Utah

12 08, 2021

The University Of Utah: Accelerating Therapeutic Discoveries

By |2021-08-12T08:52:09+00:00August 12th, 2021|Utah|0 Comments

Many medical researchers have one goal in mind: to come up with new drugs or therapies that will help people live longer, healthier lives. The possibility of finding a drug, a therapy or another treatment that could really make a difference is what drives these University of Utah researchers to get up every morning. The [...]

9 06, 2021

Altitude Lab Launches Investor Coalition to Fund and Mentor Healthcare Startups in Utah

By |2021-06-09T12:36:11+00:00June 9th, 2021|Gap support programs, Utah, Venture Capital|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Altitude Lab today announced the launch of its Investor Coalition, a partnered network of leading healthcare venture capitalists to fund, mentor, and provide resources for Altitude-incubated startups. Together, the Investor Coalition will support a diverse community of founders who are shaping Utah's rapidly growing healthcare innovation economy and aims to collectively invest $50 [...]

2 12, 2020

Interview: PIVOT Center at the University of Utah with Keith Marmer 

By |2020-12-02T09:54:43+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Utah|0 Comments

Click here to listen to audio Keith Marmer from the University of Utah is Lisa’s guest on this episode of Tech Transfer IP. Keith is the Chief Innovations & Economic Engagement Officer at the Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach and Technology (PIVOT) Center at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Before working at the PIVOT Center, Keith served as the [...]

7 10, 2020

U Utah establishes Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach & Technology (PIVOT) Center

By |2020-10-07T16:01:25+00:00October 7th, 2020|Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, Startup Fund, Utah|0 Comments

President Ruth V. Watkins is pleased to announce that the University of Utah has formed the Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach & Technology (PIVOT) Center, a centralized office that will drive the U’s expanding efforts for economic engagement for the greater Utah community. The new office builds on the work by the Center for Technology [...]

4 03, 2020

Supporting Utah’s Startup Tech Culture University of Utah Health Sciences

By |2020-03-04T14:50:48+00:00March 4th, 2020|Uncategorized, Utah|0 Comments

The growth of technology startup companies is booming in Utah. Inc. Magazine ranks Salt Lake City No. 2 in the nation among the 50 Best Cities for Starting a Business in 2020. The University of Utah has a long history of nurturing and supporting Utah’s startup culture. Since 1970, more than 175 startup companies have been founded on technologies [...]

5 09, 2019

Technology Venture Fund Comes to Utah

By |2019-09-05T09:47:08+00:00September 5th, 2019|Utah, Venture Capital|0 Comments

Quansight has announced the launch of Quansight Initiate, an early-stage investment fund that will predominantly be making investments in Utah and Texas. Quansight Initiate will invest in startups across industries that leverage the power of open-source communities and significantly rely on data engineering, data science, machine learning, or artificial intelligence. Bradden Blair, former Professor of Operations and Information Systems, [...]

8 03, 2019

Recursion and Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization to Jointly Launch Incubator

By |2019-03-08T10:00:20+00:00March 8th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Utah|0 Comments

Recursion and the University of Utah’s Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore the launch, programming, and management of an incubator for life science and technology startups. The incubator will be located in Recursion’s former Research Park offices, and the company will sponsor the space for an initial period of [...]

16 01, 2019

Got a great business idea? $100K up for grabs in University of Utah’s entrepreneur challenge

By |2019-01-16T09:12:05+00:00January 16th, 2019|Competition, Utah|0 Comments

Utah college and high school students looking to become the "Next Big Thing" in business have a chance to score some serious cash and get a little real-world experience, thanks to the University of Utah's Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. Lassonde's 14th annual Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is open to students from all public and private Utah colleges. [...]

24 10, 2018

U Utah Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization Announces Fall 2018 Seed Fund Recipients

By |2018-10-24T16:53:06+00:00October 24th, 2018|New Investments/Awards, Startup Fund, Utah|0 Comments

The University of Utah’s Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization has announced the recipients of its second round of seed funding. Awardees include an LED facial-recognition camera for mobile phones, a catheter-mounted microscope that helps diagnose cardiac disease and a high-voltage lithium battery that maintains consistent energy intensity. TVC formed the seed fund in early [...]

11 06, 2018

University of Utah Doctor, Students Raise $975,000 for Intubation Technology 

By |2018-06-11T08:48:34+00:00June 11th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Utah|0 Comments

While treating people in Africa, University of Utah anesthesiologist Sean Runnels invented a suite of intubation tools for placing breathing tubes during medical procedures. Now, he is moving rapidly toward selling the products. With help from students at the U’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC), he refined his [...]