Utah Valley University invites its faculty, staff, students and the community to learn more about how the global economy affects all individuals. Timothy Stratford, winner of the 2011 UVU Kirk Englehardt Excellence in Business Ethics Award, will speak on ?Building Trust in U.S.-China Economic Relations,? Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. in the Ragan Theater in the Sorensen Student Center.
Mon, 27 Dec 2010
Green Makes Business $ense focuses on providing Utah companies with strategies to remain competitive while reducing waste, saving energy, and conserving natural resources.
Mon, 20 Dec 2010
The University of Utah overtook MIT to become America's No. 1 research institution when it comes to creating startup companies based on university technology, and it achieved the top ranking with a fraction of the research budget of other major universities.
Thu, 16 Dec 2010
The annual Governor's Utah Economic Summit will again set the foundation for the outlook and forecast for Utah in 2011 and beyond. Respected leaders from across the state will discuss the opportunities and threats to businesses across the state. The Utah economy is poised for renewed growth.
In 2010, 16,968 people throughout Utah received custom, state-of-the-art training through Custom Fit ? a dynamic partnership between the Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) and local businesses.
Tue, 14 Dec 2010
The Davis Chamber of Commerce Women in Business presented a $13,301 check today to the Utah AMBER Alert Plan?the largest amount ever donated to the program. "This money will literally save lives," says Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. "We always ran this program on a shoestring. We have never asked for appropriations from the government.
More than 15 members of the Idaho Technology Council were hosted for two days of highly targeted meetings in Salt Lake City to develop understanding of best practices that have been developed or adopted in Utah that have helped make that state?s technology economic development one of the most impressive success stories in the U.S.
Thu, 09 Dec 2010
Governor Herbert's four point plan for the Utah economy has helped make the state a national leader.
Tue, 07 Dec 2010
Two key objectives for Technology Venture Development are creating jobs in Utah and contributing to the vitality of the Utah economy by supporting the development of Utah companies.
Tue, 30 Nov 2010
In his presentation to a group of community leaders, he shared that he was pleasantly surprised about the numerous business and education connections between Utah and the Slovak Republic, and the genuine interest in his country from the Utah community.
Tue, 23 Nov 2010
What are the options for U.S. companies to get their products into Europe - where they want them, when they want them there and at the least cost? Join the Utah Technology Council and the Governor's Office of Economic Development, together with your Utah medical device, information technology and neutraceutical colleagues to "get the real skinny" on some tough issues that many of you may struggle with.
Mon, 22 Nov 2010
The University of Utah has teamed up with USTAR to create a medical accelerator and software development center, with the hopes of creating new businesses for the state.
Mon, 22 Nov 2010
The first wind farm built by a Utah-based utility will some day provide power to an array of Utah communities--to as far south as Blanding and Enterprise to the northern reaches of the state in Cache County's Hyrum. Constructed by the Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems, the Horse Butte Wind Project will be located on more than 17,600 acres in Bonneville County, Idaho, near Idaho Falls.
Mon, 22 Nov 2010
The Box Elder County Business Resource Center is opening at the USU Brigham City Regional Campus. The Center will provide counseling to both those interested in starting a business, as well as those with questions about their current business. Counseling services will include help with problems such as accounting, marketing, research, business plans, budgeting, management operations, and access to capital.
Thu, 18 Nov 2010
Individuals and companies are required to license in Utah if they do securities business in the state. Ensuring your securities professional is licensed is a critical step to protecting yourself and your investments.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010
The Centers of Excellence Program is a state-funded grant program developed by the Utah Legislature in 1986 to accelerate the commercialization of promising technologies that have strategic value for Utah. The end goal of the COE Program is to help drive economic development and job creation.
Tue, 09 Nov 2010
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office in Utah has received funding and direction to implement a pilot initiative to help agricultural producers in Utah comply with revised regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) intended to prevent and mitigate fuel and oil spills on their operations.
Tue, 09 Nov 2010
The mountain paradise of Park City, Utah - best known for its sensational skiing and annual Sundance Film Festival - is quickly becoming a shining example of environmental sustainability.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010
Defining itself against the liberal left coast is an act of jujitsu. Utah?s biggest potential liability?its conservative, religious populus?becomes an indisputable strength. Utah?s people are, indeed, an employer?s dream. They are healthy, hard workers (pouring in 48 hours a week on average), and exceedingly stable, with the highest birthrates in the nation.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010
Utah's Business Search lets you obtain a certificate of existence, search through filed documents, or even view the management teams of Utah businesses.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010
Utah businesses have international contract opportunities for the taking, says Lew Cramer, president & CEO of World Trade Center Utah. His organization will host an Internet conference with World Bank Senior Commercial Officer David Fulton, Nov. 10, 2010, to explain the process to local businesses.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010
More than 200 people attended a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Oct. 7, celebrating the completion of the new USTAR BioInnovations Building at Utah State University
Wed, 03 Nov 2010
Projections on the Utah economy by economist Mark Knold.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010
University of Utah (U of U) medical researchers have uncovered a wiring diagram that shows how the brain pays attention to visual, cognitive, sensory, and motor cues. The research provides a critical foundation for the study of abnormalities in attention that can be seen in many brain disorders such as autism, schizophrenia, and attention deficit disorder. The study appears Nov. 1, 2010, online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Thu, 28 Oct 2010
Watch this video where Governor Herbert discusses Utah's recent economic successes with Bloomberg TV hosts.
As part of the announcement, Governor Herbert noted that "Derek [Miller] is a key player on the State's economic development team, which is working daily to distinguish Utah as an economic leader in the nation. His continued leadership at the Governor's Office of Economic Development will help the office accomplish its primary mission of economic expansion and job creation for the benefit of all Utahns."
Global Commerce Roundtable 2010: "Issues Influencing the Expansion and Global Success of International Companies"
Thu, 28 Oct 2010
MultiLing Corporation and the World Trade Center Utah invite you to the Global Commerce Roundtable 2010 ?Issues Influencing the Expansion and Global Success of International Companies,? on Thursday, November 4, 2010.
An economic analysis of the effects of using oil sands in asphalt pavement predicts an overall favorable economic result for private industry as well as for local and state governments. After five years of operation, the report projects that Uintah County could save nearly $45,000 per lane mile of pavement each subsequent year.
Tue, 26 Oct 2010
During October 21-23, St. George members of SEED Dixie/USTAR hosted a ?Code Camp? to encourage computer technology in the community. The three day intensive camp/conference allowed business members and college students to network their ideas for Information Technology.
Utah's economy has expanded 3.5% annually over the past five years, faster than any other state except North Dakota. This is three-and-a-half times faster than the U.S. as a whole. Total employment in the U.S. has shrunk over the past five years, but in Utah it increased 1.5% annually, fourth-best in the nation.
Tue, 12 Oct 2010
The final judging event for Invented in Utah 2010 will be held on Thursday, October 14th at Noahs in South Jordan. UVEF members in attendance will get to vote electronically to determine the winners.
Thu, 07 Oct 2010
Software company Adobe Systems will locate a new technology campus at Lehi City, Utah?s Traverse Mountain. The campus will measure 230,000 square feet and create approximately 1,000 new jobs in the next 20 years. Adobe already employs 620 people in Utah.
Mon, 04 Oct 2010
Developing new technologies and products just got a lot easier for Utah technology companies. The University of Utah and the Utah Science and Technology Research Initiative (USTAR) have opened the doors to the Accelerator -- a new 10,000-square-foot facility that promises to give budding companies the support, space and equipment needed to develop and refine their technologies and products.
Thu, 30 Sep 2010
What's happening with wind, geothermal, solar, or even the energy efficiency business in Utah? Come to the summit to find out and interact with other energy professionals!
Thu, 23 Sep 2010
Increased efficiency and improved opportunities to turn innovation into viable commercial successes is behind a major reorganization involving Utah State University?s research, commercialization and regional development activities. The new structure refocuses the university?s Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) efforts, as well as keep pace with expanding opportunities for commercial development and public/private partnerships, both in Logan and at the regional campuses.
Tue, 21 Sep 2010
The University of Utah is striving to become a hub for clean-energy technologies, and the federal government took notice last week, as the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded the university $1.05 million to launch a new Energy Innovation Commercialization Center.
Mon, 20 Sep 2010
A conference designed exclusively for women entrepreneurs, aspiring women entrepreneurs, small business owners, and home-based business owners. Scheduled for Friday, October 8, 2010.
Wed, 15 Sep 2010
The 2010 installment of the nanoUtah Conference builds on the rich tradition of past events. Anchored by presentations from Utah?s leaders in nanoscience and nanotechnology, the conference is intended to foster collaborations and the exchange of knowledge among scientists, engineers, clinicians, industry leaders, and students.
Tue, 14 Sep 2010
PTAC helps Utah companies win government contracts. If your company sells a product or service to the general population, it is very likely that your same product or service can be sold to the government or military. From basic products and services to high-tech manufacturing, becoming an approved supplier is easier than many Utah businesses believe, and on October 21, 2010 at the Utah Procurement Symposium, you can find out how.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010
The two-day program is led by BIS's professional counseling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods.