U of Utah Ranked No. 1 for Tech Commercialization

The University of Utah is the top research university in the nation when it comes to commercializing technology innovations, according to the Milken Institute’s 2017 ranking of Best Universities for Technology Transfer. The U has “quietly evolved into one of the most prestigious research universities in the United States with a strong emphasis on commercializing […]

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Troy D’Ambrosio Wins 2017 Innovation and Impact Award

The University of Utah announced the winners of the seventh annual Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award today. The award recognizes faculty who create products and initiatives with potential to change the world and improve lives. This year’s winners are: Troy D’Ambrosio, executive director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, assistant dean at the David Eccles School […]

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$30,000 Awarded at High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Utah’s top high school entrepreneurs won $30,000 in cash and prizes at the 2017 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HS UEC) Final Awards and Showcase event today at the University of Utah’s Lassonde Studios. The program is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a division of the David Eccles School of Business, and sponsored by Zions Bank. […]

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Rubi Life Wins $40,000 at the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Rubi Life, a student startup developing a wearable fetal activity tracker, won first place and the $40,000 grand prize at the 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge today. The event featured the best collegiate entrepreneurs in Utah competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes. The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is a statewide business model competition open to all […]

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VIDEO: Business Scholars Innovation Showcase 2017

Watch the video from the 2017 Business Scholars Innovation Showcase at the University of Utah. The Business Scholars is a program for high-achieving students at the David Eccles School of Business. In this event, the students presented innovation projects they developed during the year. Learn more about Business Scholars: eccles.utah.edu/students/business-scholars/.

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Join Us at UEC/HSUEC Awards & Showcase Event on April 15

Join us for the Awards & Showcase Event for the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC) and High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) at Lassonde Studios at the University of Utah on Saturday, April 15, at 4-6 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to attend the event to meet the best aspiring entrepreneurs in Utah. Teams […]

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