Lassonde, NeuroVersity Win Award for Autism Project

In recognition for helping students on the autism spectrum, the Columbus Community Center – a Salt Lake City center providing support services for people with disabilities – awarded the University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and startup NeuroVersity with the Social Enterprise Award at its Ninth Annual Dignity through Work Recognition Event earlier this month. […]

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U of Utah Students Win 2nd at National Inventor Competition

Adding another accomplishment to an already impressive year, University of Utah student startup Veritas Medical won second place among graduate students and $15,000 in the Collegiate Inventors Competition in Washington, D.C. Veritas Medical is a team of bioengineering and medical students who have developed a catheter — a tube inserted into patients to remove and […]

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Power Practical Expands to Emerging Markets after Shark Tank

Since airing on the TV show Shark Tank, local company Power Practical, a startup founded by recent graduates of the University of Utah and participants in the Lassonde Institute, has a gained traction in meeting the power needs of those in emerging markets. When presenting to the sharks on the April 11 episode of Shark Tank the […]

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Student Inventors Win More than $71,000 at Bench-to-Bedside Competition

University of Utah students competing in the Center for Medical Innovation’s Annual Bench-to-Bedside Competition were awarded nearly $72,000 in prize money on April 9 at the Utah State Capitol. Twelve student teams garnered top honors from a field of more than 40 for inventing medical devices that may soon change the marketplace and improve modern […]

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