A community centered on innovation. Got an idea? We'd love to see you! Our vision is to cultivate creativity while creating a community of hard working students.

Minnovate is a community formed at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities focused on student innovation and entrepreneurship. With several different 'tracks' anyone can find their niche in innovation with us. Join us to network, learn new skills, gain on-the-job project and work experience, compete, and innovate. We look forward to meeting new students interested in moving forward into innovation!


Apply for Minnovate's Industry-Readiness Program! Students have the opportunity to learn skills that they would not normally learn in the classroom such as 3D printing, Arduino/Coding, laser cutting and more.

Applications are due December 20th!

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Interested in networking with industry professionals in STEM or just learning more about STEM careers? Come to the Minnovate Networking event this Thursday, October 22nd
6-8 PM Central Time! Meet people with STEM degrees working in the industry and ask them about their jobs. Think of this as an informational interview, but with backup! There will be employees from Medtronic, Andersen Corporation, Donaldson, and more!
RSVP Here: https://z.umn.edu/MinnovateNetwork2020

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Our Brainstorming Event kicks off our fall semester this week! Come meet people and get practice being creative with your ideas. Sign up at z.umn.edu/BrainstormFall2020


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnovate's Industry-Readiness Program was moved online for the remainder of the semester. Our teams went above and beyond to stick with the program and presented their amazing prototypes today! Here is a screenshot of our awesome participants and future engineers!

Photos from Minnovate's post 11/15/2019

Such a successful night at Minnovate’s Innovation Challenge! So many great ideas from these students developing solutions to problems in the Healthcare, App Development, and Sustainability industries!


The Innovation Challenge Application is open! Sign up here today! z.umn.edu/ICFall2019


Innovation Challenge prompts are being decided today and signups will be opened!
Will you be signing up for Healthcare, App Development, Sustainability, or Industrial Engineering?


Next Thursday we are hosting a Mock Interview and Networking Event in Bruininks Hall 117! This is the perfect opportunity for younger students to get a feel for this process, and for older students to meet people in the field as they look for internships and jobs!
Sign up here for mock interviews with local engineers and come for snacks and networking!!


We are at the fall Activities Fair in Coffman Great Hall from 12-4! Come join us and learn about Minnovate!


Come visit Minnovate at Explore U today from 1:30-4:30 pm!


Come visit Minnovate at the CSE Student Group Fair outside Lind Hall today!


Bharat Pulgam, CEO of Runerra and previously MXers, came to speak to the students participating in the NOBE/Minnovate Case Competition today! Thanks to the students for participating and Bharat for sharing his startup story!

Timeline photos 03/25/2019

Welcome back everyone! It's time to get down to work again, hopefully the break was able to spark creativity within you because it's time to make it all a reality here in Anderson Labs! ✨

Timeline photos 03/24/2019

Visit Anderson Student Labs and learn new skills!

Welcome back everyone! It's time to get those gears turning once again! Here's what's coming next week in Anderson Labs. To sign up for these classes be sure to follow the link in our bio🛠


Sign up for our collaboration event with NOBE, a case competition sponsored by West Monroe!


Sign up today for the Spring Innovation Challenge!


Save the date! Join us March 28th from 5-7 for a networking event!


We still have spots available in our Minnovate Industry Readiness Program for Spring Semester 2019!
We work with schedules and teach you all the skills listed below!
Sign up at z.umn.edu/MIRP2019 and send us an email! [email protected]


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Photos from Minnovate's post 12/05/2018

Sign up for the 2019 Minnovate Industry Readiness Program! We are excited for another semester of learning and innovation!


Sign up for our 3D Printing Seminars as we pair with Engineering World Health at University of Minnesota and take over the 3D Printing Core!


Sign up at z.umn.edu/innovationchallenge2018 for our 4th BiAnnual Innovation Challenge!


We had such a good time at the CSE Org Fair today!

Photos from Minnovate's post 08/22/2018

One of our co-presidents was able to judge the 4H Engineering Design Challenge: Level 2 a few weeks ago. Each team was made up of three or more students from grades 6-12. They had to create a Rube Goldberg machine to plant a seed then water it with between 10 and 20 steps. Each machine had to include simple machines, a chemical reaction, an electrical reaction, and a hydraulic action.


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