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Venture Capital’s Return to Aerospace and Defense

Venture capital has played a critical role in American innovation since the end of World War II. Its ability to catalyze new technologies has proved vital to national security and American economic dominance. From a few small farms to a multi-trillion-dollar industry, venture capital (VC) has changed the way we start, build, and scale companies.

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47G Announces New Partnership With YouScience to Assist with Workforce Development

47G is thrilled to announce the creation of a new workforce development program through YouScience®. This partnership will help students connect with 47G member organizations and create a next-generation talent pipeline to aerospace, defense, and cyber companies in Utah.

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Unlocking Federal Funding: An Intro to SBIR and STTR

Some of our greatest technological breakthroughs have come out of defense contracts. From jet engines to plasma transfusions, small private-sector companies have a rich history of developing pivotal new technologies. Often developed initially for government use, many have ultimately revolutionized both the military and civilian markets. This synergistic relationship is fundamental to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

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The path to national security runs through Utah’s aerospace and defense ecosystem

In 1945, writer George Orwell predicted the rise of two “super-states, each possessed of a weapon by which millions of people can be wiped out in a few seconds.” These two nations were destined to divide the world into a permanent state of cold war.

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