The Business Intelligence Unit Team: Jason Dewland, Joann MacMaster, Jennifer Martin, Jen Watson, John Jackson and Cindy Elliott
Monday, May 19, 2014

Tech Launch Arizona has teamed up with University Libraries to create a Business Intelligence Unit, dedicated to gathering information to help researchers and faculty members make smart, well-informed business decisions as they bring inventions to the marketplace.

The Codelucida Team: David Declercq, Shiva Planjery and Bane Vasić
Monday, May 19, 2014

Codelucida, a new start-up company based on technology developed in the UA Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the University of Cergy-Pontoise, aims to bring new levels of accuracy and efficiency to the world of solid-state drives.

Tech Parks Arizona Wins Award for Educational Outreach
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Tech Parks Arizona has won the Metropolitan Education Commission’s (MEC) Crystal Apple Award for its efforts to encourage local youth to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

UA Faculty and small business entrepreneurs from around Tucson gather at the April 16 TLA/Startup Tucson Small Business Faculty Meetup.
Friday, April 18, 2014

On April 16, Tech Launch Arizona and Startup Tucson held a networking meetup to bring UA faculty and researchers together with local small business entrepreneurs. The event – a kickoff for a new initiative called SBIR Tucson – was held to grow a vibrant startup ecosystem of companies, entrepreneurs and talent in Tucson.

Image of the Catapult Awards on a table.
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Tech Launch Arizona presented its first Catapult Awards on Monday, March 24, honoring efforts that directly affect the quality of life for people in Tucson, across Arizona and around the world through research, collaboration and innovation – key elements in the University’s land-grant mission.

Zachary Brooks of the UA Graduate Professional Student Body, and Dominque Villela of Injected Media
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

New Tech Launch Arizona Ambassadors program encourages local commercialization activities with a primary focus on making staying in Tucson the top choice for UA graduates wishing to pursue career and entrepreneurial opportunities.

UA Launches Defense and Security Research Institute
Monday, March 10, 2014

The UA has launched a new Defense and Security Research Institute that aims to expand the University's strengths in those areas while helping the UA to reach its goal of doubling research expenditures from $600 million to $1.2 billion by 2023. The interdisciplinary institute will help pave the way for new, mutually beneficial partnerships between the UA and industry, which is one of the key goals of the University's Never Settle plan.

Bill McCallum, University of Arizona Distinguished Professor of Mathematics
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Professor Bill McCallum has started a new company dedicated to transforming mathematics education across the U.S.

One shrimp has EMS/AHPHND (on the left) and the other is normal (the shrimp on the right. The shrimp are both are Penaeus vannamei, the Pacific White Shrimp. The shrimp on the left will die within ~12 to 24 hr due to destruction of its hepatopancreas.  It shows an empty stomach, an empty midgut and a pale hepatopancreas.  The shrimp on the right shows a full stomach and midgut, and a normally pigmented HP.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

A bacterial disease called early mortality syndrome is killing off the stocks of the world’s largest shrimp producers. At the University of Arizona, Professor Don Lightner has a solution for detecting the bacteria in the stocks, allowing infected populations to be separated from healthy ones.