From basic research at Utah's universities, to university technology transfer offices, to state-supported tech commercialization programs like those of the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR
), and the Technology Commercialization and Innovation Program (TCIP) at the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED), to Small Business Development Centers and Business Resource Centers, to private and nonprofit incubators and business acceleration programs--each of these essential ecosystem components are needed to support Utah's life sciences innovators.
, as it's commonly called, is a powerful incubator for life-science and other cutting-edge technology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Young, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Utah and USTAR
, the Utah Science Technology and Research initiative.
Overall governmental support programs (TCIP, BiG, USTAR
etc.) build a positive environment for entrepreneurs.
Part of that growth can be attributed to the state's generous tax incentive packages for business relocation and/or expansion as well as programs such as MD4 and the Utah Science Technology and Research initiative (USTAR
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): The brain gene STX1A plays a significant role in the level of intelligence displayed by patients with Williams Syndrome (WS), a team led by a University of Utah (U of U) USTAR
researcher has found.
We've helped the U start a medicinal chemistry core facility that received a grant from USTAR
. We've hired a medicinal chemist.
In addition, the Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR
) initiative was rolled out two years ago to.
"By providing early stage risk capital, we are seeing an increase in the number of companies able to attract private investment from outside the state and create jobs by accelerating their technology development in Utah," says Ivy Estabrooke, executive director of USTAR