TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s April 2022 issue of TechTalk!
Nikola shows off Coolidge factory with deliveries expected this quarter; Mesa Community College names new president; Raytheon wins contract worth up to $1.68B to work on new class of Navy destroyers; Grand Canyon University to graduate 30K students in 2021-22 academic year, largest graduating class in its history; Oryx Additive announces the Oryx Partnership Program; ASU plants ‘mechanical tree’ on Tempe campus to remove carbon dioxide; Banner Health to build new hospital in Buckeye; ASU and Wells Fargo want to make sustainability ‘everyday’ and actionable; UArizona tops out new $85 million Applied Research building in Tucson; University of Advancing Technology environmental studies students explore Arizona energy sources; Axon acquires virtual reality studio that makes training modules for corporate clients; UArizona Center for Innovation launches incubator outpost at Biosphere 2; Kore Power closes on 214-acre site in Buckeye; DocSolid expands leadership team with new senior director of services; Qwick eyes a four-day workweek to double workforce; Intel, Maricopa Community College District launch first-of-its-kind AI lab; Banner, UArizona and Space X partner to host aerospace surgery fellowship; Raytheon signs contract worth up to $3.2B for US Navy radar systems; Waymo expanding driverless taxi service to downtown Phoenix; Arizona now allows storage of state ID, driver’s license on Apple’s Wallet app; and Intel hopes to increase workforce diversity by 2030 through two Valley programs.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s March 2022 issue of TechTalk!
Intel unveils plans to expand manufacturing and R&D across Europe; Angela Hughey of ONE Community, Sheila Kloefkorn of KEO Marketing and Robin Reed of Black Chamber of Arizona named among most influential minority business leaders; Tempe Chamber of Commerce announces new president and CEO; Qwick launches in Washington, DC; 3,400 businesses signed ONE Community’s pledge to give LGBTQ protections – now it could become law; Digital Air Strike introduces innovative CX tech at NADA 2022; Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce congratulates the 27th annual Scottsdale History Hall of Fame honorees and inductees; Maricopa Community Colleges and Intel to launch new semiconductor manufacturing workforce development initiative; Arizona Commerce Authority announces winners for Venture Madness 2022; Amazon-paid tuition program for employees comes to Valley colleges; innovative energy storage startup wins sponsorships at The University of Arizona Center for Innovation fueled by Perkins Coie; Axon to hire 400 in Scottsdale with focus on boosting software development team; Carvana signs sublease for most of University of Phoenix’s Riverpoint campus; University of Advancing Technology students judge local robotics competition; Chandler Innovations Incubator supports young inventors; Anuncia and SaiOx named among bioscience startups to watch in 2022; Grand Canyon University and Arizona Department of Child Safety partner to cover 100% of tuition, fees, room and board for foster children; GitKraken announces GitLens 12 including support for VS Code for the web, plus new premium features; Nikola to deliver 300 vehicles, hire hundreds and open hydrogen fueling in 2022; and Viavi Solutions signs lease for new global headquarters in Chandler.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s February 2022 issue of TechTalk!
Involta expands enterprise connectivity in Tucson with addition of Cogent Communications; Leonardo Electronics US Inc. cited for 2021 Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award; Snap Tech IT receives SOC 2 Type II attestation; Tech Parks Arizona leader Carol Stewart participates in IASP international board meeting; Michael Lohscheller named Nikola Motor president; ED2 Corporation featured in Feb. 2022 issue of Microwave Journal for disruptive approach to mmWave for wireless telecom applications; TriCIS and CP North America announce partnership to engineer and manufacture secure mobile workstations; Intel to acquire Tower Semiconductor for $5.4B; here’s how GPEC has helped the Metro Phoenix economy flourish; local University of Advancing Technology (UAT) professor and students participate in dignitary protection course; Honeywell selected to power new helicopter in key U.S. Army pursuit; Intel launches a $1B foundry fund for tech startups and other innovators; Girish Rishi to step down as Blue Yonder CEO after five years at helm; Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits programs and workshops for nonprofit pros return; NGT Academy launches Phoenix academy and plans to fundraise through web series; Aramid Technologies raises $2M in seed round to redefine quality certification management in global supply chains; Carvana Super Bowl advertising debut promises fans, We’ll Drive You Happy™, Arizona Commerce Authority announces statewide broadband middle-mile strategic plan; ABL Academy presents CyberSec Event Week; UArizona Center for Innovation names Casey Carrillo as assistant director; PlanetOne celebrates lessons learned and 30 years of success; and Digital Air Strike launches expanded partner program supporting essential vehicle inventory marketing and technology solutions.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s January 2022 issue of TechTalk!
Carvana leads industry as fastest used car retailer to sell one million vehicles online; Amazon makes more big industrial moves in Mesa with at least three new warehouse projects near Gateway Airport; Advanced Business Learning Academy launches a custom-built cyber range to match your infrastructure; WebPT acquires competitor Clinicient, cementing Valley startup’s role as market leader in physical therapy software; four cybersecurity students at the University of Advancing Technology accepted into 2022 Cybersecurity Externship with the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation; LaneTerralever acquires digital media firm Convince & Convert; Tech Parks Arizona director of communications named president of local public relations chapter; Greater
Phoenix Economic Council, the city of Tucson and the Hopi Utilities Corporation receive about $500,000 each as part of Build Back Better Regional Challenge; Advi Now Medical and Nymbl Systems among 16 presenters selected for Venture Madness pitch contest; SciTech Institute kicks off 11th season of SciTech Festival at Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction; ASU again among the nation’s top research universities according to NSF Higher Education Research & Development rankings; the UA Center for Innovation teams up with Perkins Coie LLP to sponsor one promising startup team; Paradox software firm hits unicorn status with $200M capital raise; Mayo Clinic and ASU to lead development of biotechnology corridor in north Phoenix; GoDaddy moving new headquarters from Scottsdale to tech-rich portion of metro Phoenix; NAU’s president targets state’s workforce-development challenges; how KEO Marketing gives back to businesses through a Fractional CMO program; STEM Sports equips students for science, tech, engineering and math careers with athletics; and Honeywell satellite communications partnership could lead to manufacturing facility in Arizona.
Marcus Engineering named 2021 Small Business of the Year by Pima County; Arizona Science Center names Guy Labine new president and CEO; inside Intel’s $20B Arizona investment to reclaim America’s semiconductor dominance; Honeywell to acquire U.S. Digital Designs, Inc. to expand safety communications capabilities; ed-tech company Zovio appoints Randy Hendricks as new CEO; bioscience nonprofit Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) created economic impact of $658M in Arizona in 2020; why Carvana purchased 150 acres in Surprise for a facility that could employ hundreds; Axosoft changes name to GitKraken and hires Matt Johnston as new CEO; TekSystems Global Services and Best Western® Hotels & Resorts extend partnership; Nikola buys Phoenix HQ for $25M; Arizona Commerce Authority announces awardees for 2021 Arizona Innovation Challenge; Leonardo Electronics US Inc. expands semiconductor laser manufacturing facility in Oro Valley; Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona grants more than $395K to help fight diabetes; Viavi Solutions makes Inc.’s inaugural ‘Best Led Companies in America’ list; executive director of University of Arizona Center for Innovation joins International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) board of directors; Intel, Kudelski Security and other AZ organizations join public-private organization to research blockchain tech; the awards and recognition keep rolling in for medical device company SaiOx Inc.; regents approve millions in new research funding for Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and University of Arizona; and an 18-member coalition led by the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) wins $500K federal grant for health care innovation project.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s December 2021 issue of TechTalk!