According to Estabrooke, USTAR
and its governing board consider several factors when selecting and approving awardees.
Commercial Service, Economic Development Corporation of Utah, Utah Technology Council, Utah Manufacturers Association and USTAR
Embedded within the Colleges of Science and Engineering at USU, the SBC brings together university researchers and USTAR
faculty to create new manufacturing processes using biological cells as factories.
Since its creation, USTAR
has recruited more than 40 top researchers to the state, luring them away from such world-class institutions as Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Case Western Reserve.
The purpose of this request for proposal is to enter into a contract with a qualified firm to assist USTAR
in measuring the economic development impact of the USTAR
Technology Innovation Outreach Program (TOIP).
Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building - A USTAR
Innovation Center, was funded through a $100 million commitment from the state of Utah along with private gifts, among them $15 million from the Sorenson Legacy Foundation and $1.
We are excited to see a project USTAR
played a role in become a viable spin-out company," says Greg Bell, chairman of the USTAR
governing authority board.
Scott Hinton, director of the USTAR
Synthetic Biomanufacturing Institute at USU.
Voting on the most viable companies, the firms and USTAR
representatives offered the G2M funding.
is a state office that drives innovation and economic growth by attracting talented researchers to Utah.
Last year, researchers in Utah State University's Nutrition Department, Psychology Department and the USTAR
Applied Nutrition Research Program were the first to adopt the Food Dudes program in the United States at the Edith Bowen Laboratory School on the university's campus.
But in October 2013, a performance audit conducted by the Utah Legislative Auditor General's office revealed USTAR
was way off the mark.