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Most of these leases are on lands managed by SITLA on behalf of public schools, which means lease funds will be added to the Permanent School Fund and invested by the state treasurer.

Recently, students from Cyprus High School teamed up with two companies, nView and Stat Slate, that are utilizing BiG?s incubation space or consulting services to develop product prototypes

The Summit is an inspiring and insightful statewide initiative planned in conjunction with the outdoor industry, counties, communities, user groups, and state and federal land management agencies

Following a nation-wide search, the USTAR Governing Authority and Governor Gary R. Herbert have named Ivy V. Estabrooke, PhD. to be the new executive director for the Utah Science and Technology Research initiative

The development, known as University Place, will include 600,000 square feet of office, 1,100 housing units, 1.3 million square feet of retail, a two-acre civic plaza, a swim and tennis club, an outdoor music venue, and hotel.

When operating from a foreign trade zone, your company gains a distinct competitive advantage by receiving cost reductions in customs duties and fees

The 2014 Summit will address regional issues, encouraging the participation of energy professionals from throughout the Intermountain West.

The 2014 economic outlook ranking is a forward-looking measure of how each state can expect to perform economically based on 15 policy areas that have proven, over time, to be the best determinants of economic success.

Taken as a whole, the Utah economy is quite diverse, but when you dissect the Utah economy by individual counties, you instead find more industrially-concentrated economies.

World class business leaders will gather together to learn, network and share some meals during the 8th Annual Governor?s Economic Summit Conference, April 3, 2014 at the Grand America Hotel.

A ?one-stop-shop? for information on transportation projects, programs, organizations and agencies for both policymakers and the public at large

Like most states, Utah faces some unique energy problems, but thanks to the new Utah Energy Research Triangle (UERT), several high priority issues will be addressed

Utah?s nonfarm payroll employment for December 2013 grew by an estimated 1.8 percent, adding 22,500 jobs to the economy as compared to December 2012. Utah?s current employment level registers 1,301,600.

Utah is expected to receive a modest increase in both on-going and one-time revenue to fund state programs, that?s according to the consensus revenue forecast released by the Governor?s Office of Management and Budget

Utah Valley University's annual Business Update on China helps businesspeople from all over Utah learn about the latest business opportunities, practices, and investment opportunities in China.

According to a public opinion survey of 400 residents who live along the Wasatch Front and in Cache Valley, agriculture is important to the future of the State of Utah.

Partnership between the World Trade Center Utah, Zions Bank and the U.S. Commercial Service resulted in a successful Mountain States Trade Mission to Colombia and Panama that took place February 9-15, 2014.

Bend Labs, housed in the BioInnovations Gateway (BiG), is creating a wearable, flexible sensor for joint angle analysis. The BioInnovations Gateway (BiG) is an incubator for emerging biotech and medical device companies

This is a fantastic opportunity to build a strong foundation in communication, understanding, and cooperation between individuals, governments and cultures.

Wayne County Economic Update

Tue, 11 Feb 2014

With a full quarter of expanding jobs under its belt, Wayne County?s economy is beginning to show some signs of resurgence.

Results of a statewide poll indicate that 12 years after hosting the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, 92 percent of Utahns believe the state benefitted from hosting the games

Heeding the Governor?s challenge to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, businesses in Utah have stepped up and are launching a more than $2 Million media campaign to increase interest in STEM education

Taylor Randall, dean of the David Eccles School of Business, joined KSL News Wednesday night to talk about the new MBA Online program recently announced by the school.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Utah Governor?s Office of Economic Development (GOED) are offering funds through the STEP program.

Occupational projections from the Department of Workforce Services estimate the Utah economy will add 307,850 jobs between 2010 and 2020, growing total employment at a 2.2 percent compound annual rate to 1.6 million jobs.

The overall incident rate in Utah for public and private sectors combined decreased to 3.5 in 2012, down from 3.7 in 2011. Incident rates represent the number of injuries or illnesses per 100 full-time workers.

This year Partners reported saving 11.6 million gallons water and 1.3 million kWh of electricity. Hazardous chemicals used in production were reduced 830,664 pounds

Two Utah cities placed in the top five cities of Milken's 2013 Best Performing Cities Index. The report takes into account growth in job numbers, wages and salary, and the concentration and size of high-tech industries

Zions Bank, in cooperation with the World Trade Center Utah and the U.S. Commercial Service is organizing a trade mission to Colombia and Panama, February 9-15, 2014.

Occupational projections from the Department of Workforce Services estimate the Utah economy will add 307,850 jobs between 2010 and 2020, growing total employment at a 2.2 percent

?I am honored to have been selected for this role,? stated Goryunova. ?I look forward to continuing the path, outlined by the outgoing President Lew Cramer, in the months ahead."

DAQ is interested in providing additional tools and opportunities to private businesses, non-profits, and government entities to develop and implement strategies that reduce vehicle emissions and improve air quality.

Our Water, Our Future

Wed, 20 Nov 2013

Governor Herbert has taken steps to make sure that Utah is one of the states that will be prepared. He has tasked a group of 38 people to come up with a water strategy for the state.

On Nov. 19, 2013, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah will offer 35 parcels covering 44,021 acres in the Price and Vernal Field Offices at its quarterly oil and gas lease sale.

Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter assured military and civilian employees at Utah?s Hill Air Force Base that they will continue to play a significant role in the nation?s security.

With a message partially delivered in Spanish, Utah?s new Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox welcomed the addition of the USMCOC Intermountain Chapter to the Utah business community.

This one-day conference is filled with informative breakout sessions and inspirational speakers, while celebrating the accomplishments of significant women helping make a difference in our local community.

Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Centers help small businesses with all phases of Government contracting -federal, state, and local. This year's event is October 22, 2013.

No matter where you are on the ?journey? towards operational excellence this conference will further the skills necessary that will allow your organization to advance to the next level. October 2-3

USTAR has been awarded the Expanding Research Capacity award at the 2013 State Science and Technology Institute?s Excellence in Technology Based Economic Development at national award ceremony in Portland.

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