2018 Winners

Below are the winners of the 2018 Utah Innovation Awards. For more information, please visit each's website.

“Electrodynamic Sorting of Light Metals and Alloys” (EDX) is a solid state device that generates alternating magnetic field frequencies from 100 Hz to over 50 kHz, giving it the sensitivity and the resolution to separate different grades of Al alloys and the ability to sort metal mixtures in the 1-25 mm size range.


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Guardian GT is an award-winning, force-multiplying robotic system with one or two highly dexterous arms mounted on a track or wheeled base, allowing a single operator to do more, safely. From basic labor-saving tasks like heavy lifting, to intricate processes like welding and joining, the human-controlled industrial robot provides an unparalleled combination of dexterity and strength for the operator.


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Transparency Platform, an exciting new technology in the “Internet of Things” space, is offered as part of a robust software platform that is web based and hardware agnostic.  Via cellular or satellite connection, RoviTracker can collect engine run-time, battery voltage, fuel percentage, solar charge and GPS location. Data sets are then combined and the system automatically red flags things like next service interval, driving behavior, and questionable fuel transactions. This… Read more »


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The ProLung™ Test uses precision proprietary volume-averaging bioconductance technology to measure the difference in conductivity between malignant and benign lung tissue. The data is analyzed to produce a personalized and predictive score indicating the likelihood that a particular lesion in the lungs is malignant.


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Rosivo will transform the standard of care in nose and ear repairs with Cartesse™, a patent pending and first of its kind off-the-shelf cartilage implant that can resist resorption and collapse over time. While hernia and orthopedic surgeons have been using off-the-shelf biological implants for years, the facial surgeon does not have this option for rebuilding the nose and ears.


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Blacksand Technology, LLC, has licensed an energy-efficient, low-cost titanium production method from the University of Utah to make spherical titanium alloy powder for 3D printing.


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Novi Security’s All-In-One Sensor combines a (1) HD camera, (2) motion detector, (3) smoke sensor, and (4) siren into a single device that goes on the ceiling and looks like a smoke detector. With four AA alkaline batteries, this Sensor gets over one year of battery life. Once this system is armed using the Novi app on your smartphone or tablet, if it detects motion or smoke, it sounds an… Read more »


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