Life Sciences

Gene Rebeck

A Greener Dream

If it can unlock the potential from its timber, the Iron Range could become a center for biochemical production.

July 25, 2014

Cargill phasing out growth-promoting antibiotics in turkeys

One of the nation’s largest turkey producers will stop feeding growth-promoting antibiotics to its birds. The Star Tribune reports that Cargill’s signature Honeysuckle White and Shady Brook...

July 21, 2014

Two Big Deals Help MN Medical Investments Climb 68%

Investments in Holaira and Inspire Medical helped drive the strong quarter.

July 17, 2014

M&A

Bio-Techne Acquires Yet Another Bio-Tech Firm

The Minneapolis-based biotechnology company bought Novus Biologicals for $60 million, less than a month after spending $300 million on a protein analysis company based in California.

July 03, 2014

St. Jude headquarters

St. Jude Addresses Regulators' Concerns At Mftg. Plant

St. Jude Medical, which had received a warning letter about operations at a California facility, said that it has now addressed regulators' concerns.

July 02, 2014

TV series travels the globe with Minnesota humanitarian foundation

An inspiring new 10-part television series on the work of the Eden Prairie-based Starkey Hearing Foundation has its debut Monday night on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). The Pioneer Press reports...

June 23, 2014

Medtronic's Fridley headquarters

Amid Medtronic’s Move, MN Remains A Med-Tech Leader

Despite a legal headquarters relocation, Medtronic is retaining its workforce in Minnesota, which remains a national leader based on med-tech jobs and concentration of medical device manufacturers.

June 17, 2014

Medtronic's headquarters

Medtronic Plans $43B Acquisition, Will Relocate HQ

The company said that, while it plans to relocate its headquarters from Fridley to Ireland, it will retain its “operational headquarters” in the Twin Cities.

June 16, 2014

Medtronic Seeks Dismissal Of Shareholder Lawsuits

A two-person committee appointed by the med-tech giant concluded that allegations against Medtronic’s leaders are “without merit”; it’s now seeking dismissal of shareholder lawsuits.

June 10, 2014

CardioMEMS

St. Jude Gains Wireless Sensor Tech In $375M Acquisition

Now that CardioMEMS’ heart-monitoring technology has been approved, St. Jude is executing its option to buy the company, in which it had previously invested.

May 29, 2014

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