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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New Startup Bootcamp Course Open to All Undergrads

Undergraduate entrepreneurship curriculum at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has been completely revamped with the launch of the Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Certificate that’s designed for all non-business majors, but also available to all students. The program now offers a new startup bootcamp course called “Entrepreneurship and the Scientific Method” (ENTP 1020) that […]

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Honors Students Discover Innovation Scholar Program

Honors students at the University of Utah have a unique opportunity match their passions with a purpose, accelerate their educations and work toward their honors theses. Through the Innovation Scholar Program, Honors students can accomplish all of these things while working with diverse students from around campus and getting recognition on your transcript as an […]

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Wasatch Microfluidics: From the Lassonde Institute to Pfizer Research Offices

After forming on the University of Utah campus in 2004, Josh Eckman, business administration graduate and mechanical engineering masters graduate, made pharmaceutical research technology to a million-dollar company. Wasatch Microfluidics epitomizes the success of companies from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. Wasatch Microfluidics develops the technology used by leading pharmaceutical companies for drug discovery and life […]

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