January 13, 2010

Klobuchar: Nation urgently needs business innovation

By Kelley Luckstein

During a visit with Rochester business leaders on Monday, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said there needs to be a "national call to action" to encourage business innovation -- …


Dr. Eric Wieben, co-director of The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics, said the program's success is a result of Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota teaming up.


"Mayo and the University of Minnesota realized about five years ago that we couldn't compete in the global marketplace as well individually as if we really tried to join up and pool our talent and work collectively to develop new types of therapies and ideas," he said.


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