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Utah Schools Receive Official State STEM Designation

May 08 2017 - 10:03 am
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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 Schools Receive Official State STEM Designation SALT LAKE CITY (May 8, 2017)—The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Friday approved eight public schools for the Utah STEM School Designation. This is the second group of schools to be…


STEM Innovation Award Recipients Announced

April 19 2017 - 10:55 am
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*attached contains the following: Click here for photos. News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Felsted, Marketing Communications Specialist STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov STEM Innovation Award Recipients Announced SALT LAKE CITY (April 19, 2017) – The STEM Action Center will hold its third annual STEM Innovation Awards in partnership with Utah Technology Council as part…


Collective Medical Technologies to Expand in Utah

April 13 2017 - 11:57 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Mary Blair Collective Medical Technologies mary.blair@collectivemedicaltech.com Collective Medical Technologies to Expand in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (April 13, 2017)—Collective Medical Technologies, Inc. (CMT) and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the Salt Lake City-based health technology company will expand…


GOED Names World Trade Center Utah as Official International Business Promotion Organization

April 06 2017 - 2:03 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Jessica Nield WTC Utah Communications Director (801) 814-3491 jnield@wtcutah.com GOED Names World Trade Center Utah as Official International Business Promotion Organization SALT LAKE CITY (April 6, 2017) – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has contracted with World Trade Center…


Utah Economic Summit Features Arthur Brooks, Celebrates Opportunity

April 06 2017 - 11:35 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Utah Economic Summit Features Arthur Brooks, Celebrates Opportunity SALT LAKE CITY (April 6, 2017) — Gov. Gary R. Herbert has announced Arthur Brooks as keynote speaker for the 11th annual Utah Economic Summit on Friday, April 14 at the Grand America Hotel….


Utah Companies Join Trade Mission to Korea and Taiwan

March 27 2017 - 1:58 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards, GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Utah Companies Join Trade Mission to Korea and Taiwan SALT LAKE CITY (March 27, 2016) – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) led a delegation representing 20 Utah businesses on a trade mission to Seoul, Korea and Taipei, Taiwan from…


Ginger Chinn Named GOED Managing Director

March 27 2017 - 11:55 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Ginger Chinn Named GOED Managing Director SALT LAKE CITY (March 27, 2017)—Val Hale, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), has appointed Ginger Chinn as managing director for urban and rural business services. “Ginger is a leader with…


Biomerics to Build Corporate HQ in Utah

March 09 2017 - 12:00 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Aden Hirtle Biomerics, Marketing Communications Manager 801-355-2705 ahirtle@biomerics.com Biomerics to Build Corporate HQ in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (March 9, 2017)—Biomerics and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the medical device plastics manufacturer will build its corporate headquarters in…


Ben Hart Named GOED Deputy Director

March 01 2017 - 3:43 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Ben Hart Named GOED Deputy Director SALT LAKE CITY (March 1, 2017)—Val Hale, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), has appointed Benjamin Hart as deputy director. Hart previously served two years as managing director of Urban and Rural…


Orbital ATK Donation Encourages STEM Learning In Utah Schools

February 27 2017 - 2:59 pm
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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Felsted, STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov Bryan Warren, Orbital ATK 801-388-3765 bryan.warren@orbitalatk.com Orbital ATK Donation Encourages STEM Learning In Utah Schools Utah STEM Action Center receives 500 Computers SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 27, 2017)– Orbital ATK today announced an in-kind donation of approximately 500 personal computers to the…