The University of Utah once again ranked among the top institutions in the country for startup formation, coming in second in the latest survey by the Association of University Technology Managers. The University of Utah has been the first or second institution for startups in this survey for the last six years. The University of […]
Thousands of Utah middle school students, ages 9-14, enter the LEGO robotic tournament season this month. Teams are participating in the Utah FIRST LEGO League program, which kicked off in September and concludes this month, when teams go head-to-head in 14 regional qualifying tournaments across Utah on Jan. 5 and 12. Winners advance to the […]
Veristride is a startup company launched by Stacy Bamberg, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Utah. Veristride is developing a smart insole that helps people improve their gait. Target customers include amputees who often need help to walk naturally. Veristride’s device provides instantaneous feedback through a smartphone application.
AdvanceCath’s Foley Catheter won the grand prize of $5,000 at the techTITANS final round recently at the University of Utah (the U). The product offers a new way to reduce urinary tract infections, which add billions of dollars of additional health care costs per year in the United States by preventing the growth of bacterial […]
University commercialization efforts would not be as successful without the help of graduate and post-doctoral students, according to a recent study by the Kauffman Foundation. The study, which found that the success of university spinoffs rely on an overall university environment, used case studies from eight major universities, including the University of Utah, to examine […]
For many student entrepreneurs at colleges across Utah, this is crunch-time. Participants in the techTITANS innovation competition, a division of the Utah Entrepreneur Series, were required to submit a three-page business idea summary combined with a 90-second video explaining their concept. Recently, 10 teams were selected from a total of 87 submissions to present their […]
University of Utah (the U) startup company Navillum Nanotechnologies has done it again. The company team, led by two U researchers, was named one of the top three groups at the Rocky Mountain regional Cleantech Open last week in Denver. It was the first time in the history of the regional competition that a single […]
Navillum is a University of Utah startup that is improving the way that quantum nanocrystals are produced. Nanocrystals are a type of semiconductor that have many uses, including television screens, computer displays, solar panels and lighting. Learn more about the company at www.navillum.com.
The James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building – a USTAR Innovation Center is available for industry sponsored research at the University of Utah. This video features the nanofabrication and microscopy resources at the 208,000 square-foot building, and highlights the commercialization culture at the U of U. For more information, visit www.innovationutah.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Devoted to helping young people discover and develop a passion for innovation, science, engineering and technology, the FIRST Lego League (FLL) program is kicking off its third season in Utah. The season kickoff event for the Utah FLL will take place on Saturday, Sept.8 at 1 p.m. at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City. The […]