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The University of Arizona is a leading public research university of the 21st century, with regional roots and global impact. Here, we collaborate to learn, create knowledge and innovate. This is a place of boundless possibilities. The UA created Tech Launch Arizona (TLA) to move inventions, technologies and intellectual property from the laboratory out into the marketplace. We bring together the faculty and researchers of the UA with the business community to maximize the impact of our research and innovation efforts, as well as to optimize the benefits gained from our tech parks resources. Learn more.

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SEARCH TECHNOLOGIES

Looking for a technology to expand your business? Search the database of available inventions.

SUBMIT AN INVENTION 

Do you think you have an invention? Here's the information you need to get started.

Proof-of-Concept

A program to help UA researchers develop their inventions.

Explore Startups

Services to help turn UA inventions into new businesses.

SBIR/STTR Resources

Increasing activity and effectiveness around UA research-based businesses applying for SBIR/STTR funding.

FY 2014 Annual Report

Our accomplishments and plans for the future.

Latest Activity

  • UA Marks Second Record Year in Tech...

    In completing its second full year of operations, Tech Launch Arizona reports that as of the fiscal year’s June 30 close, it has achieved all of its performance metrics defined by the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR). In support of the UA Never Settle strategic plan, these metrics not only represent increases over theprevious year, but also all-time highs for Arizona’s 21st century land-grant university.
  • Fusing Chemistry and Commerce

    The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (CBC) at the UA College of Science has long been a powerhouse in research. Having built a close partnership with Tech Launch Arizona (TLA), it is now the University’s leading producer of intellectual property.