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U Selected By Schmidt Futures To Participate In Ideas Challenge Initiative

President Ruth V. Watkins announced Tuesday the University of Utah has been selected by Schmidt Futures to solicit and develop ideas for ensuring a vibrant middle class in America. The university, along with other Alliance […]

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Recursion Pharmaceuticals Receives Grant by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The grant, awarded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, represents a collaborative effort between Recursion and the Winzeler Lab at UC San Diego School of Medicine to accelerate the discovery of drugs to treat […]

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Artificial Heart: Most Famous Invention from Utah

Reader’s Digest has published the Most Famous Inventions from Every State. Interesting enough, the artificial heart was named Utah’s most famous invention. Several inventors—including Paul Winchell, who also voiced Tigger of Winnie the Pooh—had created […]

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Utah Most Entrepreneurial State, Amazon Reveals

Amazon Reveals Top 10 Most Entrepreneurial States: Utah Takes the Top Spot with California, New York, Colorado and New Jersey in the Top 5 Study ranks states based on the number of small and medium-sized […]

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USTAR Companies Recognized at 16th Annual Utah Innovation Awards

Over half a dozen Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) supported companies and technologies were recognized on Thursday as winners, finalists, and honorable mentions at the 16thannual Utah Innovation Awards, presented by Stoel Rives […]

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USTAR Announces Latest Round of Awards to University Researchers

The Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) announced the selection of eight University Technology Acceleration Grant (UTAG) awards. “These projects are a testament to Utah’s innovative spirit,” said Ivy Estabrooke, Ph.D., USTAR executive director. […]

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Research Team Receives USTAR Grant For New Lithium Battery Technology

A research group led by professor Jan D. Miller of the University of Utah’s Department of Metallurgical Engineering has received a $191,700 grant to aid the development and commercialization of a solid polymer electrolyte/electrode technology […]

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