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Jill Elliss
Jill Elliss
Director Southern Utah

The Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) initiative is a long-term, state-funded investment to strengthen Utah's "knowledge economy” and generate high-paying jobs.

These are the main goals of USTAR’s TOIP (Technology Outreach Innovation Program):

  • Broker ideas, new technologies & services to entrepreneurs & businesses
  • Engage local entrepreneurs & professors at applied technology centers, colleges & universities by connecting them to Utah’s research universities
  • Screen business ideas & new technologies to target those with highest growth potential
  • Connect market ideas & technologies in new or existing businesses or industries or in regional colleges & universities with the expertise of Utah’s research universities
  • Assist businesses, applied technology centers, colleges & universities in developing commercial applications for their research
  • Disseminate & share discoveries & technologies emanating from Utah’s research universities to local entrepreneurs, businesses, applied technology centers, colleges & universities

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