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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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  • Prep and Polish: TLA Asset Demo Program Readies...

    With funding from Tech Launch Arizona’s Asset Demonstration Program, Assistant Professor John Jewett and alumnus Jim Butler of HJ3 Composite Technologies are putting a new adhesive tech to the test, analyzing its potential for use in underwater construction and repair.
  • UA Professor Roger Angel Inducted into National...

    The National Inventors Hall of Fame has announced this year’s inductees. Among the cohort of 16 inventors from across the United States is University of Arizona Regents’ Professor of Astronomy and Optical Sciences Roger P. Angel, Ph.D. of the Colleges of Science (Astronomy) and Optical Sciences.