Fast Forward Newsletter
Get updates about news, events, new inventions, and ecosystem opportunities each month.
FY2020 Annual Report
It was the year of the startup as we launched a record 19 new ventures last year bringing our total to over 100. We’re proud of what we've achieved through our drive to serve the inventors of the UArizona.
COVID-19: Answering the Call
We are rallying all of our resources to move inventions – from medical research to devices to software – that have the potential to impact the COVID-19. We are rallying all of our resources to move inventions – from medical research to devices to software – that have the potential to impact the COVID-19 crisis from the university out into the world. Check out our various efforts as we work together to face this challenge.
We have a role for you.
Want to get involved in the breakthrough discoveries taking shape at the University of Arizona? Learn more about our commercialization network and see how you can contribute to maximizing the impact of UArizona research and innovation.
FORGE AMA with Allie Burns, CEO of Village Capital
This is not a TLA-sponsored event. Toward a stronger ecosystem, we are sharing it on behalf of FORGE.
Join FORGE Founding Director, Brian Ellerman, for a fireside chat and ask-me-anything session with Allie Burns, CEO of Village Capital.
Inspired by the opportunity to reinvent the way we back new ideas and support entrepreneurs who are creating a more equitable and sustainable world, Allie joined Village Capital in 2016, and was named CEO in January of 2019.
From Maker to User: How One OpSci Researcher Made it Happen
A conversation with Optical Sciences Professor and Inventor Jim Schwiegerling, Ph.D.
"I’m a user and not just a maker. I am thrilled with being able to do my outdoor activities, work at the computer and read without being encumbered by glasses. I see like I am young again." -Jim Schwiegerling
Diversity Makes it Happen: A Commercialization Conversation
As a University of Arizona researcher, you develop knowledge that can change the world.
Studies show that diverse entrepreneurial teams have a greater chance of success, yet while we set creating impact through innovation as priority, few female and underrepresented minority researchers choose a commercialization pathway.
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