NeuroVersity Launches Pilot Project for Students with Autism

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 […]

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Symptomly Graduates from World Class Techstars Program

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 […]

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Wasatch Microfluidics: From the Lassonde Institute to Pfizer Research Offices

After forming on the University of Utah campus in 2004, Josh Eckman, business administration graduate and mechanical engineering masters graduate, made pharmaceutical research technology to a million-dollar company. Wasatch Microfluidics epitomizes the success of companies from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. Wasatch Microfluidics develops the technology used by leading pharmaceutical companies for drug discovery and life […]

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Apply for New Venture Development Program

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is accepting applications for the Lassonde New Venture Development Center scholarships through April 11, 2014. The program is open to all graduate students at the University of Utah. About 30 students are admitted into the program each year, and they spend two semesters working with a faculty inventors developing a business […]

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Active Desk: Part Desk, Part Stationary Bike

While business schools across the country teach case studies from a book, students at the University of Utah are getting a completely different experience through the Lassonde New Venture Development Center — they are developing their own case studies. Graduate students in the Lassonde New Venture Development Center are paired with faculty inventors. The students, […]

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U Ranked among Top Schools for Entrepreneurship

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has ranked among the top-25 schools for entrepreneurship for the third-straight year in the annual survey by the Princeton Review released today. The graduate program at the David Eccles School of Business ranked 23rd among more than 2,000 institutions across the country. “We have […]

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U startup invited to esteemed entrepreneurial forum

A new University of Utah startup company received an invitation to attend the prestigious Siemens New Ventures Forum in June in Berkeley, Calif. Only 12 of more than 100 applicants were invited to attend the exclusive forum, which provides startups an opportunity to perfect their business pitch and network with Siemens, a global electronic health […]

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