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Marwan Krunz speaks addresses questions at campus talk about FreeFall. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Marwan Krunz speaks addresses questions at campus talk about FreeFall. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, May 18, 2020

UAVenture Capital and DVI Equity Partners today announced that two of their portfolio companies, UArizona startup Freefall Aerospace and ED2, have come together to create Freefall 5G, a new company focused on capitalizing on the explosive growth of the 5G market. 

Ryan Ott. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Ryan Ott. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, May 11, 2020

Ryan Ott, undergraduate student in MIS at the Eller College of Management, joined TLA as a Student Entrepreneurial Fellow to explore opportunities in bringing technology-based solutions to the world through commercialization.

Scott Glogowski

Scott Glogowski. Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, May 4, 2020

Meet Scott Glogowski, one of four Student Entrepreneurial Fellows who were brought on earlier this year to help Tech Launch Arizona (TLA) further its effort in commercializing technologies. 

A blue laser with lenses on the bench.
Thursday, April 23, 2020

Startup CMLaser Technologies, Inc., has licensed a technology developed in the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences that will have direct applications to increase safety for military and non-military aircraft. 

Steven Fernandez. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Steven Fernandez. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

With the help of his Mentor-in-Residence, Steven Fernandez has been hard at work ensuring that key commercialization efforts remain active despite the organization's recent transition to remote operations.

Clockwise from the top: CEO Manny Teran, inventor Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy, and mechanical designer Greg Jewell. Photo credit: SaiOx

Clockwise from the top: CEO Manny Teran, inventor Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy, and mechanical designer Greg Jewell. Photo credit: SaiOx

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

To both alleviate patient suffering and protect healthcare workers from infection amid the COVID-19 crisis, UArizona inventors have worked with Tucson entrepreneurs to launch a startup and commercialize a new respiratory assist device that addresses both issues.

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

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

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

In response to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, innovative librarians who developed a new online instructional system are giving it away until the end of Spring Semester to support positive learning experiences. 

Left to right: Ike Chinyere and Ken Wertman. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Left to right: Ike Chinyere and Ken Wertman. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Through its newly developed Student Entrepreneurial Fellowship Program, TLA is providing four qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to work with and impact the success of high-tech startups.

UArizona assistant research scientist and Scintillation Nanotechnologies co-inventor Colleen Janczak. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)

UArizona assistant research scientist and Scintillation Nanotechnologies co-inventor Colleen Janczak. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)

Monday, March 2, 2020

What's the next step for your UArizona invention? Tech Launch Arizona’s Asset Development Program provides financial support to move world-changing ideas into the commercial sphere.

From left: Arun Dhar of the UArizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab and Craig Mosman of Cibus Biotechnologies. Photo credit: Anne Spieth/Tech Launch Arizona

From left: Arun Dhar of the UArizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab and Craig Mosman of Cibus Biotechnologies. Photo credit: Anne Spieth/Tech Launch Arizona

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Invented by Arun Dhar of the UArizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab at the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, the anti-viral treatment for a common, lethal infection is poised to address a $1 billion dollar shrimp industry problem.

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