Turning Science into Business: The Lassonde New Venture Development Center

Graduate students in the Pierre and Claudette Lassonde New Venture Development Center get more than a life-changing experience. They also work on real technologies with potential to improve the lives of thousands of people across the globe. Founded in 2001, the New Venture Development Center is one of the premier programs offered by the Lassonde […]

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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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Image Gallery: Business Scholars Innovation Showcase

We saw some amazing student ideas today at the Business Scholars Showcase today. A tampon subscription product won Best Idea. Congrats to all the winners! During the competition, first-year students in the Business Scholars program showcased their innovation team projects they have been working on for months. Each group developed a new invention or business […]

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‘Student Innovation @ the U’ 2017

The 2017 edition of “Student Innovation at the U” is now available. The annual publication celebrates student innovation and impact at the University of Utah. Inside you will find stories about students from all parts of campus doing amazing things. Hopefully, you will also find inspiration to get involved. This publication is produced by the […]

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GUEST TALK: Top 10 Lessons Learned from the Greatest Technologists of the Information Technology Age

Join a guest lecture to hear from Linda & David Bradford. The lecture is titled “The Top 10 Lessons Learned from the Greatest Technologists of the Information Technology Age.” They will draw on their interactions with highly influential personalities – from Bill Gates to Cindy Crawford – to share the most important insights for a society […]

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U Ranks 15th for Grad, 18th for Undergrad Entrepreneurship Studies

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, including its Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, is one of the best places in the country for students who want to launch their own businesses, according to The Princeton Review. In a new survey, the Eccles School ranked No. 15 for graduate and No. 18 for […]

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Lassonde Studios Now Open!

It’s now open! The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah opened the doors in August to the $45 million Lassonde Studios, a one-of-a-kind facility where students can live, create new products and launch companies. A dedication and open house will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22. Public tours will be from 12:30 to […]

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Foundry at Lassonde Fall 2016 Launch!

Back again and better than ever! University of Utah’s startup accelerator, the Foundry at Lassonde Institute will be operating out of the new Lassonde Studios building beginning fall 2016. The change of venue will help Foundry participants take advantage of everything the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has to offer in terms of resources, training, mentors and […]

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