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The City of Tucson and the University of Arizona’s Tech Launch Arizona have formed a Commercialization Network Alliance to nurture technology based start-up companies in Tucson. A primary focus of the new Alliance is for the City and the University to collaborate on activities that identify, harness and include Tucson’s most entrepreneurial citizens in the development of start-up companies based upon technologies created by UA faculty and students.
Tech Launch Arizona is reaching out into the community this summer. We have our After5 Mixer, upcoming news about our partnership with the City and this week's Accelerator Summit.
Representative of the University of Arizona’s heightened emphasis on technology development and commercialization, Tech Launch Arizona (TLA) is conducting technology discussion and project review groups for the first Proof of Concept Program cohort.
Tech Launch Arizona (TLA) is pleased to announce the continuation of its capacity building with key staff additions in the revitalization of technology commercialization at the University of Arizona. TLA is a growing organization with substantial responsibilities and authority to effectively commercialize UA technology.
Read the new TLA newsletter Fast Forward We recently published the first edition of our monthly newsletter Fast Forward.
BioAccel is challenging students, university faculty, entrepreneurs, scientists and other innovators to participate in the BioAccel Solutions Challenge to solve medical and health delivery problems in Arizona.
Twenty‐two startup companies from all over the state of Arizona presented their business concepts to potential investors, business mentors and partners during the 4th annual PitchDay at the Arizona Center for Innovation (AzCI) on May 9, 2013.
UA Distinguished Professor Dennis Ray will lead the effort of breeding guayule, a rubber-producing plant suited for arid environments, to achieve higher yields and reduced harvest cycle time. Tech Launch Arizona, a technology commercialization center at the UA, assisted with this partnership.
New faculty promotion and tenure guidelines take into account efforts in technology commercialization. The move is a cultural shift that emphasizes developing ideas with the potential to benefit the local and state economy, and beyond.
The University of Arizona on April 1 celebrated the grand opening of Tech Launch Arizona, a technology commercialization center established to help move University research innovations to market.