The Lassonde Studios will be one of the most unique buildings at the University of Utah and across the country. It will combine living space with working, entrepreneur space. Watch this video for an overview of the design process and what the building will look like. Learn more and follow the construction at www.lassonde.utah.edu/studios.
Watch “We are Lassonde Entrepreneurs,” our new introductory video for the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. The video provides an overview of the institute and will introduce you to some of our standout Lassonde students.
Ebay hosted the 2013 Student Entrepreneur Conference. The event is hosted by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah to kickoff students entrepreneur programs for the year. Learn more at www.ues.utah.edu/sec.
LIYEN is a student startup that has leveraged numerous programs at the University of Utah and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Center. The company is developing an inhaler that looks more attractive than standard models, which can make people embarrassed to use them.
The Utah Entrepreneur Series at the University of Utah is a student-run business plan competition. The series includes three competitions that culminate in the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, where the winning team claims $40,000 to launch its business idea. Learn more at www.ues.utah.edu.
The Entrepreneur Club at the University of Utah has partnered with StaC and Zions Bank to provide seed grants to student who need cash to start a business.
Bench-2-Bedside is a medical device competition for students at the University of Utah. Teams compete from all departments on campus. They get $500 to develop prototypes and compete for more than $70,000 in prizes.
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.
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.