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Middle school students experiment to find the optimal angle for a home run in a Science of Baseball camp.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Science of Baseball, an academic STEM curriculum for middle schoolers developed at the UA College of Engineering, has now been licensed to a startup, Science of Sport, to distribute it world-wide.

A professional answers calls in the Medication Management call center.
Monday, July 7, 2014

This month, the AUTM Better World Project spotlight is on the Medication Management Center, a service developed at the UA College of Pharmacy.

The Acomni mobile app interface allows users to make informed decisions about the tradeoff between comfort and the cost of electricity.
Friday, June 20, 2014

UA start-up Acomni, LLC to commercialize new thermostat add-on that reliably predicts electricity costs, putting consumers in control of balancing their comfort and budget.

Dr. Marvin J. Slepian
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Dr. Marvin J. Slepian, cardiologist and UA professor of medicine and biomedical engineering at the UA Sarver Heart Center, is the founding CEO of PolyNova, a startup company developing a novel polymeric prosthetic heart valve.

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.

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.

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.

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