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.
To be named The Refinery, the first building at The UArizona Tech Park at The Bridges will provide 120,000 square feet of office space for small-to-midsize tech-focused business and organizations, and serve as an ecosystem center for invention development and product refinement. Image: The University of Arizona
Our future home! Tech Parks Arizona broke ground on the first multitenant building at the University of Arizona Tech Park at The Bridges. Named "The Refinery," the building will provide 120,000 square feet of office space for tech-focused business and organizations.
In a new joint collaboration, FreeFall and Applied Research Corporation will team to support national defense and US government agencies.
The University of Arizona researchers are being recognized in areas including pain therapeutics, heart disease treatment, optical science and online data collection.
Amongst other results, a study conducted by the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship has found that UArizona startups launched from FY2016 through 2018 generated a $585.7M positive economic impact for Arizona. Download and share the infographic.
Optical Sciences Professor Hong Hua and Regents Professor Emeritus Victor Hruby are being honored as National Academy of Inventors Fellows, the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors.
On October 17, TLA and Startup Tucson hosted a unique "unconference" to intentionally strategize a local ecosystem to help UArizona startups. Attendees' ideas were recorded in an original illustration which to will help shape the conversation going forward.
Professor of Medical Imaging, Optical Sciences, and Biomedical Engineering Russell Witte has developed a new medical imaging technique for cardiac applications and has worked with TLA to launch startup ElectroSonix to bring the invention to the world.
At the Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards, entrepreneurial researchers and friends of the University of Arizona received several awards. Learn more about the event and the honorees.
On October 1, TLA held the first "Flourish HERE" Unconference, dedicated to engaging women and allies in STEM fields to forward invention and commercialization at the UA. Check out the video and wrapup.