Amazing things are happening in Downtown Phoenix. The city is experiencing tremendous growth. In addition to welcoming new residents from across the country, Phoenix also has been attracting businesses in the health care and bioscience sector.
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation at Oro Valley is a vital component in the growing innovation ecosystem being developed by The University of Arizona. Establishing a bioscience-focused incubator fills a critical gap and is pivotal in extending the reach of our world-class research and innovation far beyond the university’s campus to benefit society at large.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors June 4 unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement with the Town of Oro Valley in support of a biotech industry incubator facility.
CyMedica Orthopedics, the leading combined digital health and muscle strengthening therapy developer, today announced statistically significant, positive results from a randomized, controlled trial which will be presented at the 2019 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons meeting.
Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) will head an international Dream Team of nearly two dozen researchers in the United States and United Kingdom that will focus on doubling the survival of patients with pancreatic cancer. Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff — TGen’s physician-in-chief and distinguished professor, chief scientific officer at HonorHealth Research Institute, and professor […]
Scottsdale-based Theranos has launched Theranos MD Connect, a new online resource to link patients directly to primary care physicians. The service, which can be accessed via Theranos.com, connects patients to primary care physicians anywhere that Theranos lab testing services are available. Currently, doctors listed on Theranos MD Connect are primary care physicians licensed with the […]
The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation is offering two $50,000 awards for the best proposals from inventors who have created medical devices that address significant yet unmet needs among pediatric patients while the devices lend themselves to commercialization. The new products can be designed specifically for children while others can be borrowed from […]
NASA’s first satellite created to make space-based measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide is in space and getting ready for work, thanks to the efforts of a team at Orbital Sciences. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) was designed, built and tested at Orbital Science’s satellite manufacturing facility in Gilbert. “OCO-2 will ultimately reveal how increasing CO2 […]
Even as Arizona struggled to deal with the impact of a deep national recession, its bioscience industry experienced rapid job growth — nearly 22 percent between 2007 an 2012 — according to a report by Batelle. In the same period nationally, the segment grew by nearly 10 percent. State bioscience firms employed 23,545 in nearly […]
Teams of college students across the nation already are competing virtually in the Avnet Tech Games while some prepare to also go head-to-head in an on-site competition April 14 at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe. Each student team is presented with a scenario and competes against others for the chance for each member […]