Paramium Technologies, a University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) startup, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for $256,000 to conduct research and development (R&D) work on efficient manufacturing methods for radio antenna reflectors. Paramium’s innovative manufacturing solution unlocks rapid prototyping capabilities for antenna designers because it is faster and more versatile than traditional methods.
Awards and Recognition
The Greater Phoenix Chamber has selected eight local companies as recipients of its 34th Annual IMPACT Awards. The IMPACT Awards honor the accomplishments of small and large Valley businesses and the positive influence they have on the community and economy. These recipients were selected from more than 100 businesses who were nominated for this honor.
Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement technology company, unveiled two exciting technology enhancements to help businesses better nurture consumers using data, analytics, and multimedia technology. The new features are being released this week at the National Automobile Dealers Association’s virtual convention concurrently as Digital Air Strike announces its 2021 BIG Innovation Award win from the Business Intelligence Group.
Avnet celebrates its 100th anniversary, NAU biologist receives grant to build software for cancer drug efficiency, PADT Inc. continues to grow and adapt amid pandemic, Intel Corporation announces a new CEO, Universal Avionics introduces a new flight-deck solution, IBM tops U.S. patent list for 28th consecutive year, University of Arizona tapped to lead NASA space telescope mission, Digital Air Strike welcomes new addition to its leadership team, Flinn Foundation CEO joins Utility Customer Research Consortium as board advisor, Honeywell and Sichuan Airlines Ink historic deal, Carvana launches tuition and education assistance program, and more.
Intel to acquire SigOpt to scale AI productivity and performance, Avnet names new CEO, the City of Tempe and Arizona State University to collaborate on climate action with new graduate course, CellTrust leader recognized as a Top 25 FinTech CEO, WebPT wins 2020 Arizona Corporate Excellence Community Impact Award, Perimeter83 expands offerings for University of Advancing Technology alum, Botco.ai named Most Outstanding Startup by ACA Venture Ready Accelerator, M3 Commercial Moving & Logistics launches junk removal division, AdviNow Medical recognized as one of the most innovative healthcare solution providers, and more.
DMD Systems Recovery Inc. (DMD) announces its official B Corp certification. B Labs certified DMD based upon the results from the rigorous impact assessment process. DMD joins companies like Unilever, Danone, Athleta and Patagonia. Certified B corps are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.
The Arizona Technology Council, in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce Authority, announced the winners of the 2020 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) Awards. This marks the 17th year of this prestigious event honoring and attended by the top leaders in Arizona’s business, technology, education and government sectors.
Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement technology company, is recognized once again for its social media and reputation management technology and services, as well as digital marketing, winning three 2020 Dealers’ Choice Awards from Auto Dealer Today Magazine.
The 8th Annual Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo was a great success! Thank you to all who sponsored, presented, exhibited, and attended. We kicked off with networking at the beach, then we heard from leaders in information technology, quantum internet, and digital signal processing, handed out our Annual Awards, visited tech company virtual booths and ended the night with more networking and fireworks at the beach!