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U of U Innovation Ecosystem

The innovation ecosystem at the University of Utah is like a mountain range. Numerous innovation centers, institutes and functions form individual mountain peaks, but they overlap through many collaborations to form a range. Learn about the U's ecosystem partners.

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Technology and Venture Commercialization (formerly the Technology Commercialization Office) manages the U’s intellectual property and works with new and established companies to develop technologies.

Technology & Venture Commercialization
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The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is home base for student entrepreneur programs at the U. Programs include student business plan competitions, innovation courses, internships and commercialization opportunities.

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Student Innovation @ the U
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Games 4 Health Challenge
Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute

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The Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholars program

The Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholars program brings together innovative faculty at the U who share the common dedication to motivating and enriching the translational experience for faculty and student entrepreneurs.

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Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholars (EFS)

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Center for Medical Innovation

Medical doctors and students interested in innovation have a one-stop-shop for resources at the Center for Medical Innovation. It serves as an information and gathering hub for faculty, students and industry in the health sciences.

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Center for Medical Innovation

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Center for Engineering Innovation

The College of Engineering, with the Utah Nanofabrication Laboratory, established the Center for Engineering Innovation. It bridges the gap between basic science and engineering innovation and commercial product development.

Center for Engineering Innovation
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V.P. for Research

The Vice President for Research office at the U oversees many aspects of research and related activities across campus, including commercialization, compliance and education. The office also manages many related institutes, centers and initiatives.

V.P. for Research
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Office of Sponsored Projects

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) was established in 1967 at the University of Utah. Its mission is to enhance research by providing service and support to administration, faculty and staff in their efforts to secure and manage external funding for university activities.

Office of Sponsored Projects
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Campus Partners

The University of Utah also has many more innovative partners across campus. Developing inventions and making a positive impact is a broad effort that includes countless people and organizations. See the Reports and Publications below.

Reports & Publications

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University of Utah Innovate Report

2016
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Technology & Venture Commercialization Annual Report

2016
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Past Issues
2015 edition
2014 edition

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University of Utah Student Innovation at the U Report

2017
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Past Issues
2016 edition
2015 edition
2014 edition
2013 edition

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Health Sciences Algorithms for Innovate Report

2016
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Past Issues
2015 edition
2014 edition
2013 edition
2012 edition