Vitapul Wins $5,000 Grand Prize at 2019-20 Opportunity Quest

Vitapul, a company developing an injection device that stores medication in a way that extends its shelf-life, won first place and the $5,000 grand prize at the 2019-2020 University of Utah Opportunity Quest business-model, executive-summary competition today. Ten teams advanced to the final judging and awards event at Lassonde Studios. The competition is managed by […]

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Win $10,000 in the 2019-20 Opportunity Quest Competition

Registration for the 2019-20 Opportunity Quest competition at the University of Utah is now open. All U students are welcome to enter the competition for a chance to win $10,000 in cash prizes including a $5,000 grand prize. The registration deadline is Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Opportunity Quest (OQ) is a statewide business model competition. […]

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SHERO Close to Manufacturing Biodegradable Feminine Pads

Amber Barron, a student at the U studying material sciences and engineering, has created the first completely biodegradable menstrual pad. She worked on this project with current team members Amelia Heiner and Aruna Dhungel and former team members Alicia Dibble, Sarai Patterson, Ashlea Patterson and Ben Bradford. Working with Professor Jeff Bates, the team first […]

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