Governor's Office of Economic Development

Recipients of the Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology were announced this week. They include seven individuals and one company.

Photo Credit: Dan Hixon, University of Utah College of Engineering

University of Utah engineers have developed a better a better bomb sniffer, that they hope will soon be in the hands of public safety officials.

University of Utah

A bill to reform the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) is heading to the governor’s desk for his approval. The legislation comes after an audit found that the program exaggerated the number of jobs created.

Brian Grimmett

Members of the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative or USTAR Governing body responded to a scathing audit today during one of the appropriations subcommittee at the Capitol.

Legislative Audit Criticizes USTAR Managment

Oct 16, 2013
University of Utah

  A new legislative audit criticizes the Utah Science, Technology and Research Initiative for poor financial management.  But a University of Utah official says the school has followed the rules with its U-STAR partnership.