The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has announced Linda Cabrales as the new director of GOED’s Utah Innovation Center. She assumes her new role following the retirement of director Mary Cardon from state employment. The Utah Innovation Center supports technology development across several sectors, including advanced materials, aerospace and defense, energy, information technology, and life sciences. It helps Utah small businesses and entrepreneurs win federal research and development dollars through the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. The Utah Innovation Center facilitates business growth and supports innovation to better lives and provide economic opportunity for Utahns.