Thu, 26 Feb 2015
During an event at USU?s newly constructed Bioproducts Scale-Up Facility on the Innovation Campus, officials announced that the facility will enable synthetic spider silk to be produced in commercial quantities.
Wed, 25 Feb 2015
This project was declared eradicated in 2014 after 4 years of negative trapping data in the treatment area of Orem City, Utah. The following 5 keys were critical to the success of this difficult project
Mon, 23 Feb 2015
Research has proven that one of the best ways to engage students in science, technology, engineering and math is with hands-on activities. Utah?s first annual STEM Fest will do just that.
Fri, 20 Feb 2015
?As a result of our focus the past five years on growing the economy, we are in position to invest in the areas that will strengthen our economic position for decades to come,? said Gov. Gary R. Herbert.
Fri, 13 Feb 2015
The software is based on Business Intelligence (BI) concepts and technology developed at the University of Utah (U of U) hospital and subsequently licensed to Sentius.
Wed, 04 Feb 2015
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Salt Lake Chamber, and Gov. Gary Herbert came together to celebrate Utah as the best performing state overall for the past two years in the USCCF?s national Enterprising States study
Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox presented details of the Utah Mapping and Information Partnership (UMIP), a collaborative project between state agency, local government and other public-sector partners.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015
According to the latest Utah Export Report, the top exports are Metals, Computers and Electronics, Transportation Equipment, Food Products, and Chemicals. Through November, Utah exports exceeded 11 billion dollars.
Wed, 07 Jan 2015
Most areas increased significantly in advertised speeds, especially in rural Utah. In some areas, such as in Salt Lake County, advertised speeds were already relatively high.
Tue, 30 Dec 2014
While saving money at the pump is the most obvious benefit of cheaper gasoline, lower oil prices impact the economy in several ways.
Fri, 26 Dec 2014
Each year, business leaders, government officials and entrepreneurs gather for the What?s Up Down South Economic Summit in St. George to hear from renowned industry experts, and to get a pulse on the business climate
Tue, 23 Dec 2014
If you are a business person who is considering exporting or looking for growth opportunities, this seminar will benefit you.
During 2013, Utah extractive resource industries produced energy and mineral commodities with an estimated gross value of $9.5 billion.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014
Year-over payroll employment in Uintah County grew 2.2 percent in second quarter 2014. Growth was driven by the goods-producing industries, which increased 5.3 percent.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014
All USTAR teams from Utah State University and the University of Utah presented the status of their research projects and commercialization potentials to industry experts, small business owners and the USTAR Governing Authority.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014
"Small businesses are critical to Utah's economy," said Gov. Herbert. "They create jobs, fuel additional business and generate revenue in communities throughout our state."
Mon, 24 Nov 2014
The Utah Outdoor Recreation Summit will offer an outstanding venue for all those who enjoy Utah?s outdoor recreation lifestyle to share best practices, ideas, and principles. Register early to ensure your spot
Wed, 19 Nov 2014
The Utah Division of Consumer Protection is releasing its annual list of shopping tips ahead of Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday retail events to keep consumers safe and informed when making holiday purchases.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014
Governor Herbert expounded on many attractions that make Utah a prime destination for Brazilian tourists. His presentation to tour operators, travel agents and executives was received with enthusiasm.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014
There?s good reason Karl chooses to luxuriate at the St. Regis. Follow in The Mailman?s size 18 footsteps and ride the private funicular tram from Deer Valley?s base area to the hotel?s main lodge
Mon, 27 Oct 2014
The Utah Veteran Owned Business Partnership (UVOBP) is a consortium of agencies and organizations dedicated to helping our veterans and service members have success in business.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Last Friday, Utah's latest jobs report showed the unemployment rate holding steady at 3.5 percent while job growth was up to 3.7 percent. In all, Utah added some 47,600 jobs over the past 12 months.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
The Utah Broadband Project has released the Utah Broadband Plan, which details strategies and key initiatives to help increase broadband deployment, adoption and connectivity throughout the State of Utah.
Wed, 08 Oct 2014
Gov. Herbert and Education Advisor Tami Pyfer met with student leaders at USU Eastern. The group discussed federal education requirements, higher ed. costs and ways Utah students could better prepare for college.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014
Companies who wish to export to China can learn more about doing business in China and other countries at the Utah Global Forum, presented by Governor Gary R. Herbert, September 24 in the Salt Palace.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014
At this September?s Utah Global Forum, Utah business owners will learn from top global business executives and get inspired to reach the 95 percent of customers outside of the nation?s borders.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014
The Governor and other local leaders talk about the Uintah Basin's success with public and private partnerships.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014
As the 1,000 days came to a close, the Governor announced that Utah businesses have added a total of 112,200 jobs, outpacing the Governor's goal by more than 10%.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Check out the new economic snapshot to see how Cache County is still adding jobs and businesses.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014
Some tribal areas do have access to high broadband speeds. With the exception of the Goshute?s land in far western Utah, most tribal areas have good access to mobile broadband.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014
For the third consecutive year, Utah has been recognized as the top pro-business state by Pollina Corporate based on 32 factors controlled by state government.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014
Utah Game Wars is sponsored by Grow Utah, Utah Valley University (UVU) Business Resource Center, Zions Bank, along with the Utah Science Technology and Research initiative (USTAR) and the Digital Media UCAP project.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014
Recently the Utah Broadband Project along with Utah?s Association of Governments released regional broadband plans. These plans identify regional issues, priorities and goals related to broadband deployment and adoption.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014
CNBC scored all 50 states on 56 measures of competitiveness, developed using input from business groups, economic development experts, companies and the states themselves. Utah ranked #3 on the list.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014
The Utah Science Technology and Research initiative?s (USTAR) Genetic Discovery team hosted a weeklong hackathon for VAAST developers to expand the features and usability of the VAAST tool
Fri, 27 Jun 2014
The main focus of the trade mission centers on helping Utah companies find potential business partners in China. We will also be presenting to local investors on why Utah is the right place for strategic investment and collaboration
Mon, 23 Jun 2014
On June 27, USU-Moab along with Moab City, the Department of Workforce Services, the Chamber of Commerce, and the local business community will host ?Moab on the Edge? the 3rd annual Moab Area Business Enhancement Summit
Wed, 18 Jun 2014
Utah?s exceptional combination of business-friendly policies coupled with its energetic, educated and youthful workforce has created one of the nation?s most robust economies.
Tue, 17 Jun 2014
The Summer Utah Insights explored industrial diversity in Utah's economy. The analysis concluded that Utah has a very diverse economic base, or that distribution of employment is desirably spread out across various industries
After surveying more than 12,000 entrepreneurs, Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has identified Utah as the best place in the country for small businesses.