AURI opens St. Paul offices
AURI has opened new offices in St. Paul, leasing space on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus. This is the fourth official location for AURI, which also has offices in Crookston, Marshall and Waseca.
“With a large number of clients as well as several strategic partners located in the Twin Cities, it is important for us to have an urban presence,” says AURI Executive Director Teresa Spaeth. “We’re also excited to be on the University of Minnesota campus as our relationship with the university is critical in our research and development efforts.”
Currently, AURI Senior Director of Science & Technology Rod Larkins and Project Manager for Collaborative Initiatives Jennifer Berquam will be located in the new offices, which are located at the University of Minnesota Biological Sciences Center, 1445 Gortner Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
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