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UAVentures will be located in downtown Tucson in the historic Rondstadt House.

UAVentures will be located in downtown Tucson in the historic Rondstadt House. Photo credit: Ammodramus/Wikimedia Commons

Thursday, September 28, 2017

UAVenture Capital, LLC has announced the launch of a fund to support the commercialization of University of Arizona science, services and intellectual property. UAVC was formed by Fletcher J. McCusker, the business driver behind the UA College of Pharmacy startup SinfoníaRx.

Kelle Hyland and Amy Randall of the BIO5 Institute talk with BIO5 Interim Director Jennifer Barton at the UA booth at AZBio 2016, the state's premier annual bioindustry event. Photo credit: Mark Goldstein

Kelle Hyland and Amy Randall of the BIO5 Institute talk with BIO5 Interim Director Jennifer Barton at the UA booth at AZBio 2016, the state's premier annual bioindustry event. Photo credit: Mark Goldstein

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

In October, the Arizona Bioindustry Association, or AZBio, will honor industry leaders from across Arizona. This year, a majority of those to be honored have deep connections to the UA and have created impact through bringing UA ideas and inventions to the marketplace. 

SinfoníaRx President Kevin Boesen and CEO Fletcher McCusker at TLA's first awards event in 2014. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

SinfoníaRx President Kevin Boesen and CEO Fletcher McCusker at TLA's first awards event in 2014. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

UA startup SinfoníaRx has been acquired by Tabula Rasa HealthCare (NASDAQ: TRHC), provider of individualized, data-driven technology solutions. Spun out of the College of Pharmacy in 2013, SinfoníaRx pioneered modern medication therapy management (MTM) services.

Woman at the ocean wearing a hat puts sunscreen on her shoulder. Image credit: Publicdomainpictures.net
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The University of Arizona has licensed a new non-skin penetrating sunscreen, invented by UA Professor Douglas Loy and graduate student Stephanie Tolbert, to MexiAloe Laboratorios, S.A. de C.V., a subsidiary of Novamex. 

Dr. John Galgiani is interviewed about his research in his lab at the UA's BIO5 Institute. (Photo: David Mogollon)

Dr. John Galgiani is interviewed about his research in his lab at the UA's BIO5 Institute. (Photo: David Mogollon)

Monday, August 28, 2017

The UA center will use the funding to accelerate development of a Valley fever vaccine for dogs that one day may lead to a successful human vaccine.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Since TLA started in 2012, we have met or exceeded our goals year over year, and are seeing continued growth in the impact originally envisioned for commercialization at the UA. We did it again in FY2017 thanks to your engagement as inventors, experts, advisors and supporters.

Min Liang, Ph.D., co-inventor, holds the new 3-D printed Luneberg lens. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Min Liang, Ph.D., co-inventor, holds the new 3-D printed Luneberg lens. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The University of Arizona has licensed a pair of technologies to startup Lunewave, Inc. The company is commercializing the College of Engineering inventions to improve automotive radar systems with inexpensive, high-performing 3D printed Luneburg lenses.

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Monday, June 26, 2017

The University of Arizona has licensed a UA-invented small animal cage divider design to startup Helm Technologies. The patented design, which emulates natural burrow-like environments, has been shown to reduce aggression, thus improving animal welfare. 

The FishTail Technologies team, from left to right: Adam Brokamp, Garrett Flora, David Baty, Alex Angeles, Mark Felix, Jayaram Timsina, and Mark Bryant. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

The FishTail Technologies team, from left to right: Adam Brokamp, Garrett Flora, David Baty, Alex Angeles, Mark Felix, Jayaram Timsina, and Mark Bryant. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The UA has licensed a tool to integrate student information and learning management systems to startup FishTail Technologies. The software resulted from a collaborative effort between the UA Office of Instruction and Assessment and University Information Technology Services.

A server room at a large data center, which uses the solid state drives that are the target for Codelucida's technology. Photo courtesy of Bane Vasic.

A server room at a large data center, which uses the solid state drives that are the target for Codelucida's technology. Photo courtesy of Bane Vasic.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Startup Codelucida, cofounded by a UA College of Engineering professor and graduate student, has won a $250,000 Arizona Innovation Challenge grant for spring 2017.

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