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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 Alumni-owned Company Awarded $100K USDA-SBIR...

    Grafted Growers, which had its start in the UA's McGuire Program for Entrepreneurship, has been recognized for its use of innovative methods and equipment for planting, growing and harvesting food crops.
  • University of Arizona I-Squared Awards Event...

    On April 30, TLA held its second annual awards event to honor those whose work directly affects the quality of life for people in Tucson, across Arizona and throughout the world through research, collaboration and innovation -- key elements in the University’s land-grant mission and Never Settle strategic plan.