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UArizona startup uPetsia has been named as one of five winners of the 2022 annual prize competition. The company was launched with the help of TLA to develop and commercialize a harmless bacteria strain to battle bad dog breath and is now going through the UACI Oro Valley incubation program.
Biomedical engineering professor and BIO5 Institute Director Jennifer Barton has spent nearly a decade developing a falloposcope to detect ovarian cancer in its early stages. As an initial step to creating impact for patients, she has filed 3 patents for technologies enabling the invention.
Three UArizona inventors have been selected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.
Sahand Sabet, Ph.D., who was working towards his degree in engineering, has developed a new drone that can transition between flying through the air and rolling on the ground, giving it not only unmatched mobility in confined spaces, but also durability and efficiency. With his colleagues, they have launched a startup to bring the technology to the world.
Manisha Narasimhan’s resume tells the story of a young woman driven to succeed. As the newest Mentor-in-Residence with Tech Launch Arizona, Narasimhan works with University of Arizona startup teams working to bring UArizona inventions from the lab to the marketplace.
Entrepreneurial UArizona researchers have made a significant breakthrough on a safe and effective non-opioid pain reliever. The prestigious medical journal, Science Transitional Medicine, published the results of this breakthrough study in its November 2021 issue, representing a leap forward for the team's startup, Regulonix.
Neuro-ID, a startup commercializing technology developed at the University of Arizona Eller College of Management, has raised $35 million in Series B funding. The company was founded based on inventions stemming from research done by Joseph Valacich, professor of management information systems, and his former Ph.D. student Jeff Jenkins, now an associate professor of information systems at Bringham Young University.
Want to spend a summer working for a UArizona startup? Through a new internship offered through Tech Launch Arizona, students do just that, gaining real-world entrepreneurial experiences while contributing their skills to fast-moving, high-tech teams.
The Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority honored optical sciences professor Jim Schwiegerling with two awards: Inventor of the Year on October 6 in Tucson at the Southern AZ Tech + Business Expo, and Innovator of the Year - Academia on October 13 at the Governor's Celebration of Innovation in Phoenix.
Tech Launch Arizona has kicked off a new UArizona program to recognize inventors who are named on issued patents. “The goal is to recognize the contributions of each inventor,” said TLA Assistant Vice President Doug Hockstad, “as well as elevate the visibility of patents and the impact of commercialization throughout our campus community.”