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GOED Appoints Life Science Director

October 25 2017 - 12:47 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov GOED Appoints Life Science Director SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 23, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced that Clark Cahoon, fund manager for the Technology Commercialization and Innovation Program (TCIP), has been appointed as the life science cluster director….


TCIP Grant Open for Applications

October 24 2017 - 11:05 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-755-3085 edwards@utah.gov TCIP Grant Open for Applications SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 24, 2017)—The Technology Commercialization and Innovation Program (TCIP), a program within the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), begins its grant solicitation Friday, Oct. 27 at noon. The program will accept grant applications…


Office of Outdoor Recreation Announces 2017 Grant Recipients

October 12 2017 - 12:42 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Office of Outdoor Recreation Announces 2017 Grant Recipients SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 12, 2017)—The Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation (OOR) has approved grant funding for outdoor recreation projects with an estimated statewide impact of more than $2.8 million—including grant funds, matching…


Stryker Chooses Utah for Future Growth

October 12 2017 - 10:27 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Jon Zimmer Director of Public Relations 201-749-8822 Jon.zimmer@stryker.com   Stryker Chooses Utah for Future Growth SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 12, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced Stryker will expand in the state, adding up to 540 jobs, $16.9 million…


Annual symposium connects Utah companies with big business opportunities

October 11 2017 - 2:22 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 Office (801) 755-3085 Cell edwards@utah.gov Annual symposium connects Utah companies with big business opportunities SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 25, 2017)—On Oct. 11, Utah businesses can explore more than $3 billion in new contracting opportunities. The 2017 Procurement Symposium, hosted by the Utah…


Utah Career Pathways Program Receives 
Excellence in Economic Development Award

October 05 2017 - 12:45 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Utah Career Pathways Program Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 5, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) won a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for the Utah career pathways program, a project in the category of…


Locate.utah.gov combines with UtahSureSites.com to create full-service business resource

September 19 2017 - 1:39 pm
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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Kelleigh Cole Director, Utah Broadband Outreach Center Governor’s Office of Economic Development 801-538-8831 kcole@utah.gov Locate.utah.gov combines with UtahSureSites.com to create full-service business resource SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 19, 2017)— The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), Utah Broadband Outreach Center and Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) have partnered…


Pluralsight Chooses to Expand at Home

September 08 2017 - 9:27 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov DJ Anderson Vice President, Communications 415-706-5720 dj@pluralsight.com Pluralsight Chooses to Expand at Home SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 8, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced Utah-based Pluralsight will expand in the state, adding approximately 2,400 jobs, $86.2 million in new…


Utah K-16 Computing Initiative Announced at 25K Jobs Tour

September 05 2017 - 12:05 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Felsted, Marketing Communications Specialist STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov Utah K-16 Computing Initiative Announced at 25K Jobs Tour SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 5, 2017)—The Utah STEM Action Center today announced the Utah K-16 Computing Initiative, which addresses the need for more high-tech, high-wage opportunities in rural Utah. The…


Education and Industry Partners to Create IT Pathways

August 23 2017 - 1:04 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Education and Industry Partners to Create IT Pathways SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 23, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and Silicon Slopes today announced the IT Pathways Program, a partnership with tech companies and education to create a career pathway to…