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.
He brings together startup, corporate and non-profit experience to wrangle TLA's 1,600-person network. Meet Commercialization Network Manager Shane Reiser and newest member of the TLA team.
Three companies formed to commercialize inventions developed in the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences have received funding from UAVenture Capital.
An Arizona professor has has invented a flexible carbon fiber fabric designed to be inserted inside and around a fractured bone. The technology has been licensed to a startup and has already received venture capital funding to take it forward.
Fletcher McCusker, champion of UA students, research, innovation and entrepreneurship, will be recognized this fall at the Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards as the Arizona Technology Council Ed Denison Business Leader of the Year.
In 1988, Barry J. Glick, Ph.D., started a software company around locational data and map visualization. That company grew to become Mapquest. Now Glick has joined TLA and is mentoring UA technology entreprneurs.
UA inventions from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and BIO5 providing for a deeper understanding of complex biological processes open possibilities for more precise disease diagnosis and treatment.