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U chief innovation and economic engagement officer elevated to cabinet-level position

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In a move that emphasizes University of Utah President Taylor Randall’s efforts to pick up the “clock speed” on moving research to commercialization, the U’s chief innovation and economic engagement officer is now a cabinet-level position. The newly elevated role held by Keith Marmer will work closely with the university’s Interim Vice President for Research Erin Rothwell […]

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COVERGENCE coming to the University of Utah October 20-21, 2022

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A GATHERING OF THOSE INTERESTED IN DEVELOPING AND COLLABORATING WITH UNIVERSITY TECH AND STARTUP GAP FUND AND ACCELERATOR PROGRAMS  The lack of true early-stage capital and innovation developmental support is a major challenge in advancing promising university technology from the lab to commercial and investment partners. Research institutions are leading through the implementation of university gap funding (proof of […]

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All eyes on Utah: Healthcare innovation is Utah’s next great economy

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Since the pandemic, more Utahns understand both the importance and shortcomings of our health care system than ever before. Utahns watched in real-time the power of innovation and technology to address disease and system deficiencies. MRNA vaccines, which were never deployed for such broad use before, paved the way to global recovery. Telemedicine adoption skyrocketed […]

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3i Initiative Spring 2022 Symposium

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The 3i Initiative Spring 2022 Symposium will be held Friday, April 29 from 9am to 5pm in the Moot Courtroom of the S.J. Quinney College of Law. This all-day event is for all 3i community members (faculty, trainees, and staff) and includes both internal and external speakers, as well as a poster session. Register Here […]

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Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) Spring 2022

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Undergraduate Research Symposium April 5, 2022 9:00am to 2:30pm The Undergraduate Research Symposium provides an opportunity for University of Utah students to present their work in a scholarly setting to students, faculty and other members of the U community. Undergraduate students from all disciplines at the University of Utah are invited to present their research […]

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Bench to Bedside

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B2B COMPETITION NIGHT OVERVIEW Monday, April 11, 2022 at the Utah State Capitol Building – 5:00pm MDT RSVP Requested After a year of hard work, Bench to Bedside teams will present their final projects to judges, industry professionals, mentors, friends, family, and community members. At the end of the night, winning teams will take home […]

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IDbyDNA is making it easier to accurately diagnose infectious diseases

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Our world is swarming with microbes. Many of them are harmless and provide essential biological functions to maintain the ecosystem of life all around us. Others have a tendency to exploit the human body and make a mess of our health. A driving force in the losing battle between human defenses and invading microbes is […]

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Utah Researchers are Testing New Male Contraceptive Gel

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University of Utah Health scientists are testing a new contraceptive gel for men. Based on preliminary research conducted elsewhere, the scientists believe the hormonal gel decreases a man’s sperm production––reducing his chances of fathering a child––without decreasing his sex drive. The researchers say expanding contraceptive options for men could ease the burden on women who […]

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GPX Embolic Device Success in Challenging Tumor Case

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Fluidx Medical’s Novel Embolic Device Demonstrates Repeated Success in Treating Complex Tumors Fluidx Medical’s GPX Embolic Device was used to effectively devascularize a large tumor with multiple feeding vessels as part of a multi-center clinical trial. “This could have been a challenging case since it involved a large renal tumor fed by small, low flow, […]

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