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At its 6th Annual I-Squared Expo & Awards, Tech Launch Arizona recognized the greatest contributors to the local ecosystem of invention and commercialization from both inside and outside the university.
Patricia Stock, PhD, professor at the University of Arizona Department of Entomology and Interim Director of the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences has discovered compounds derived from an insect opathogenic bacterium, Photorhabdus, that have antimicrobial and nematicidal properties that can potentially replace the use of harmful chemical pesticides.
Inventors at the UA Libraries have developed a new e-learning platform for creating easy-to-build tutorials, teaching users how to use web-based tools. The University has licensed the software to startup Sidecar Learning.
Did you know that the UA is Water Resources Program is ranked #1 by the Shanghai Rankings of World Universities? UA inventors have developed a number of promising solutions that are ready for companies to adopt. Check them out.
Startup GenetiRate – founded on an invention out of the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences – is one of two companies honored with the Seafood Innovation Award at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) 2019.
At its 32nd Annual IMPACT Awards, the Phoenix GPC awarded the honor to the startup founded on inventions developed at the College of Optical Sciences.
Throughout March, we recognize Women’s History Month and the accomplishments and contributions of women throughout society. At Tech Launch Arizona, we’re taking this opportunity to celebrate the amazing women on our team.
As rats have been nibbling at the edges of society, UA researchers were developing a non-reproductive rodent model for studying menopause. That work yielded a humane, non-lethal rodent infertility formulation, now being commercialized by startup SenesTech.
In the lab of Louise Hecker, PhD, researchers have invented the first highly selective Nox4 small molecule inhibitors for the treatment of fibrotic disorders. The UA has licensed the technology to startup Fibronox to bring the invention to the public.
Funded by the National Eye Institute in the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and Tech Launch Arizona, Jim Schwiegerling, PhD, professor at the University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences has developed a series of lenses that might shorten your trip to the eye doctor.