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Blood test vials
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

UA researchers have developed a liquid biopsy screen that offers a way to detect and monitor cancer that is less invasive than traditional methods. They have launched DesertDx to bring the technology to the world.

Jeffrey Bristol waits on stage at the 2019 Eller College of Management Convocation to stand up from his wheelchair and walk to the podium to receive his diploma. (Photo: Bob Demers / UANews)

Jeffrey Bristol waits on stage at the 2019 Eller College of Management Convocation to stand up from his wheelchair and walk to the podium to receive his diploma. Photo: Bob Demers/UANews

Thursday, May 16, 2019

With the help of an exoskeleton developed by his mom and a UA Engineering Design team, Jeffrey Bristol stood on May 11 to receive his diploma. With the help of Tech Launch Arizona, the UA is pursuing a patent for the exoskeleton and working to bring it to the world.

Happy World Intellectual Property Day! April 26

Happy World Intellectual Property Day! Join TLA in recognizing the day's significance and share with your networks.

Friday, April 26, 2019
World Intellectual Property Day recognizes the importance of IP rights and how they contribute to an innovative society. To the theme, check out these UA inventions to help people reach peak performance.
From left: Ph.D student Joshua Olsen, postdoc Veyesi Demir, and professor/inventor Nasser Peyghambarian. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

From left: Ph.D student Joshua Olsen, postdoc Veyesi Demir, and professor/inventor Nasser Peyghambarian. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

EARDG Photonics, Inc., has adopted technologies invented at the UA College of Optical Sciences that represent a leap forward in augmented reality display glasses using 3-D holographic video.

From left: Visiting scholar Qi Wei, Research Technician Aishwarya Rao, Sadhana Ravishankar, Ph.D., and UA President Robert C. Robbins. Photo credit: Tech Launch Arizona

From left: Visiting scholar Qi Wei, Research Technician Aishwarya Rao, Sadhana Ravishankar, Ph.D., and UA President Robert C. Robbins. Photo credit: Tech Launch Arizona

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

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. 

Jason Dewland and Yvonne Mery of the UA Libraries and Sidecar Learning. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Jason Dewland and Yvonne Mery of the UA Libraries and Sidecar Learning. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, March 25, 2019

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. 

An image of a water droplet.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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. 

Sixteen hours after the assay is applied, the water color of each well indicates the metabolic rate of the organism in that well, offering a simple visual indicator identifying the individuals that have the highest metabolic rates and will grow most quickly. Photo: Benjamin Renquist

The UA-invented assay offers a simple visual indicator – water color – identifying the individual organisms that have the highest metabolic rates and will grow most quickly. Photo: Benjamin Renquist

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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. 

The Urbix team, From left: Nicolas Cuevas, Adam Small, Dr. Palash Gangopadhyay. Photo credit: Urbix Resources

The Urbix team, From left: Nicolas Cuevas, Adam Small, Dr. Palash Gangopadhyay. Photo credit: Urbix Resources

Monday, March 18, 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.

A collage of all of the women on the TLA team.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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. 

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