Center For Medical Innovation

Transforming Healthcare

Through Innovation

Collaboration Between Health, Business, and Engineering & Technology

Fueled by a collaborative effort between University of Utah Health, The David Eccles School of Business, The College of Engineering, and The Technology Venture Development Program, the Center for Medical Innovation combines formal education programs, faculty and student project development, and support and facilitation of device development and commercialization.
Bench To Bedside
GApp Lab

Bench to Bedside

An exciting and vibrant program introducing students to the fascinating world of medical and global health innovation through an incentive-based team competition.
Through the Bench to Bedside Program, each team has access to over 100 University Physicians from a broad range of specialties as well as engineering and business professionals to serve as consultants, key opinion leaders, and stakeholders.
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“This is a one of a kind medical technology accelerator! It brings together every necessary resource to develop, research and commercialize new medical technologies to the patient bedside.”- John


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has established the Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-Corps Teams).
The NSF I-Corps Teams Program purpose is to identify NSF-funded researchers who will receive additional support in the form of entrepreneurial education, mentoring and funding to accelerate innovation that can attract subsequent third-party funding.
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GApp Lab

The Gapp Lab (therapeutic games and apps) is a collaboration between the Center for Medical Innovation and the Entertainment Arts and Engineering Program.
The Gapp Lab has several unique advantages: proximity allows for easy collaboration with health professionals, a dedicated lab allows students and staff to leverage time and expertise across multiple projects, and full access to the library allows our research to be well grounded and cutting-edge.
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Other Services

Innovation Lab

Simulation Lab

Regulation and Quality

Clinic Research and Funding

The Gary L. Crocker innovation and design lab is equipped with ample equipment to meet your innovation and prototyping needs. The Innovation Lab and its resources are available to students, faculty, staff, and community partners.

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