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Tech Commercialization Grant Opens Call for Applications

September 30 2016 - 1:36 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 Tech Commercialization Grant Opens Call for Applications SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 30, 2016)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) will open a call for new applications to its Technology Commercialization and Innovation Program (TCIP) on Saturday, Oct….


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Utah Gets “A” Digital Grade – GovTech Magazine

September 29 2016 - 2:09 pm
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Awarded special recognition by judges for achievements in citizen engagement (including open/transparent operations, online presence, mobile and social media leadership), the Department of Technology Services now provides transparency into IT project performance, reporting that as of June 2016, 210 out of 220 active projects achieved both schedule and budget goals.


GOED Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

September 28 2016 - 10:44 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801- 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Governor’s Office of Economic Development Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 28, 2016) – The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2016…


Life Science Companies, Education Partners Join to Launch Medical Innovations Pathways

September 28 2016 - 9:59 am
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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Life Science Companies, Education Partners Join to Launch Medical Innovations Pathways SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 27, 2016) — Gov. Gary R. Herbert, along with USA Funds, Utah life science industry partners, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Department of…


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…