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What’s an hour of consulting worth? Plenty, according to the PTAC stats.

January 25 2017 - 10:03 am

PTAC assists Utah businesses in winning $230 million in government contracts in 2016. What’s an hour of free consulting by an expert in government contracting worth to a Utah business? Chuck Spence, director of the Utah’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), might argue that hour is worth more than $100,000. In 2016, Utah PTAC, a…


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Rural Fast Track Grants Chart New Territory in Carbon and Emery Counties

November 15 2016 - 12:22 pm

At the November 10 board meeting, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board of Directors approved two rural Utah businesses for Rural Fast Track grants. Associated with companies in the printing and surveying industries, the projects are expected to increase the companies’ current operations for sustained economic growth into the future. “Rural Fast Track grants…


Designing the Flawless Fan Experience: An Interview with Katie Clifford

November 02 2016 - 1:08 pm

Here is the latest in the series of conversations with inspirational Utah women in business. I’m Foreste Peterson. I set out to speak to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. They share their work, thoughts and advice. Note the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily represent those…


Challenging the Status Quo of Sterile Environments: An Interview with Terra Kremer

October 26 2016 - 2:20 pm

Here is the latest in the series of conversations with inspirational Utah women in business. I’m Foreste Peterson. I set out to speak to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. They share their work, thoughts and advice. Note the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily represent those…


The “Four Season” Resort: An Interview with Kim Mayhew

October 21 2016 - 11:00 am

Photo Credit: Solitude Mountain Resort Here is the latest in the series of conversations with inspirational Utah women in business. I’m Foreste Peterson. I set out to speak to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. They share their work, thoughts and advice. Note the opinions expressed by interviewees…


Feeding the World Through Genetic Engineering: An Interview with Noelle Cockett

September 22 2016 - 11:50 am

This is the sixth of a series of conversations with Utah women building disruptive technologies.  I’m Kimberly Zhang. I set out to speak to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. They share their work, thoughts and advice. Note the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily represent those…


The Link Between Innovation and Productivity: An Interview with Natalie Gochnour

September 22 2016 - 10:56 am

This is the fifth of a series of conversations with Utah women building disruptive technologies.  I’m Kimberly Zhang. I set out to speak to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. They share their work, thoughts and advice. Note the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily represent those…


New Battery, New Energy: An Interview with Shelley Minteer

September 09 2016 - 11:08 am

This is the fourth of a series of conversations with Utah women building disruptive technologies.  I’m Kimberly Zhang. I set out to speak to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. They share their work, thoughts and advice. Note the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily represent those…


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Two New Rural Fast Track Grants Approved

September 08 2016 - 1:09 pm

At the September 8 board meeting, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board of Directors approved two rural Utah businesses for Rural Fast Track grants. The projects are expected to increase both companies’ current operations for sustained economic growth into the future. “Rural Fast Track grants support businesses in a broad range of industries,”…


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Fueling the Future: An Interview with Rikki Hrenko-Browning

August 26 2016 - 12:23 pm

This is the third of a series of conversations with Utah women building disruptive technologies. I’m Kimberly Zhang. I set out to speak to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. They share their work, thoughts and advice. Please note that the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily…