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A chemist doing research.
Thursday, June 11, 2020

In the latest rankings from the National Academy of Inventors, the University of Arizona ranks No. 39 among the top 100 worldwide universities with the most U.S. patents granted for inventions in 2019, a 27-spot increase over the previous year's ranking.

An artist rendering of coronavirus.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The startup that licensed a UArizona-invented ultraviolet spectrometer has been awarded $1.5M Air Force contract to build the devices for applications in COVID-10 detection.

A dentist treats a patient who is in the dentist's chair.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

In the College of Engineering, graduate student Vinodh Subramanian developed a system to help mitigate no-shows for healthcare appointments. The technology has been licensed to startup Hipokratiz LLC to bring it to the market.

Marwan Krunz speaks addresses questions at campus talk about FreeFall. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Marwan Krunz speaks addresses questions at campus talk about FreeFall. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, May 18, 2020

UAVenture Capital and DVI Equity Partners today announced that two of their portfolio companies, UArizona startup Freefall Aerospace and ED2, have come together to create Freefall 5G, a new company focused on capitalizing on the explosive growth of the 5G market. 

Ryan Ott. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Ryan Ott. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, May 11, 2020

Ryan Ott, undergraduate student in MIS at the Eller College of Management, joined TLA as a Student Entrepreneurial Fellow to explore opportunities in bringing technology-based solutions to the world through commercialization.

Scott Glogowski

Scott Glogowski. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, May 4, 2020

Meet Scott Glogowski, one of four Student Entrepreneurial Fellows who were brought on earlier this year to help Tech Launch Arizona (TLA) further its effort in commercializing technologies. 

A blue laser with lenses on the bench.
Thursday, April 23, 2020

Startup CMLaser Technologies, Inc., has licensed a technology developed in the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences that will have direct applications to increase safety for military and non-military aircraft. 

Steven Fernandez. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Steven Fernandez. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

With the help of his Mentor-in-Residence, Steven Fernandez has been hard at work ensuring that key commercialization efforts remain active despite the organization's recent transition to remote operations.

Clockwise from the top: CEO Manny Teran, inventor Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy, and mechanical designer Greg Jewell. Photo credit: SaiOx

Clockwise from the top: CEO Manny Teran, inventor Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy, and mechanical designer Greg Jewell. Photo credit: SaiOx

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

To both alleviate patient suffering and protect healthcare workers from infection amid the COVID-19 crisis, UArizona inventors have worked with Tucson entrepreneurs to launch a startup and commercialize a new respiratory assist device that addresses both issues.

Jason Dewland and Yvonne Mery of UArizona Libraries and Sidecar Learning. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Jason Dewland and Yvonne Mery of UArizona Libraries and Sidecar Learning. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

In response to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, innovative librarians who developed a new online instructional system are giving it away until the end of Spring Semester to support positive learning experiences. 

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