Metropia's patented algorithms can alleviate your rush hour woes

Yi-Chang Chiu, an associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Arizona (UA) and the founder of Metropia Inc., a Tucson-based startup with roots in the UA, recently received the patent for the “active traffic and demand management system” he created for the mobile app Smartrek. Chiu’s startup, Metropia Inc., has an exclusive license … Read more

12 startup software cos. into semifinal round of ACA Arizona Innovation Challenge

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced its 25 semifinalists in the Fall 2013 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC), a bi-annual business plan competition that awards the most money in the country for a technology commercialization challenge. The ACA awards $3 million annually β€” $1.5 million in the spring and $1.5 million in the fall β€” … Read more

Arizona Center for Innovation startup graduates gain national recognition

The Office of University Research Parks recently announced four technology startup companies that graduated from the Mentored Launch Program at the Arizona Center for Innovation. Some of their graduates have received national recognition for their companies. The Arizona Center for Innovation is a business incubator and assist start-up companies by using a series of workshops, … Read more