To provide Arizona technology companies with better access to premium healthcare, the Arizona Technology Council today announced that it is working with Banner|Aetna to offer Council members an opportunity to enroll in Banner|Aetna’s new Health Benefits Program, effective immediately.
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AZTC CEO Steve Zylstra shares his enthusiasm for STEM education and discusses the success that the SciTech Institute has achieved in taking the lead in Arizona’s next-generation workforce with its annual Arizona SciTech Festival and Chief Science Officers program.
Level 4 self-driving truck hauls hundreds of cases of food 120 miles, providing thousands of meals to raise awareness for rising food insecurity TUCSON, Ariz. – November 13, 2018 – TuSimple, a global self-driving truck solutions company, is autonomously hauling a trailer full of donated food Friday, November 16 from a Fry’s Distribution Center in […]
Sandra Watson, president and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority, Wins Prestigious Chairman’s Award PHOENIX, November 8, 2018— The Arizona Technology Council, in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce Authority, today announced the winners of the2018 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) Awards. Leaders and innovators in Arizona’s booming technology community were celebrated at a prestigious gala attended by the top […]
Two Desert View High School students look at 3-D presentations used by marketers at the Ideas Collide booth. Caterpillar let some of the 400 Expo attendees remotely pilot a D11GT bulldozer located at the company’s Green Valley demonstration facility. New technologies including artificial intelligence and 3-D printing are transforming the aerospace industry — […]
One of Tucson’s latest New Space industry startups took a big step forward recently when a prototype of its spherical antenna hitched a ride on NASA’s newest and biggest research balloon. Freefall Aerospace, a University of Arizona technology spinoff founded by UA astronomy professor Chris Walker and NASA veteran Doug Stetson, demonstrated its high-efficiency antennas […]
Tucson-based small-satellite launch startup Vector has won a key U.S. patent for its small-rocket engine technology as it moves toward its first orbital flight later this year. Vector was awarded patent number 10,072,612 on Sept. 11 for its “enhanced liquid oxygen-propylene rocket engine,” including a rocket-propellant injector made with 3-D metal printing and optimized to […]
Arizona Legislators Honored for Their Support of Technology at the Governor’s Celebration of Innovation, November 8 at the Phoenix Convention Center PHOENIX, September 25, 2018 –The Outstanding Technology Senator of the Year, Outstanding Technology Representative of the Year and the Tech Ten Legislators were announced today by the Arizona Technology Council, in partnership with the […]
Powered by a Growth-Driven Design Philosophy, the Website Will Evolve Based on User Data PHOENIX, September 24, 2018— In an effort to improve community engagement and member experience, the Arizona Technology Councilhas partnered with Nuanced Media, a Tucson and Phoenix-based digital marketing agency, to launch a redesigned, mobile-optimized website for the Council. Utilizing a growth-driven […]
Council Endorses Candidates to Serve in the 2019 State Legislature and Help Advance a Pro-Technology Industry Agenda PHOENIX, June 25, 2018 – To help provide a comprehensive overview of Arizona legislative candidates who can affect the technology industry, the Arizona Technology Council has released its 2018 endorsements. The support of these candidates is based on the most […]