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GAIA: Improving Prosthetic Technology

Nick Witham, a biomedical engineering Ph.D. student at the University of Utah, founded GAIA Technologies with a goal to change lives through better prosthetics. GAIA is doing this as a prosthetics component company that builds sensor arrays to measure muscle shapes. The outcome: more affordable and higher-functioning prosthetic limbs. GAIA’s sensor array technology can be […]

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Winners of the Startup Pitch at 2020 Utah Economic & Energy Summit

Three up-and-coming businesses competed for prizes and bragging rights as finalists in the inaugural Startup Pitch at the 2020 Utah Economic & Energy Summit on Monday, Oct. 26, at The Grand America Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City. The winners took home $10,000 in prizes, including three judge prizes and a people’s choice prize after […]

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How to Build a Team with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We all know the benefits of a diverse team. It brings skillsets that promote effective collaboration and cooperation. Seeking diversity isn’t the final destination however — it’s the first step towards an inclusive environment. To seek advice on how to not only create a diverse space but maintain an inclusive workplace, we invited two experts […]

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Lassonde Institute FY 2020 Annual Report

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute FY 2020 Annual Report is now available (see link below). Read the report for highlights from the last year for our top 10 ranked program for entrepreneurship at the David Eccles School of Business. Highlights for the year include: 7,400 college and high school students engaged; 2,000 students enrolled in entrepreneurship […]

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