Watch this overview video from the 2016 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge. Teams compete for $100,000 in cash and prizes in this annual, statewide, business-model contest. Learn more at lassonde.utah.edu/uec.
The bar is high and competition is fierce for student entrepreneur teams at the University of Utah. During the spring 2016 semester, the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute’s Get Seeded program received over 200 applications from the student teams to receive funding for their business ideas. Of these, 44 were awarded funding totaling $81,000 in grant money […]
Our judges have selected the top-16 teams for the inaugural High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, a statewide idea competition for students ages 14-18. The top teams have invented everything from medical devices to video-game consoles. Below is the complete list of finalist teams. Winning teams will receive $22,000 in cash and prizes. The competition is hosted […]
A student startup from the University of Utah won first place and the $40,000 grand prize at the annual Utah Entrepreneur Challenge tonight for their design of a new endotracheal tube that makes it easier for medical professionals to perform endotracheal intubation, a risky procedure necessary for reopening airways for patients unable to breathe on […]
Student teams from around the world competed for $60,000 in prizes in this year’s Games4Health competition, managed by the Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. The competition concluded on March 31, during a public Arcade that showcased nearly two dozen of the 70 innovative games designed and developed by […]
A team of University of Utah students is literally shining a light on growing disparities in health care across the globe. They have formed a company called IlluMed Global, and they are creating a low-cost surgical light that provides similar power to those found in the U.S. at a fraction of the cost. “We want […]
A student entrepreneurial team at the University of Utah believes it has come up with a winning business plan for a virtual ID badge that operates off of any mobile device. The team, calling itself EMRID Technologies, developed a product that could be used in place of other common electronic ID badges used by hospitals, […]