- A press release from the University of Utah on Friday revealed that Jack Brittain, who recently stepped down as vice president of technology venture development, will be taking one year of paid leave while he explores the "creation of a new institute to enhance the student side of academic entrepreneurship and technology commercialization."
- The university may integrate concepts from its Lassonde Entrepreneur Center across the rest of the campus to improve technology coordination.
- The University of Utah's plans include a new medical-device entrepreneurship unit in its health-sciences program.
From the article:
The University of Utah is retooling its tech-commercialization machinery while extending a paid one-year leave of absence to the current system’s architect, Jack Brittain.
Brittain stepped down July 1 as vice president of technology venture development while officials look to "take full advantage of university research and to better facilitate coordination of technology across campus," the university announced in a press release Friday afternoon. ...