The Midwest Nano Infrastructure Corridor

MINIC is an open research center that offers a full suite of tools for external researchers to fabricate micro- and nanoscale devices, including microelectronics, MEMS, microfluidic systems, biosensors, optoelectronic devices, and electronic packaging. We also provide tools for work in emerging areas like 2-D materials, nanoparticles, and the biological applications of nanotechnology.


MINIC has two research centers in Minneapolis and Fargo, North Dakota.

The Minnesota Nano Center has labs, instrumentation, and experts in the areas of nanofabrication, microelectronics, nanoparticles, and the biomedical applications of nanoscience. Find out more by visiting the MNC website.

The Center of Excellence for Advanced Electronics Design & Manufacturing offers tools, facilities, and expertise for advanced chip packaging and assembly. More details can be found at the CAEDM website