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Podcast: Innovation and Growth in Utah

Kaitlyn ClarkeBusiness Elevated Podcast

Business Elevated Podcast (Season 4 Episode 4)

This podcast series features business and government leaders discussing what it’s like to live and work in the great state of Utah.

The Business Elevated podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, YouTubeSpotify and Stitcher.



Research parks create opportunities for innovation and entrepreneurship, serve as tools in the state’s economic development toolkit.

The University of Utah Research Park is an award-winning entity that brings together Utah-based companies, U faculty and students, resulting in breakthrough innovations.

Listen to a discussion about innovation and growth in Utah with Jonathon Bates, executive director of University of Utah Research Park, Brian Darmody, CEO of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP), and Pete Codella, Go Utah’s communications director, as they discuss why 85% of the state’s life science companies trace their roots to the University of Utah, why NASA and the U.S. Air Force lean on Utah, the impact COVID-19 has had on businesses headquartered at the university’s Research Park, and much more.