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Dr. Robert Jones, senior vice president at the University of Minnesota. Tribune photo by Anne Polta

U of M research center in Willmar offers a 'tremendous opportunity'

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WILLMAR -- A University of Minnesota research and outreach center, slated to open this fall on the MinnWest Technology Campus, could help move Minnesota's burgeoning technology industry to the next level.


The initiative offers "a tremendous opportunity" for basic and applied research in promising areas such as renewable energy and poultry health, said Dr. Robert Jones, senior vice president for system academics and administration at the University of Minnesota.

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