood vessel replacement that is composed completely of biological materials...

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Research Programs

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    Coating Process Fundamentals (CPF)
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    Microstructured Polymers (MP)
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    Nanostructural Materials and Processes (NMP)
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    Biocatalysis and Biotechnology (BB)
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    Biomaterials and Pharmaceutical Materials (BPM)
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    Electronic Materials and Devices (EMD)
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    Flexible Electronics and Photovoltaics (FEP)

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2017 Meeting Highlights

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"Increase industry sabbaticals in academia.
Industry sabbaticals are encouraged through personal relationships and in some consortia (for example, the IPRIME consortium at the University of Minnesota, where over 200 industrial researchers have participated in its Industrial Fellows Program)."

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Upcoming Events

Free Seminar: Advanced AFM of Soft Materials: New Capabilities in Multifrequency Methods
Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

Seminar: 9-10 a.m.
Keller Hall, Room 3-180
200 Union St. SE, Minneapolis
Guest Speaker: Professor David Haviland, Department of Applied Physics, The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden 

Demonstrations: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (with ad hoc break) 
Shepherd Labs, Room 87
100 Union St. SE, Minneapolis
Bring a sample.

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Mid-Year Workshops

January 9 - 10, 2018

Watch for more information in late Fall 2017