Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The University of Arizona has joined a number of top universities collaborating with Google/Motorola Mobility’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group through a unique agreement.

The invention, called “Hexocover,” consists of floating hexagonal plastic panels that sandwich 4-inch balls that link together to form a cover to prevent evaporation.
Thursday, January 22, 2015

“Hexocover,” developed by Moe Momayez, Ph.D., in the Department of Mining and Geological Engineering, consists of hexagonal panels that float on bodies of water like mining tailings ponds. The panels minimize water evaporation, and with added solar panels, simultaneously generate electricity.

Marvin Slepian, MD, head of ACABI, is a cardiologist with the UA Sarver Heart Center, an experienced biomedical innovator, and successful entrepreneur.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The University of Arizona has announced the creation of a center focused on accelerating the development and commercialization of translational biomedical technologies. At the Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation, ACABI, investigators can work with other experienced innovators to flesh out ideas, consider next steps in technology development, and access resources to move those ideas forward.

Tech Launch Arizona Commercialization Partners Take On UA Startups
Thursday, December 11, 2014

What are the ingredients for a successful university startup? When starting a new company like those based on research at the University of Arizona, TLA understands that startups require a number of unique elements for success, such as great marketable ideas and great leadership.

University of Arizona Civil Engineering associate professor, Dr. Yi-Chang Chiu
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

An invention created by University of Arizona Civil Engineering associate professor, Dr. Yi-Chang Chiu, has received a patent for the “Active traffic and demand management system” he invented to increase the efficiency of existing transportation systems while at the same time easing traffic congestion.

David Stone, Ph.D., working on a structure created with his invention, Ferrock(TM).
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

David Stone, Ph.D., won a student innovation competition with the invention of an eco-friendly substitute for cement. Today, that invention has been patented and is the basis for his new startup, Iron Shell, LLC.

The Teleost Team: Sean Shelby, CEO, Teleost Biopharmaceutical LLC; Research Professor Minying Cai; Paul Eynott, Licensing Manager, College of Science, Tech Launch Arizona; Jackie Nicol, Director of Strategic Operations, Teleost Biopharmaceutical LLC; Quan Nguyen, Esq.; Regents Professor Victor J. Hruby.
Monday, October 20, 2014

Teleost Biopharmaceutical is moving its headquarters from Boulder, Colorado to Tucson, Arizona to partner with the original UA inventors of the technology.

Image credit: Angiomics
Friday, September 26, 2014

A technology developed at the University of Arizona offers an innovative way to grow vascularized human tissue – an advance that has applications in testing potential drug therapies and the development of treatments for cardiovascular disease.