ASU boasts two 2021 grads with blossoming tech startups

‘Tis the season for graduation. Hats will fly, tears will fall and oh, so many photos will be taken. Even during a pandemic, more than 19,000 students are on track to graduate this year from Arizona State University alone. This includes both undergraduate and graduate students. ASU’s Spring 2021 graduation ceremonies were held Monday, May … Read more

ASU ranks among universities with most patents pending, startups

Arizona State University receives high ranks in a survey of universities without a medical school. The Tempe-based university was ranked fourth in most patents pending and number of startups launched, and third in number of inventions disclosed. These strong ratings are thanks specifically to ASU’s SkySong Innovations, the intellectual property management and technology transfer organization … Read more

ASU considering tech and science experts for innovation fellowship

Arizona State University’s Office of Applied Innovation is looking to hire up to four new fellows for its 2021-2022 Fellowship in University Innovation.  The fellowship is geared toward early and mid-career professions from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, including technologists, developers, engineers, communicators, writers, researchers, designers and more. Still, fellows will be decided … Read more

ASU Fulton Engineer School launches Startup Center, holds Demo Day competition

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist Arizona State University’s Fulton Schools officially launched their Startup Center Thursday as a way to empower undergraduate and graduate students within the schools to explore entrepreneurial ideas. The Center will offer innovation courses, workshops, mentoring and other events. “We’ve positioned this competition to be at the top of the funnel in … Read more

AZTB Tailgate Giveaway – UofA vs ASU Rivalry Game in Tempe

Who’s going to the UofA vs ASU football game on November 21st? Do you have tailgate plans? Now you do! Tailgater Concierge has teamed up with AZ Tech Beat on a Tailgate Giveaway! One lucky fan will win a Field Goal Package tailgate (valued at $395.00) for the UofA vs ASU game on November 21st … Read more

ASU professor awarded Bioscience Researcher of the Year

ASU professor Wayne D. Frasch, Ph.D. was named the 2015 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year for his DNA profiling technology. “The Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year Award is our industry’s way of recognizing the amazing work happening here in Arizona,” President and CEO of AZBio Joan Koerber-Walker said. “Nominations are collected statewide from … Read more

ASU announces 21 startups for Fall 2015 Edson cohort

Contribution by Chloe Nordquist From a mobile garden care platform to an electronic distribution company, 21 startups have been chosen to join the fall 2015 cohort of the Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative at Arizona State University. Each startup will receive mentoring, office space, access to the ASU Startup School, and up to $20,000 in seed … Read more

ASU, NAU, and UA student startups compete for Territorial Cup

Top student startups from Arizona State University, University of Arizona, and Northern Arizona University are preparing to compete at Arizona Collegiate Venture Competition where the winning startups receive a chunk of $30,000 in funding and mentoring. The third annual Arizona Collegiate Venture Competition (ACVC) is set for March 27th, with twelve teams from Arizona’s three … Read more

Sun Devil Select honors top ASU alum-led businesses

Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business is holding its first-ever Sun Devil Select, an event to honor some of the country’s top ASU alum-owned and alum-run businesses. Seventeen firms from a variety of industries will be recognized for their achievements. “We’re honoring organizations that demonstrate innovation, growth and entrepreneurial spirit,” explains Sidnee … Read more

ASU ties community together with Startup Summit

Myriads of student entrepreneurs gathered at Arizona State’s Tempe campus this past weekend for seminars and one-on one-mentor sessions and the ultimate chance to network at Changemaker Central’s ASU Startup Summit. The event was centered around those who work on social-based startups, with the goals to bring local entrepreneurs and startups together as a community, … Read more

Bro, do you even lift? Measure your muscle quality with Skulpt

Video contribution by Travis Arbon Here at CES, there is no short of fitness trackers and wearables. Most fitness trackers have similar functions, but the Skulpt Aim stands out with its ability to measure muscle quality and body fat percentage on 24 of your muscles, such as biceps, triceps, shoulders, forearms and others. After a … Read more

Two ASU professors awarded fellow status at National Academy of Inventors

Two Arizona State University professors have been named fellows at the National Academy of Inventors, which awarded the honor to 170 people this December. This award further cements them among the top inventors in the country. The work of Stuart Lindsay, Director of the Center for Single Molecule Biophysics at ASU’s Biodesign Institute, with atomic force … Read more

Topping the charts again- ASU’s tech transfer arm ranked highly for third year

Laying a foundation for startup success is one of the main missions of Arizona State University’s technology transfer arm, Arizona Technology Enterprises. They’ve propelled several startups into the future, such as 4Blox, SynSonix and PetroAlgae, and now they’re being recognized for their work. AzTE was ranked highly by the Association of University Technology Managers for the … Read more

AZTB staff predicts ASU vs U of A outcome – video

Today is the day! The Arizona State Sun Devils vs University of Arizona Wildcats football game is known throughout the NCAA for being one of the fiercest rivalries in the country. Each day, our staff comes together to collaborate, connect and bring the tech community together – but today we are an office divided. We … Read more

ASU teams up with New America to address cyberwarfare challenges

The future of war is here and Arizona State University has teamed up with New America, a Washington D.C. based think tank, on an initiative that aims to analyze and address the difficulties of dealing with modern warfare. The Future of War project studies the changes in warfare from a variety of perspectives, but the … Read more

ASU's Startup Village is a cul-de-sac of entrepreneurship

It may take a village to raise a child, but it can also take a village to build a startup. ASU’s new Startup Village is the perfect collaborative space to hone in on your creativity. Startup Village is a diverse residential community of thinkers and doers who can rely on one another’s expertise, energy and ideas … Read more

From jetpacks and LEGO sorting to better barbecues, ASU eProjects excite – slideshow

Arizona State University students are building everything from jetpacks to LEGO sorting machines as part of the eProjects program. The eProjects initiative, formerly known as iProjects, challenges students to take innovative ideas and work with university faculty and outside sponsors to address real-world issues. Check out some of the stand-out ideas from years past in … Read more

Hacks 4 Humanity Hackathon kicks off September 20th at ASU

Calling all app designers, humanists, and creatives alike – the mission of Hacks 4 Humanity is to create technology solutions and initiatives that will contribute to the social good and address the needs of humanity using the seven principles of ASU Project Humanities “Humanity 101” movement. Together, the seven Principles of the “Humanity 101” curriculum … Read more

Campus shooting survivor launches safety app for ASU students

With campus shootings and crime rattling the country in recent months, tech firms and universities have taken an advance turn to supply students with in-palm methods of alerting authorities about on-campus crimes. Last week Arizona State University announced its launch of the school’s LiveSafe app, which allows users to report tips to the ASU Police … Read more