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Val Hale: Utah is better and stronger when businesses and government work together

November 13 2017 - 9:45 am

In his 2009 inaugural address, Gov. Gary R. Herbert challenged Utah to create unprecedented partnerships that would lead to unlimited possibilities for the state. Utahns have responded to that challenge in impressive fashion. Indeed, one of Utah’s secrets to success is the willingness of companies and nonprofits to partner with government to solve problems and…


Snap Inc. Chooses Utah for Future Expansion

November 09 2017 - 2:18 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov press@snap.com Snap Inc. Chooses Utah for Future Expansion SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 9, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced that Snap Inc. will expand operations to Utah, adding up to 50 new jobs. “Snap Inc’s innovative approach and high paying…


TaskEasy Chooses To Expand In Utah

November 09 2017 - 12:33 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Vince McCullam Director of Marketing 435-730-6443 vince.mccullam@taskeasy.com TaskEasy Chooses To Expand In Utah SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 9, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced that Utah-based TaskEasy will expand in the state, adding up to 191 jobs, $5.3 million…


Carta Selects Utah For Future Expansion

November 09 2017 - 12:32 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Charly Kevers 406-646-6227 Charly.kevers@carta.com Carta Selects Utah For Future Expansion SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 9, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced that eShares Inc., doing business as Carta, will expand operations to Utah, adding up to 464 jobs, $5.7…


Medical Innovations Pathways Expands

November 03 2017 - 11:46 am
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*attached contains the following: News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Medical Innovations Pathways Expands SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 3, 2017)—During his address at the annual Utah Life Science Summit, Gov. Gary R. Herbert today announced the Utah Medical Innovations Pathways (MIP) program has expanded to four additional school districts….


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TCIP helps big ideas get off the ground

October 27 2017 - 1:29 pm

If you want to really know what’s new in innovation and “hot” in Utah’s economy, look no further than GOED’s Technology Commercialization and Innovation Program (TCIP). TCIP provides competitive grants to small businesses and university teams to help bring new technologies to market. True to the “I” in its name, TCIP awards funds to some…


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…