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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 MIR, our second Fellow 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. 

Left to right: Ike Chinyere and Ken Wertman. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Left to right: Ike Chinyere and Ken Wertman. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Through its newly developed Student Entrepreneurial Fellowship Program, TLA is providing four qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to work with and impact the success of high-tech startups.

UArizona assistant research scientist and Scintillation Nanotechnologies co-inventor Colleen Janczak. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)

UArizona assistant research scientist and Scintillation Nanotechnologies co-inventor Colleen Janczak. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)

Monday, March 2, 2020

What's the next step for your UArizona invention? Tech Launch Arizona’s Asset Development Program provides financial support to move world-changing ideas into the commercial sphere.

From left: Arun Dhar of the UArizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab and Craig Mosman of Cibus Biotechnologies. Photo credit: Anne Spieth/Tech Launch Arizona

From left: Arun Dhar of the UArizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab and Craig Mosman of Cibus Biotechnologies. Photo credit: Anne Spieth/Tech Launch Arizona

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Invented by Arun Dhar of the UArizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab at the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, the anti-viral treatment for a common, lethal infection is poised to address a $1 billion dollar shrimp industry problem.

To be named The Refinery, the first building at The UArizona Tech Park at The Bridges will provide 120,000 square feet of office space for small-to-midsize tech-focused business and organizations, and serve as an ecosystem center for invention development and product refinement. Image: The University of Arizona

To be named The Refinery, the first building at The UArizona Tech Park at The Bridges will provide 120,000 square feet of office space for small-to-midsize tech-focused business and organizations, and serve as an ecosystem center for invention development and product refinement. Image: The University of Arizona

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Our future home! Tech Parks Arizona broke ground on the first multitenant building at the University of Arizona Tech Park at The Bridges. Named "The Refinery," the building will provide 120,000 square feet of office space for tech-focused business and organizations.

From left: Austin Yamada, UA-ARC President and CEO and Doug Stetson, President of FreeFall Aerospace. Photo credit: UA-ARC/Kendall (K.J.) Johnson.

From left: Austin Yamada, UA-ARC President and CEO and Doug Stetson, President of FreeFall Aerospace. Photo credit: UA-ARC/Kendall (K.J.) Johnson.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

In a new joint collaboration, FreeFall and Applied Research Corporation will team to support national defense and US government agencies.

The Old Main Building
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The University of Arizona researchers are being recognized in areas including pain therapeutics, heart disease treatment, optical science and online data collection.

The Tucson skyline
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Amongst other results, a study conducted by the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship has found that UArizona startups launched from FY2016 through 2018 generated a $585.7M positive economic impact for Arizona. Download and share the infographic. 

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