Today, more than 160,000 solar installations in Arizona produce enough energy to power more than 768,000 homes. ASU’s solar program provides more than 50 MWdc equivalent solar-generating capacity, which contributed to the university reaching its goal of becoming carbon neutral in 2020, with zero greenhouse gas emissions from campus operations. Here, we chronicle some of the major milestones in the history of solar energy development at ASU, revealing how the university has emerged as a national leader in the field.
AI has tremendous potential to transform health care and create a better experience for both patients and health care providers. For patients, they gain a more personalized experience with their care provider. For physicians, they can lower costs, increase efficiency, increase revenue and ultimately provide better care to their patients.
The Outstanding Technology Senator of the Year, Outstanding Technology Representative of the Year and the Tech 10 Legislators were announced today by the Arizona Technology Council, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority. The winning legislators will be honored for their support of technology and STEM education initiatives at the virtual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards event on November 4, 2020.
The Arizona utility company has set a bold goal to provide 100% clean, carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050. The goal includes a nearer-term 2030 target of achieving a resource mix that is 65% clean energy, with 45% of its generation portfolio coming from renewable energy.
WebPT, the nation’s leading rehab therapy software platform, will join forces with Southern California-based Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN) to support physical rehabilitation clinics in ways that will empower them to achieve their maximum potential. WebPT’s product suite provides a robust end-to-end solution covering the entire rehab therapy business cycle, from billing and managing a practice to delivering quality, evidence-based care.
A business and marketing expert with more than 25 years of experience, Sheila Kloefkorn leads a talented team of marketers creating and executing award-winning, results-driven campaigns around the world. Kloefkorn founded the full-service, B2B marketing agency KEO Marketing in 2000, and today the agency grows Fortune 1000 companies as well as medium-sized businesses. She and her team help companies increase leads and revenues by hundreds of millions of dollars.
Google pledges to be carbon free, Northern Arizona University is awarded $1.5 million grant for climate-change research, Zero Mass Water is now SOURCE Global PBC, Tesla outlines ambition to halve cost of batteries, why Lucid’s CEO thinks the Air will be a success, Footprint is named to FORTUNE’s 2020 Change the World List, and more. Check out the complete update.
Tucson continues to earn recognition as a city that companies and workers will want to locate to in the post-COVID-19 era. Commercial real estate site selection consultants named Tucson among 11 mid-sized cities that had strong potential for new locations or expansion projects in 2021. It’s hard to tell how well the economy will recover, especially as the pandemic drags on. But when it happens, Tucson’s commercial property offerings will attract companies looking for a new place to solve the business conditions caused by the virus.
Greg Caporaso, director of the Center for Applied Microbiome Science, part of the Pathogen and Microbiome Institute at Northern Arizona University, has been awarded a $3.75 million grant by the National Cancer Institute to build software capable of analyzing and archiving data focused on the interplay between the human microbiome (the trillions of microorganisms living in and on the human body) and diverse types of cancer.
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce that startup company Techletics has joined its incubation program. Access to UACI provides Techletics with the ability to work alongside UACI’s 33 startups in a professional and fast-paced environment where UACI systematically guides startups through a structured programmatic roadmap. This disciplined approach uses customized programs and one-on-one interactions with mentors and subject matter experts so that companies can reach their next level of success.
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