TGen’s work in solving disease outbreaks and building genomic surveillance and detection systems. This work includes designing rapid, highly accurate and cost-effective tests for critical pathogens —such as Valley Fever, MRSA and other hospital superbugs, influenza, tuberculosis — finding and describing new disease pathogens, and detecting outbreaks at the earliest possible timepoints and tracking the evolution of these pathogens.
As the Arizona Legislature approaches the midpoint of their current session, I would like to share with you some pending legislation lawmakers are considering that would not only support our technology community but also residents of Arizona. Two bills would extend two enormously successful tax credit programs while another measure would help fuel expansion of a mindset focused on science, technology, engineering and math.
Audiologist and molecular biologist O’neil Guthrie, an associate professor in Northern Arizona University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is collaborating with New Jersey-based Optigenex to conduct a pre-clinical investigation to help the body’s natural ability to repair DNA through
a novel therapy.
Support will propel TGen’s plans for a clinical trial to study new treatments for ovarian cancer, and to support TGen’s Center for Rare Childhood Disorders, including funds for genetic sequencing, which helps doctors diagnose pediatric patients.
The University of Arizona is rolling out a new cybersecurity degree program, the Biodesign Institute receives $1.5 million to develop early-warning system for flu outbreaks, a new Maricopa IT Institute to open at Phoenix College, Tucson-based QuakeWrap earns EPA research funding, Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corporation wins $5M in government contracts, and more.
When it comes to technology talent, Tucson can’t yet compete with giants like San Francisco and Seattle. But Tucson recently got on the map- literally- as an up-andcoming,smaller North American market for top tech talent in a report issued by CBRE Research.
SRP shows strength as a sustainability leader with its revised 2035 Sustainability Goals, GPEC launches a unique campaign to attract high-tech companies, ASU jumps to top 10 in global patent rankings, Coplex sets its sights on high-growth potential tech companies, and more.
The Any-Grid Hybrid Inverter Series is designed for flexible energy access to support a broad range of conditions including on-grid, edge-of-grid, and off-grid applications.
iTether is among 10 first-round winners of Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnant Women and New Moms, a Grand Challenge created by The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Step forward with us to discover the next generation of Aerospace ideas and realities. Join us for a discovery of what is happening on the ground, in the air and space at the 2019 Connecting Global Aerospace Industry Conference and Banquet Feb. 25-26 at SkySong in Scottsdale.