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Nestled in the heart of Silicon Slopes country is a unique incubator and business support center, the Vivint Business Resource Center. A host of state and federal resources and a number of startup businesses call the center home.

USTAR approved grant funding for 14 Utah companies through the Technology Acceleration Program (TAP). Companies represent industry sectors including Aerospace, Automation and Robotics, Big Data, Energy, and Life Science.

As a high-tech incubator and prototype lab, the Innovation Center serves the aerospace and defense, advanced materials and outdoor product sectors.

This program is a USTAR competitive grant program that supports private sector technology development for Utah-based companies.

The 21st Century Communities Challenge is a nationwide competition for market-ready, early stage technologies developed for Smart Cities. Participants selected to the finalists who gathered in Salt Lake to share their innovations

Gov. Herbert, along with the Utah Science Technology and Research initiative and the Governor's Office for Economic Development, announced winners of the 2016 Governor?s Medals for Science and Technology.

On Oct. 4-5, the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) will hold its third annual two-day research and commercialization workshop

The two marveled at the technology and, while both agreed they were ?okay? with this type of research, they urged caution with emerging genetic engineering.

Grow Utah Ventures has partnered with USTAR to provide a $1,000 cash prize for a RIoT challenge. Teams of engineers and innovators will compete to create a consumer product that could go to market.

The award will enhance Nanosynth's clinical trial in Mumbai and will make the company eligible for larger grant opportunities to support the development and commercialization of its technology.

Funding reduced from university research would be reallocated to the Technology Outreach and Innovation Program (TOIP), increasing TOIP funding to 45 percent of USTAR's total budget.

Through a series of RIoT (Robotics and IoT) Roundups USTAR is creating a gathering point for industry leaders, engineers and investors to meet and work together on IoT innovation.

Innovate U 2015 provides examples of diverse groups, from varied fields, working together to discover new knowledge and pioneer technology that will positively influence lives.

Community outreach program promotes stem training.

NSF's investment in Utah EPSCoR's iUTAH project has transformed the nature of scholarly collaboration across our state. Check out this annual report.

On Thursday, Aug. 13, The Leonardo and the Utah Science and Technology Research agency (USTAR) will present the next installment of Leo After Hours

On Sep. 29-30, USTAR will hold its 2nd annual research and commercialization workshop, with special talks on commercialization initiatives and services that will bridge the academic and commercialization perspectives.

Utah ranks number one in the nation with 95% percent of homes having access to the internet. This provides Utah a great opportunity to make a difference by offering state government services online.

At the Energy & Geoscience Institute (EGI) in the University of Utah (UofU) Research Park, USTAR East Director Al Walker and Dr. Andrew Sweeney are coordinating eight research projects through the Utah Energy Research Triangle

Utah State University (USU), with support from USTAR, is helping develop clean and renewable energy in Utah. The Carbon Energy Innovation Center (CEIC), located near Helper, Utah is supporting regional economic development

The first annual Crowdfunding Conference, hosted by the SBDC and supported by the Utah Science Technology and Research initiative (USTAR), will be held Thursday, April 30.

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