Welcome to the Innovation Ecosystem

The University of Utah has an extraordinary innovation ecosystem. Visit one of the many innovation centers around campus to get involved. Below are links to the primary centers and partners that constitute the university's innovation, entrepreneurial and commercialization programs.

Need help knowing where to start? Choose one that best describes you:

Vice President for Research

The V.P. for Research office oversees research and related activities across campus, including commercialization and compliance.

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Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is home base for student entrepreneur programs at the U. Programs include student competitions and more.

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Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholars

The Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholars program brings together innovative faculty at the U who share the common dedication to translational research.

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Center for Medical Innovation

Health science innovators have a one-stop-shop for resources at the Center for Medical Innovation to take an idea from prototype to commercialization.

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Center for Engineering Innovation

The Center for Engineering Innovation is the U's professional prototyping, engineering for hire, translational contract development and testing center.

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Technology & Venture Commercialization

Technology and Venture Commercialization commercializes the U's intellectual property through licensing, venture startup, and commercial sponsored research.

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Reports & publications

Read about innovation at the U

Browse the 2013 "INNOVATE." report for an overview of innovation and entrepreneurship at the U.

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TVC report
Technololgy and Venture Commercialization report

Technology & Venture Commercialization's 2013 annual report is an in-depth review of the U's technology commercialization accomplishments over the past year.

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Algorithms for Innovation for Health Sciences

Read "Algorithms for Innovation" for a comprehensive look at health care innovation at the University of Utah.

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Student Innovation
Read about student innovation at the U

"Student Innovation @ the U" provides an overview of student entrepreneurship, innovation and related accomplishments.

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Bench-2-Bedside student competition report

Bench-2-Bedside is a medical device competition at the University of Utah. Read about 2013 teams and more.

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