uAir Wins $20,000 Grand Prize at 2021 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

uAir, a University of Utah student team with an innovative new inhaler that addresses the patient’s need for portability and the physician’s need for accessibility, won the $20,000 grand prize and first place in the 2021 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge today. The statewide business-model competition is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a division of the […]

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Acti-Vest Wins $10,000 Grand Prize in 2021 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

Acti-Vest, a team from Juan Diego Catholic High School, won first place and the $10,000 grand prize at the 2021 High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HSUEC) final event today. Acti-Vest presented an idea for a vest that uses ultrasonic sensors to calculate the distance between obstacles and a visually impaired wearer to warn them of […]

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Credits: Student Innovation @ the U 2021

“Student Innovation at the U” is an annual publication celebrating student innovation and impact at the University of Utah. A digital version is available at lassonde.utah.edu/studentinnovation2021. This publication is produced by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, an interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business and the hub for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the […]

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Making Telehealth Mainstream

While participating in the inaugural year of the Master of Business Creation program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, doxy.me was able to facilitate millions of virtual meetings for healthcare providers and patients during the pandemic and make significant improvements to its telehealth platform. Doxy.me provides a simple, free, secure, and […]

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Resource Directory: Student Innovation @ the U 2021

ArtsBridge: An interdisciplinary arts education outreach program. artsbridge.utah.edu ArtsForce: A two-day conference for art students to learn about how to share their creative work. artsforceutah.com Arts Entrepreneur: Connect with your peers, learn the value of your skills, and explore connections between the arts and entrepreneurship. lassonde.utah.edu/art Bench-2-Bedside: A competition for medical, engineering, and business students […]

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