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.
Welcome to Utah FIRST LEGO League. The University of Utah is host to the state championship and helps manage the program across Utah. Watch our video for an introduction and overview. The program is for kids ages 9-14. Learn more at www.utfll.utah.edu.
The Pierre Lassonde Entrepreneur Center at the University of Utah provides a wide range of student entrepreneur programs. They include the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, Opportunity Quest, techTITANS, the Lassonde New Venture Development Center and more. Learn more at www.lassonde.utah.edu.
The first annual Bench to Bedside Medical Device Competition concluded recently. Student teams developed device prototypes on a $500 budget and competed for a slice of $70,000 in prize money. Competitors included medical students, engineering students, business students, and other undergraduate and graduate students. The program is operated through the Technology Venture Development office at […]