Startup Portfolio

Over the years, more than 330 companies have launched based on technologies developed at the University of Utah. In fiscal year 2023, the U executed 25 new technology licenses and helped spin out 7 startup companies. These startups bring new products to market annually.

Featured Startups

3Helix, Inc.
3Helix, Inc.
Industry: Biotechnology

3Helix is developing prognostic tests for fibrotic diseases, and tissue regenerative products based on a proprietary collagen targeting platform.

4DQC
4DQC
Industry: Software

4DQC’s goal is to make quality control practices effective while eliminating unnecessary complexity. We put actionable data right at your fingertips.

6S Medical LLC
6S Medical LLC
Industry: Medical Devices

6S Medical is developing the Troclosure, a medical device that assists with laparoscopic surgery.

Acacia Biosciences
Acacia Biosciences
Industry: Therapeutics

Acacia Biosciences is a drug discovery company working to create assay systems and databases that enable the rapid development of biopharmaceuticals and agricultural chemicals.

AccuBreath Inc
AccuBreath Inc
Industry: Medical Devices

AccuBreath Inc. is reinventing emergency medical ventilation with an easy-to-use, ultra portable, ventilator that improves healthcare and decreases costs.

Advanced Conceptions, Inc.
Advanced Conceptions, Inc.
Industry: Diagnostics

Advanced Conceptions utilizes microfluidic technology to enable more-effective, faster intrauterine insemination for prospective parents struggling with infertility.

Aera Therapeutics
Aera Therapeutics
Industry: Therapeutics

Aera Therapeutics is developing an endogenous virus-like particle system as a safe, scalable, and engineerable nucleic acid therapeutics delivery platform.

Allegro Diagnostics
Allegro Diagnostics
Industry: Diagnostics

Allegro Diagnostics is focused on the development of genomic tests to support the diagnosis and management of lung cancer.

American Green Elements, LLC
American Green Elements, LLC
Industry:

American Green Elements looks to recycle and process raw materials from waste piles.

Amirsys Inc.
Amirsys Inc.
Industry: Education

Amirsys delivers medical expertise with powerful technology to provide life-saving, vital information to health care professionals.

Anesta
Anesta
Industry: Therapeutics

Anesta develops pharmaceutical products for oral transmucosal drug administration.

Applied Biosensors, LLC
Applied Biosensors, LLC
Industry: Engineering

Applied Biosensors is changing biomanufacturing by developing a single sensor platform for continuous long-term monitoring of multiple biochemicals.

Applied Medical Informatics, Inc.
Applied Medical Informatics, Inc.
Industry: Education

Applied Medical Informatics (AMI) is a leading provider of medical decision support technology.

APPLIED MEDICAL VISUALIZATIONS LLC (dba Medvis)
APPLIED MEDICAL VISUALIZATIONS LLC (dba Medvis)
Industry: Healthcare

Applied Medical Visualizations (MedVis) was founded in 2002 to take innovative medical domain data visualizations to market.

ARUP Laboratories, Inc.
ARUP Laboratories, Inc.
Industry: Diagnostics

ARUP Laboratories is a national nonprofit and academic reference laboratory at the forefront of diagnostic medicine.

Atavistik Bio, Inc.
Atavistik Bio, Inc.
Industry: Biotechnology

Atavistik identifies novel regulatory sites on proteins for targeting in therapeutics, with specialization in diseases with underdeveloped medical practice - especially inborn metabolic and cancerous errors.

Avansci
Avansci
Industry: Healthcare IT

AvanSci Bio develops laboratory instrumentation that deliver solutions to improve the productivity and efficiency of laboratory processes.

Axon Assets, LLC
Axon Assets, LLC
Industry: Medical Devices

Axon Optics develops and sells eyewear for people with light sensitivity and migraine.

Backdrop Health Inc.
Backdrop Health Inc.
Industry: Healthcare IT

Backdrop has created a breakthrough in medical outcome predictions and patient risk-scoring, to improve health and deliver savings across health care.

Bastion Biologics, Inc.
Bastion Biologics, Inc.
Industry: Therapeutics

Bastion Biologics develops high-valency therapeutics for blood cancers and solid tumors, using Polymer-Antibody Conjugates to eliminate targeted cancers.

Batu Biologics
Batu Biologics
Industry: Biotechnology

Batu Biologics is a biotechnology-based pharmaceutical company focused on the development novel therapies that target tumor blood vessels.

Behavioral Health Strategies
Behavioral Health Strategies
Industry: Education

BHS provides vast experience in expert witness consultation for the legal profession and interim management and consultation for the behavioral health industry.

Bioclassifier, LLC
Bioclassifier, LLC
Industry: Diagnostics

Bioclassifier provides other companies with technology that enables a wide variety of basic research, translational medicine and in vitro diagnostics.

Bioenergenix
Bioenergenix
Industry: Therapeutics

BioEnergenix is developing therapeutics for diabetes, obesity, and related metabolic diseases.

BioFire Diagnostics
BioFire Diagnostics
Industry: Diagnostics

BioFire Diagnostics is the leader in Syndromic Infectious Disease Testing.

Biologic Input Output Systems, Inc. (BIOS)
Biologic Input Output Systems, Inc. (BIOS)
Industry:

BIOS provides a novel neural interface for prosthetic limbs to move with natural, intuitive coordination.

Bionic Technologies, LLC
Bionic Technologies, LLC
Industry: Electronics

Bionic Technologies Ltd developed multi-data acquisition systems for neuro-scientific research.

Blackrock Microsystems (dba Blackrock Neurotech)
Blackrock Microsystems (dba Blackrock Neurotech)
Industry: Medical Devices

The Leader In Brain-Computer Interface Technology. Blackrock Neurotech provides innovative tools and neurotech expertise to translate technology into novel, implantable clinical solutions that improve human lives.

Blackrock Sensors, Inc.
Blackrock Sensors, Inc.
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Blacksand Technology
Blacksand Technology
Industry: Manufacturing

Blacksand Technology LLC is an early stage materials innovation company, producing low cost powders for use with additive manufacturing and near net shape manufacturing of metal parts.

Questions?

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Regardless of what you are looking for, or what stage you are in the innovation journey, the Technology Licensing Office is your go-to source to connect you with the U’s innovation ecosystem.

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