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Salt Lake City was ranked seventh in the nation for being the best metropolitan area for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) professions, according to a WalletHub study.

On October 2, 2017, the Utah Department of Workforce Services? Chief Economist Carrie Mayne received the State Technology Innovator Award for her outstanding efforts in advancing technology policy for the department.

The application allows an inspector to plan a trip using the desktop application, downloading digital permits and documents to the tablet in preparation for the inspections.

The Utah Department of Workforce Services received the Outstanding E-Response Performance Award because it excelled in the specific implementation of SIDES E-Response

Utah received a Champion Award for the Utah Mapping & Information Partnership.

The Utah Clean Air Innovation Contest, sponsored by UCAIR and Chevron, and powered by Grow Utah, is for innovators, entrepreneurs, and small businesses

Digital assistant, Alexa, reviews driver license rules with new Utah drivers

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has recognized Utah as an "Innovation Champion." This designation was given to Utah and 12 other states showing strength in 10 competencies necessary for technology innovation.

Utah's average speeds have improved by more than 10%, as the state's Third Quarter average speed was reported as 16.2 Mbps.

"In this day of expanding technology, everything runs off fiber," said Tim Goodale, senior product manager of Pathway Engineering in UIT's Common Infrastructure Services.

The quality of the data from these sensors is dependent upon a number of factors, including the quality and performance of the sensor, location relative to pollution sources, and the way the user operates it.

Connected Nation successfully gathered data from 100% of Utah public schools, including charter schools, accounting for 989 schools serving nearly 627,000 students across the state.

"To know Mike is to like Mike. He has great enthusiasm and an abundance of expertise," Gov. Herbert said. "He will be a valuable member of my Cabinet and will capably lead Utah in its delivery of digital services."

"Locate.utah.gov puts a portion of Utah's vast collection of digital mapping data to work in support of economic development," said Mark VanOrden, chief information officer of DTS.

The Multi-Disciplinary Entrepreneurship Certificate Program at the University of Utah has recently become known on campus as the one-stop-shop for student entrepreneurs.

?We saw how residents of Utah wanted to interact with state government and created a website that fits the state?s vision," said Mark VanOrden, Chief Information Officer

Utah Talks STEM

Wed, 22 Jul 2015

Check out the latest newsletter from Utah's STEM Action Center

The IEP designation acknowledges universities working with public and private sector partners in their states and regions to support economic development through a variety of activities, including innovation and entrepreneurship

Some kids spend their summers at the pool. Others? They're testing their chops at becoming the next great problem solvers at the University of Utah's Innovation Week at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute.

"I thought we might be able to adopt this technology to map invasive species,? he said. ?We chose to try it out on dyer?s woad because it is a bright color in the spring"

With abundant recreation areas nearby, and the state government climbing on board by creating the first ever Office of Outdoor Recreation in 2012, it?s no wonder that Utah entrepreneurs are also jumping into this growing industry.

Accountability and transparency in education data is important for parents and the community as a tool to help inform decisions about their student?s educational choices.

Taylor Boardman, a senior at Delta High School and a Utah State University Extension 4-H member, recently received the STEM Innovation Award from the Utah STEM Action Center for his accomplishments in technology and engineering.

The call for proposals is directed at service providers who are interested in obtaining technical assistance to prepare for performance-based contracts that demand evidence-based outcomes.

The Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) and StartupUtah are pleased to announce the first "Pitch Day" of the Technology Commercialization and Innovation Program (TCIP) on May 27 at 10 a.m. in Salt Lake City.

If you influence or participate in technology decisions or implementations at any level, you will want to attend. Don't miss this opportunity to see the latest in digital government solutions

?The STEM Action Center STEM Innovation awards are unique. These awards recognize the commitment and contributions from all of those that play a critical role in the success of STEM education in Utah.?

We all know that Silicon Valley is the place for entrepreneurs, and word is getting out that the Beehive State is a great setting for startups, but the West isn?t the only locale where American innovation is on fire. It just might have the highest concentration of it. According to NerdWallet's latest study, eight of the 10 'Most Innovative Tech Hubs' in America are located in the West, while six of the top 20 are in California and Utah.

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