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UA Increasing Tech Commercialization

August 3, 2015 |

Since 2013, the University of Arizona has increased its commercialized tech derived from UA research through Tech Launch Arizona (TLA).

Over the past year, TLA has issued 35 patents, formed 12 startup licensee companies, and disclosed 213 inventions, up from their … Read More

Startup Tucson debuts F***Up Nights

May 13, 2015 |

Let’s be honest, everyone effs up, even successful entrepreneurs. “F***up Nights” was created for that reason — giving entrepreneurs a chance to share their mistakes with other entrepreneurs, investors, and community leaders.

Now, “F***up Nights” is making its debut in … Read More

Innovate UA announces 1st cohort of startups in Innovative Minds Challenge

March 18, 2015 |

Innovate UA, in partnership with the Arizona Center for Innovation and Perkins Coie law firm, announces the first cohort in the accelerator program Innovative Minds Challenge at the University of Arizona (UA). UA is a prominent leader in generating entrepreneurs … Read More

Study shows UA Tech Park has $2B dollar impact on Pima County

March 10, 2015 |

Back in October, Tech Parks Arizona celebrated their 20th anniversary and ensured their commitment to another 20 years to furthering innovation and being a central technology hub in southern Arizona. And now, just a mere five months later, Tech Parks … Read More

Arizona SciTech Festival isn’t just for kids

February 19, 2015 |

If you were that kid that enjoyed creating tornadoes in a bottle, making Epsom salt crystal spikes or exploding soda with a mentos, you don’t have to stop playing with science because you grew up. Arizona SciTech Festival, a statewide … Read More

Thryve Next accelerator selects startups with lasers, x-ray cameras and optical fibers

February 10, 2015 |

Startup Tucson selected twelve lucky organizations to be the first inductees in their Thryve Next growth accelerator to be trained and mentored.

Thryve programs provide entrepreneurs the tools to take their innovations to the next level and are based on a curriculum … Read More

Edible Optics and The Apollo Team win UofA’s first Startup Weekend

February 9, 2015 |

Student-led organization InnovateUA hosted the inaugural UofA Startup Weekend in Tucson, AZ this past weekend where faculty and students were treated to 54 hours full of networking, pitching and innovation. Individuals from across the campus came together to share ideas, form teams and … Read More

UofA to host Startup Weekend – Jan. 30 – Feb. 1

January 26, 2015 |

InnovateUA a new program at the University of Arizona that promotes a student-led culture of innovation and entrepreneurship across the entire campus, will be hosting their inaugural Startup Weekend January 30th – February 1st. The 54-hour event in which students and professionals … Read More

Tech Parks Arizona celebrates 20 years and plans for 20 more

October 16, 2014 |

When people pictured the Sonoran Desert 20 years ago, they may have thought of a wasteland filled with tumbleweeds, coyotes and other critters. While the natural landscape may not have changed since then, the technological environment in southern Arizona certainly … Read More

What you need to know about the Tucson tech community

October 1, 2014 |

Phoenix’s sister city to the south, Tucson, has blossomed into its own thriving technology ecosystem. Tucson is home to the Tucson Tech Corridor (TTC) and also several big technology companies that employ thousands of Tucson residents such as Raytheon and IBM. … Read More