University of Utah startup NeuroVersity and the Columbus Community Center, which provides support services for people with disabilities, launched a new pilot project to help address the increasing numbers of individuals with autism spectrum disorder – a developmental disability that affects an estimated 1 in 54 children in Utah and 1 in 68 in the […]
Symptomly, a University of Utah startup developing technology for health providers and patients to track health symptoms, recently concluded a three-month stay in Kansas City with Demo Day at the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator by Techstars. On June 12, more than 1,500 people attended the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts to hear the teams present their […]
After hearing his aunt, a primary care nurse, tell stories of catheters causing clotting and infections, University of Utah bioengineering student Nate Rhodes decided to come up with a solution. Along with a few classmates, he developed a type of catheter — a tube inserted into patients to remove and deliver fluids — that emits […]
The inaugural Games4Health Challenge came to a successful conclusion recently, with student teams walking away with $25,000 in cash prizes for their efforts to introduce new interactive health technologies – defined as any technology that improves overall health, and does so in an interactive and engaging way. The competition was a joint effort of the […]
The Utah Entrepreneur Series concluded Tuesday night with Cowboy Kolaches winning a $40,000 cash prize offered by competition sponsor Zions Bank. The cash award was the grand prize for the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, which is the third and final event in the Utah Entrepreneur Series. The series is a student-run division of the Lassonde Entrepreneur […]
The Utah Entrepreneur Series 2013-2014 season will culminate with the awarding of a $40,000 grand prize offered by Zions Bank, Tuesday, April 15. This cash prize will be awarded to the winner of the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, a statewide student business plan competition and the final event of the series. The Utah Entrepreneur Series is […]
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 […]
University of Utah students competing in the Center for Medical Innovation’s Annual Bench-to-Bedside Competition were awarded more than $71,000 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 […]
Two University of Utah graduates will appear on ABC’s Shark Tank, Friday, April 11 at 8-9 p.m. (MST), to make a pitch for their startup company, Power Practical, in hopes of receiving an investment.
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah announced today a $12 million gift from Pierre Lassonde, bringing his total contribution to $25 million. The new donation will be used for a transformative building for student entrepreneurs.