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ASU patent count among the world's top 10 in 2023, inventors group says

AZ Inno Arizona State University is among the world’s leading institutions for the number of U.S. utility patents issued to it in 2023. The National Academy of Inventors’ 2023 list of the Top Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents found that ASU was granted 170 such patents la...

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ASU patent count among the world's top 10 in 2023, inventors group says

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Tempe's GT Medical Technologies names new CEO to replace outgoing leader

Feb 26, 2024

AZ Inno GT Medical Technologies Inc. has named its new CEO to replace Matt Likens, who has retired as founding CEO of the Tempe-based medical device company. Technology veteran Per Langoe is the new C-suite leader of GT Medical Technologies, which has FDA approval to treat patients with opera...

TSMC Arizona Achieves ‘Topping’ Milestone on Second Fab

Feb 26, 2024

inBusiness PHX TSMC joined with its construction partners in a “topping out” ceremony — in which the last steel beam was raised into place — on the company’s second semiconductor fab in Phoenix, Arizona. This month, TSMC also completed the topping milestone on the second fab’s auxil...

Nikola makes 35 hydrogen truck deliveries in Q4, company announces during earnings call

Feb 23, 2024

Phoenix Business Journal Nikola Corp. has made what it describes as the first delivery of a hydrogen fuel-cell electric truck in the U.S., the Phoenix-based company said on a fourth quarter earnings call. Nikola (Nasdaq: NKLA) said it delivered 35 hydrogen fuel-cell electric trucks to dealers, s...

Arizona leaders take advantage of Inflation Reduction Act tax credits for sustainability projects

Feb 23, 2024

Phoenix Business Journal Leaders of Arizona’s public, private and nonprofit sectors Monday discussed financial incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act, explaining how they will use available federal funds for conservation efforts and renewable energy projects. The conversation centered aroun...

Intel lands a giant for its fledgling foundry business

Feb 22, 2024

Phoenix Business Journal Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) will use Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC) to make chips on Intel’s most advanced technology, a victory for the fabrication business that CEO Pat Gelsinger has vowed to build as a key part of a larger revitalization effort. The announcemen...

Arizona tribe first to span canals with solar panels

Feb 21, 2024

WBUR For the first time in the United States, a tribe in Arizona is building a solar farm over an irrigation canal to produce clean energy and save water at a time of unrelenting drought. The Gila River Indian Community has broken ground on a project to put solar panels over nearly 3,000 feet of...

In Arizona, 4.8 million acres of federal land could be available for solar development

Feb 21, 2024

KJZZ The Bureau of Land Management will be hosting a public meeting in Yuma Thursday night on the agency’s Western Solar Plan. The Biden Administration released it last month and the public comment period runs through mid-April. The BLM created the first solar plan in 2012, and officials say t...

Department of State and ASU Announce New ITSI Initiative to Build Resilient International Microelectronics Supply Chain

Feb 21, 2024

inBusiness PHX Well-known by now is that the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 was designed to re-establish semiconductor manufacturing, research and development in the United States — onshoring, as it is sometimes called. But a less well-known part of the CHIPS Act strategy...

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