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The scorecard evaluated all 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to the conduciveness of their legal, regulatory and overall business environment to encourage innovation during the preceding year.

Tech talent clustering is a growing driver of demand for office space in both large and small markets across the U.S., according to a new CBRE Research report

Depleted uranium is a product of the uranium enrichment process. While it is initially less radioactive than naturally occurring uranium, it becomes more radioactive over time, posing challenges for safe long-term disposal.

The Utah Array is the neural interface component that allows for the successful use and control of the prosthetic arm by the brain. This technology provides a solution to veterans who selflessly gave a limb for their country

The Governor?s Office of Economic Development announced the christening of the OOCL Utah. The Hong Kong-based international container shipping company opened their North American Integrated Management and Service Center in Utah in 2014.

The 2015 Summit will address regional, national and international energy issues, encouraging the participation of energy professionals from the Intermountain West and far beyond.

The Beehive State has recently stolen the national spotlight as an impressive innovation hub, and it's time once again to recognize the stars.

Several matching grants through the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program have been reserved for the Japan Trade Mission to offset approved travel expenses for qualifying Utah small businesses

The most recent Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) brief, authored by Susan R. Madsen, professor of management at Utah Valley University provides the latest findings on women leaders? perceptions

The Utah Outdoor Recreation Summit will offer an outstanding venue for all those who enjoy Utah?s outdoor recreation lifestyle to share best practices, ideas and principles.

During an event at USU?s newly constructed Bioproducts Scale-Up Facility on the Innovation Campus, officials announced that the facility will enable synthetic spider silk to be produced in commercial quantities.

This project was declared eradicated in 2014 after 4 years of negative trapping data in the treatment area of Orem City, Utah. The following 5 keys were critical to the success of this difficult project

Research has proven that one of the best ways to engage students in science, technology, engineering and math is with hands-on activities. Utah?s first annual STEM Fest will do just that.

?As a result of our focus the past five years on growing the economy, we are in position to invest in the areas that will strengthen our economic position for decades to come,? said Gov. Gary R. Herbert.

The software is based on Business Intelligence (BI) concepts and technology developed at the University of Utah (U of U) hospital and subsequently licensed to Sentius.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Salt Lake Chamber, and Gov. Gary Herbert came together to celebrate Utah as the best performing state overall for the past two years in the USCCF?s national Enterprising States study

Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox presented details of the Utah Mapping and Information Partnership (UMIP), a collaborative project between state agency, local government and other public-sector partners.

According to the latest Utah Export Report, the top exports are Metals, Computers and Electronics, Transportation Equipment, Food Products, and Chemicals.  Through November, Utah exports exceeded 11 billion dollars.

Most areas increased significantly in advertised speeds, especially in rural Utah. In some areas, such as in Salt Lake County, advertised speeds were already relatively high.

While saving money at the pump is the most obvious benefit of cheaper gasoline, lower oil prices impact the economy in several ways.

Each year, business leaders, government officials and entrepreneurs gather for the What?s Up Down South Economic Summit in St. George to hear from renowned industry experts, and to get a pulse on the business climate

If you are a business person who is considering exporting or looking for growth opportunities, this seminar will benefit you.

During 2013, Utah extractive resource industries produced energy and mineral commodities with an estimated gross value of $9.5 billion.

Year-over payroll employment in Uintah County grew 2.2 percent in second quarter 2014. Growth was driven by the goods-producing industries, which increased 5.3 percent.

All USTAR teams from Utah State University and the University of Utah presented the status of their research projects and commercialization potentials to industry experts, small business owners and the USTAR Governing Authority.

"Small businesses are critical to Utah's economy," said Gov. Herbert. "They create jobs, fuel additional business and generate revenue in communities throughout our state."

The Utah Outdoor Recreation Summit will offer an outstanding venue for all those who enjoy Utah?s outdoor recreation lifestyle to share best practices, ideas, and principles. Register early to ensure your spot

Black Friday Cyber Tips

Wed, 19 Nov 2014

The Utah Division of Consumer Protection is releasing its annual list of shopping tips ahead of Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday retail events to keep consumers safe and informed when making holiday purchases.

Governor Herbert expounded on  many attractions that make Utah a prime destination for Brazilian tourists. His presentation to  tour operators, travel agents and executives was received with enthusiasm.

There?s good reason Karl chooses to luxuriate at the St. Regis. Follow in The Mailman?s size 18 footsteps and ride the private funicular tram from Deer Valley?s base area to the hotel?s main lodge

The Utah Veteran Owned Business Partnership (UVOBP) is a consortium of agencies and organizations dedicated to helping our veterans and service members have success in business.

Last Friday, Utah's latest jobs report showed the unemployment rate holding steady at 3.5 percent while job growth was up to 3.7 percent. In all, Utah added some 47,600 jobs over the past 12 months.

Utah Broadband Plan Released

Fri, 10 Oct 2014

The Utah Broadband Project has released the Utah Broadband Plan, which details strategies and key initiatives to help increase broadband deployment, adoption and connectivity throughout the State of Utah.

Gov. Herbert and Education Advisor Tami Pyfer met with student leaders at USU Eastern. The group discussed federal education requirements, higher ed. costs and ways Utah students could better prepare for college.

Companies who wish to export to China can learn more about doing business in China and other countries at the Utah Global Forum, presented by Governor Gary R. Herbert, September 24 in the Salt Palace.

At this September?s Utah Global Forum, Utah business owners will learn from top global business executives and get inspired to reach the 95 percent of customers outside of the nation?s borders.

The Governor and other local leaders talk about the Uintah Basin's success with public and private partnerships.

100,000 in 1,000 days

Wed, 20 Aug 2014

As the 1,000 days came to a close, the Governor announced that Utah businesses have added a total of 112,200 jobs, outpacing the Governor's goal by more than 10%.

Check out the new economic snapshot to see how Cache County is still adding jobs and businesses. 

Some tribal areas do have access to high broadband speeds. With the exception of the Goshute?s land in far western Utah, most tribal areas have good access to mobile broadband.

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