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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…


Nominations Open for 2016 Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology Awards

September 12 2016 - 12:59 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Michael O’Malley GOED Business Marketing Director 801-538-8879, momalley@utah.gov Justin Berry USTAR Public Affairs Officer 801-538-8884, jberry@utah.gov Nominations Open for 2016 Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology Awards Deadline to apply is Oct. 28 SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 12, 2016) – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the…


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,”…


Snap Finance to Expand at Utah Headquarters

September 08 2016 - 12:33 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 Michael O’Brien Snap Finance (801) 407-4162 mobrien@snapfinance.com Snap Finance to Expand at Utah Headquarters SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 8, 2016)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and Snap Finance today announced that the digital financing company will…


GOED Board Approves UPS Expansion Project

September 08 2016 - 12:00 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 GOED Board Approves UPS Expansion Project The global shipping company is poised for growth in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 8, 2016)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development today approved UPS for an incentive to build a regional…


doTERRA® is Breaking State Records by Hosting 30,000 Wellness Advocates at Annual Convention Sept 14-17, 2016

September 06 2016 - 2:07 pm
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In support of doTERRA, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development brings the following to your attention: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   doTERRA® is Breaking State Records by Hosting 30,000 Wellness Advocates at Annual Convention Sept 14-17, 2016 Essential oil enthusiasts will inject more than $28 million into local economy SALT LAKE CITY – September 6, 2016…


Poetry of Data: An Interview with Miriah Meyer

September 02 2016 - 2:16 pm
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This is the fourth installment of a series of conversations with Utah women building disruptive technologies. I’m Kimberly Zhang, and this summer, 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…


Utah’s Tourism Director Wins National Leadership Award

August 29 2016 - 11:01 am
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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 Utah’s Tourism Director Wins National Leadership Award BOCA RATON, FLA (Aug. 29, 2016)  — Utah Office of Tourism, Film and Global Branding Director Vicki Varela has been named National State Tourism Director of the Year by the…