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What We Learned at the Entrepreneur and Investor Life Science Summit

Last week, BioUtah and the University of Utah’s Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC) held their annual Entrepreneur & Investor Summit. It was an amazing opportunity to explore financing options for early and later stage Utah Life Science companies and the challenges facing our local entrepreneurs. Want to learn more? Our own Acting Corporate Recruitment Manager, Liesl Limburg shares insights gained from the summit, read on:

The amount of new venture capital to the life sciences industry, even over the past year, has been staggering. In Salt Lake City, more than $200 million has been invested in the Life Sciences industry since 2016. $200 million!  We are leading the nation in job growth. States like New York, New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania are seeing significant declines in Life Science jobs, but they are increasing in Utah.  In 2018, we had the highest job growth in the nation.

Why is that?

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