5 12, 2018

Biotechnology Startup Applied Biosensors Gets a Leg up From USTAR

By |2018-12-07T15:09:27+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Brian Somers in Utah Policy on December 5, 2018 For Applied Biosensors, the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) has played a critical role in helping to accelerate the company’s technology development plans. A spinout of the University of Utah, Applied Biosensors produces continuous biochemical monitoring systems and biosensors that can [...]

4 12, 2018

Groups at Utah Conference Tout Need for Investment in Tech Innovation

By |2018-12-06T11:21:45+00:00December 4th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Art Raymond in Deseret News on December 4, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — While the long-term fate of the Utah Science, Technology and Research Initiative continues to hang in the balance, the agency is hosting a national conference this week for other innovation industry development groups from around the country. The conference is [...]

28 11, 2018

National Conference to Highlight Utah’s Innovation Economy

By |2018-11-30T15:18:39+00:00November 28th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Brian Somers in Utah Policy on November 28, 2018 Next week, Salt Lake City will welcome federal, state, and local government officials, investors, and stakeholders from economic development agencies, nonprofits, and higher education from across the country to discuss best practices in utilizing science and technology to promote economic growth and prosperity. [...]

24 10, 2018

Unlocking New Solutions to Global Food Production Challenges

By |2018-10-26T12:49:39+00:00October 24th, 2018|Member News, Policy|0 Comments

Originally published by Brian Somers in Utah Policy on October 24, 2018 With more than 200 million tons produced globally each year, wheat is an essential, high protein, and nutrient-dense food source. With the recent announcement that scientists have unlocked the wheat genome sequence, research being conducted by Utah State University (USU) Professor Jon Takemoto, [...]

17 10, 2018

Emissions-Based Maintenance Looks to Reduce Emissions in Heavy Industries

By |2018-10-19T11:34:42+00:00October 17th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Brian Somers in Utah Policy on October 17, 2018 Since the industrial revolution, the term heavy industry often conjures up images of looming steel mills, massive towers, and intimidating pieces of machinery. Even in today’s modern world, those images lurk as steel mills have been transformed into mental pictures of oil refineries [...]

16 10, 2018

Lawmakers Delay Decision on Keeping USTAR’s Light Shining

By |2018-10-18T12:14:05+00:00October 16th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Art Raymond in Deseret News on October 16, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The presentation of a "consensus" plan that may have mapped the fate of Utah's technology-centric economic development agency failed to materialize, as scheduled, at a Tuesday legislative committee meeting. And while the delay leaves the future murky for the [...]

12 09, 2018

USTAR to Host Panel at International Science and Diplomacy Conference

By |2018-09-13T15:14:11+00:00September 12th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Pulse on September 12, 2018 The Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative is set to host a panel at Science Diplomacy 2018 on Sept. 14, 2018 in Washington, D.C.  The international event is the fourth annual conference hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Center for Science [...]

5 09, 2018

USTAR’S SBIR Center Assists Utah Startups in Securing Critical Funding

By |2018-09-07T14:58:36+00:00September 5th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Bryan Somers in Utah Policy on September 5, 2018 While Utah is hailed for its successful startup and business climate, one of the key challenges deep technology and science companies continue to face is finding the innovation infrastructure, funding, and support to develop an idea to a commercialized product. The Utah Science [...]

29 08, 2018

Energy and Cleantech Companies Bring New Opportunities to Rural Utah

By |2018-09-14T15:29:40+00:00August 29th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Bryan Somers in Utah Policy on August 29, 2018 As Utah looks to find new ways to sustain its economic prosperity, as well as address economic challenges in its rural counties, Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) supported companies aim to find new opportunities in the energy and clean technologies sector, [...]

25 08, 2018

USTAR Funds USU Synthetic Biomanufacturing Building for Another Year

By |2018-09-21T15:18:04+00:00August 25th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Kevin Opsahl in The Herald Journal on August 25, 2018 For the next year, Utah State University will get additional money from the Utah Science Technology and Research initiative to fund the university’s Synthetic Biomanufacturing Facility, a relatively new building that reportedly faced closure. The USTAR Governing Authority on Friday approved $250,000 [...]