On April 18, 2017, Tech Launch Arizona held its fourth annual awards event. The I-Squared Expo & Awards honors those whose work directly affects the quality of life for Tucson, Arizona and the world through research, collaboration and technology commercialization.
Tucson startup Avery Therapeutics, Inc., has licensed a beating heart graft technology invented at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson.
Researchers at the UA and Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center - Phoenix have come up with a new method for treating anesthesia-induced hypothermia. Startup Catalina Pharma has licensed the technology to take it forward.
One year ago, through Tech Launch Arizona, the UA became an NSF I-Corps site. In the program’s first year 30 teams of inventors and scientists hit the ground running towards discovering how their inventions could create social and economic impact.
Inventor Jinhong Zhang, Ph.D., associate professor of mining and geological engineering in the University of Arizona’s College of Engineering, has developed a new substitute for concrete that startup Acrete is bringing to the marketplace.
Located in Tucson, Arizona, Global Advantage provides access to major markets in the U.S. and North America: California including Los Angeles and San Diego to the west; the Sun Corridor including Phoenix; and the intermountain west including Las Vegas, Salt Lake City and Denver to the north; Texas including Dallas, Houston and San Antonio to the east; and northwest Mexico to the south.
The Arizona-Sonora region is located in a major trade corridor that reaches fifty-five million customers in the United States and Mexico within a 1,000-mile radius. A robust integrated multimodal transportation system of air, rail and roads connects all points.
The UA Tech Park brings together technology businesses and startups, linking university research to the market. Now, the Tech Park is transforming itself into a prime location to access the rest of the world.
University of Arizona startup that is commercializing error-correction technology for data storage and communications, has reported that it has raised approximately $700,000 in a round of angel investment funding.
Between 2013 and July 2016, TLA provided almost $2.2 million in Asset Development funding to prepare 82 early-stage technologies for licensing. So far in FY 2017, we have provided funds for seven projects and expect to award an additional four or five by the end of June.
The University of Arizona has licensed a new tunable laser technology invented in the College of Optical Sciences to startup TPhotonics, Inc. The technology allows for devices that can produce a beam and tweak its wavelength on-the-fly.
In recognition of his prolific work as an impactful innovator and educator, optical sciences professor Nasser Peyghambarian, Ph.D. has been elected as a 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Read more. >