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We inspire discoveries that improve and extend human life. Researchers at The Hormel Institute use cutting-edge technologies to accelerate answers to fundamental biological questions through innovation and creativity to improve lives and cultivate hope.


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Kelly Vincelette, The Hormel Institute Community Outreach and Education Manager, Receives Grant to Expand STEM Education Offerings

The $25,000 grant from Southeast Service Cooperative will allow The Hormel Institute’s Community Outreach and Education department to expand its Young Scientist Program and offer training programming and resources for STEM educators.


2023-24 Young Scientist Program Closes, Called 'A Wonderful Program' 

The partnership between Austin Public Schools and The Hormel Institute is one that’s been described as offering “tremendous value” to students by both IJ Holton Intermediate and Ellis Middle School Principal Dewey Schara and Austin Public Schools Superintendent Joey Page.

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The Minnesota Bioimaging Center (MBiC) is a phased project that will build innovation space for cutting-edge bioimaging research capabilities needed to accelerate scientific discoveries in Minnesota and the Midwest region.


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The Hormel Institute is a biomedical research center within the University of Minnesota’s Research and Innovation Office (RIO) that advances scientific knowledge, educates the researchers of tomorrow, and promotes health worldwide. We serve as a center of technical and educational expertise to benefit the Austin community, the state of Minnesota, the Midwest region, and beyond.

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