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Associate professor of neurology Rui Chang. Photo credit: Alison Mairena/Tech Launch Arizona

Associate professor of neurology Rui Chang. Photo credit: Alison Mairena/Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, August 19, 2019

Startup INTelico Therapeutics has taken big data to another level, using a novel computational algorithm invented at the UA College of Medicine-Tucson to identify drug targets for specific diseases. 

The UA Tech Park at Rita Road. Photo: Tech Parks Arizona

The UA Tech Park at Rita Road. Photo: Tech Parks Arizona

Monday, July 29, 2019

Tucson technology and talent have hit the map, as low unemployment and high demand for talent have tech companies turning to smaller communities to fill their pipelines, according to a new report that says Tucson is the leading emerging market in the U.S.

Commercialization Network Manager Eric Smith addresses a gathering of students for I-Corps, one of TLA's programs to prepare startup teams for success. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Commercialization Network Manager Eric Smith addresses a gathering of students for I-Corps, one of TLA's programs to prepare startup teams for success. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, July 29, 2019

UA employees disclosed 284 inventions in fiscal year 2019 – more than any other year in the university's history. The record-setting number is included in TLA's annual numbers. Check out all of this year's accomplishments. 

TLA licensing manager for the College of Optical Sciences Kennedy Nyairo gets a demo of the eSight system from inventor Hong Hua. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

TLA licensing manager for the College of Optical Sciences Kennedy Nyairo gets a demo of the eSight system from inventor Hong Hua. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

For those who are legally blind or have impaired eyesight, low vision can have an immense impact on quality of life. Based on inventions developed in the Wyant College of Optical Sciences, a system from the eSight corporation is allowing people to see.  

A traditional phoropter.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019

This James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences phoropter technology aims to shorten and ease your visits to the eye doctor.

Kennedy Nyairo. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Kennedy Nyairo. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kennedy Nyairo, Ph.D., serves as Senior Licensing Manager dedicated to commercializing the inventions from the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences.

Illustrative Mathematics President and UA Mathematics Professor Emeritus Bill McCallum talks with Desert View High School mathematics teacher Jaime Morado. Photo: Tech Launch Arizona

Illustrative Mathematics President and UA Mathematics Professor Emeritus Bill McCallum talks with Desert View High School mathematics teacher Jaime Morado. Photo: Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, July 22, 2019

In 2014, Distinguished Professor Bill McCallum, now retired, started a new company dedicated to transforming mathematics education. Today, the company works with over 200 schools, and more than 2,000 teachers use its products. Watch the video!

Taehee Lee, a Ph.D. student in MSE, uses a blower to create a 25 mph wind to measure generated dust concentrations from the surface where dust suppressants (water, water and acrylic-based commercial product, and water and the UA technology) were applied two weeks before. The tests were done at the closed tailings storage facility at the Asarco Mission Mine. Photo credit: Minkyu Kim/College of Engineering.

Taehee Lee, a Ph.D. student in MSE, uses a blower to create a 25 mph wind to measure generated dust concentrations from the surface where dust suppressants (water, water and acrylic-based commercial product, and water and the UA technology) were applied two weeks before. The tests were done at the closed tailings storage facility at the Asarco Mission Mine. Photo credit: Minkyu Kim/College of Engineering.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Biocompatible polymer solutions invented in the UA College of Engineering were licensed to startup Clean Earth Tech to address the challenge of keeping dust down for better human health.

Kenneth Wertman, Ph.D.

Kenneth Wertman, Ph.D.

Friday, June 7, 2019

University of Arizona Ph.D. returns to give back and build impactful, research-driven startups capping 30-year career in industry.

Blood test vials
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

UA researchers have developed a liquid biopsy screen that offers a way to detect and monitor cancer that is less invasive than traditional methods. They have launched DesertDx to bring the technology to the world.

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