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BioUtah is the common voice and flag bearer for Utah’s life sciences industry comprised of medical devices, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, and biotechnology. Together we form an ecosystem that fosters collaboration, promotes innovation and delivers technology that saves lives.

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Utah Life Sciences by the Numbers

$21.6B

2022 GDP

182K

Direct/Indrect Jobs in 2022

+50%

Higher Average Employee Earnings in 2022

1,600

Establishments in 2022

Source: Pace, L. and Brandley, A. Economic Impacts of Utah's Life Sciences and Health Care Innovation Industry. Kem C. Gardner Institute, University of Utah, 2023.

Job Growth

Utah's life sciences industry job growth outpaced other states from 2012-2022.

Source: Source: Pace, L. and Brandley, A. Economic Impacts of Utah's Life Sciences and Health Care Innovation Industry. Kem C. Gardner Institute, University of Utah, 2023.

Economic Impact

Utah's medical device industry ranks in the top 10 in the nation in three different economic impact metrics, including industry revenues (#8), payroll (#9), and employment (#9).

Source: The Economic Impact o the Medical Technology Industry: A 2021 satistical update on the contributions of the industry ot national and state economic conditions, Advamed, 2021

BioUtah News

July 12, 2024
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Utah Hosts U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Field Hearing

The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee learned how lawmakers can enable and sustain innovation in life sciences from a panel of Utah witnesses at a July 12 field hearing in Salt Lake City. Witnesses included BioUtah President and CEO Kelvyn Cullimore; Kasey DeLynn Shakespear, rural health champion and parent of a rare disease patient; […]

July 2, 2024
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Aspen Laser and TheraLight Complete Corporate and Warehouse Expansion

LINDON, Utah, June 28, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Aspen Laser Systems, LLC, and TheraLight, LLC, two co-owned and co-operated, privately held U.S.-based medical device companies specializing in photomedicine, completed an expansion of their corporate headquarters and warehouse in Lindon, Utah, to advance the operations and growth of the company. The expansion, completed in April 2024, adds […]

July 2, 2024
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Co-Diagnostics Expands Vector Control Customer Base to 25 Customers Across 15 U.S. States

SALT LAKE CITY, July 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CODX) (the “Company” or “Co-Dx™️️”), a molecular diagnostics company with a unique, patented platform for the development of molecular diagnostic tests, announced today that use of the Company’s vector control technology will expand to the 15th U.S. state following an installation in Nevada next week. […]

July 2, 2024
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Epitel Announces Appointment of Wearables Industry Leader Ken Nelson to Board of Directors

Epitel, a leader in AI technologies for patient-focused brain health solutions, announced today the addition of wearables industry pioneer Ken Nelson to its Board of Directors. With his extensive experience in digital health, medical devices, and remote patient monitoring, Nelson will play a crucial role in guiding Epitel’s growth as the company continues to transform […]

July 2, 2024
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Myriad Genetics Earns 2024 Great Place To Work® Certification™

SALT LAKE CITY, July 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN), a leader in genetic testing and precision medicine, today announced it has received the Great Place To Work Certification for the second year in a row. The certification is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at […]

July 2, 2024
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Merit Medical Announces Asset Purchase Agreement with EndoGastric Solutions, Inc.®

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, July 01, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MMSI), a global leader of healthcare technology, today announced it has executed an asset purchase agreement with EndoGastric Solutions, Inc. for a total cash consideration of approximately $105 million. EndoGastric Solutions’ EsophyX® Z+ device delivers a durable, minimally invasive non-pharmacological treatment […]

June 27, 2024
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FDA Clears Balloon Dilation Scoring and Constraining Platform to Treat Small or Distal Peripheral Vasculature

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June 27, 2024
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