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Of the four companies who made it to the finals of IdeaFunding 2021, three are startups that were founded to commercialize University of Arizona inventions – a visible and measurable indication that the university entrepreneurial ecosystem is effectively connecting research, innovation and impact to launch the university’s most promising inventions.
In honor of Women's History Month, TLA is excited to introduce you to three of our amazing women inventors, all accomplished researchers, mentors, teachers, and champions of innovation. Get to know them, find inspiration in their words and share their stories!
While the new Tech Launch Arizona Manager of Intellectual Property has spent most of his years enjoying the SoCal life, Jonathan Ibasco brings a world of experience to bear on the task of managing the intellectual property of a vast enterprise focused on innovation.
Invented in the College of Agriculture & LIfe Sciences and the BIO5 Institute, the Air Accordion Photobioreactor produces low-cost, large-scale and environmentally sustainable microalgae products used to create vaccines and health supplements like omega-3 fatty acids. Meet UArizona startup AlgeaCell.
Botanisol Analytics and Scintillation Nanotechnologies – both founded to commercialize UArizona inventions – have been accepted into the 2021 Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program. Each will receive $30,000 in funding through a nonprofit partner, a customized learning plan, and connections with the state’s bioscience leaders in business, research, and policy.
On this episode of Tech Transfer IP, the host interviews Rakhi Gibbons, the Director of Licensing for Tech Launch Arizona at the University of Arizona. Hear about Rakhi and the history, vision and growing successes of TLA.
In this podcast Theirry Heles of Global University Venturing interviewed Doug Hockstad, assistant vice-president of Tech Launch Arizona. How has the office has helped drive innovation? How TLA is working to increase diversity? Listen now.
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named inventors and professors May Khanna and Meredith Hay of the University of Arizona as Senior Members in recognition of their innovative work that has given rise to real impact on the welfare of society.
In this blog post honoring Black History Month, we had the opportunity to catch up with one of our team members, Ken Nyairo, and talk about his life experience as an immigrant and a person of color working in the field of technology and innovation.
Ike started working as an Entrepreneurial Fellow with TLA when he was an MD-PhD candidate at the UArizona College of Medicine-Tucson. We had a wonderful conversation with him as part of our blog series honoring Black History Month.