About Us

MILI offers students innovative training, knowledge, and experiences through industry specific courses and unique, hands-on evaluations of emerging technologies from around the globe. Our medical industry specialization draws on the diverse expertise of University of Minnesota researchers working in scientific, technical, legal, and ethical areas and leverages our state’s concentration of top-tier companies to create the next generation of leaders.

In turn, MILI offers national and international firms access to the rigorous intellectual community we have established: brilliant faculty with industry experience and academic accolades and focused, promising students who work to bring their expertise to bear on market evaluations, industry problems, and cutting-edge policy conversations.

MILI’s unsurpassed faculty, industry affiliates, National Industry Council, and students are shaping the medical industry at every level.


National Industry Council

The National Industry Council is comprised of senior level executives from national medical firms as well as banking and consulting firms with strong connections to the medical industry. The National Industry Council provides support to MILI, its mission, and to the Carlson School by providing leadership in several key areas:

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Executive in Residence

Faculty Council

The Faculty Council consists of representatives that have research and educational interests intersecting with the medical industry sector. Faculty Council members support MILI and its mission by:

  • Assisting to create and implement a research agenda
  • Providing advice on the MILI's education agenda
  • Facilitating dialog with faculty colleagues to support MILI research activities and teaching opportunities

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