During Women’s History Month, the Office of Research, Innovation and Impact announced the Women of Impact Awards as an annual effort to embrace and empower women researchers, innovators, and community organizers, who through their work at the university, are laying the groundwork for a brighter future.
BIRD Energy announced its next funding cycle for U.S.-Israel joint project proposals with a focus on Renewable Energy, Efficiency, and technologies that reduce carbon emissions. To be considered, a project proposal must include joint R&D cooperation between two companies or between a company and a university/research institution (one from the U.S. and one from Israel). […]
AZ Big Media The Arizona manufacturing community is backing legislation to strengthen a tax credit program that has helped turn the state into one of the country’s leading hubs for advanced manufacturing in sectors as varied as semiconductors, aerospace and defense, and electric vehicles. Senate Bill 1643, sponsored by Senate President Karren Fann, R-Prescott, would codify a […]
Phoenix Business Journal Arizona Lithium Ltd. revealed plans to open a technologically advanced research and processing facility in the Valley and create hundreds of jobs. Arizona Lithium, an Australian company that’s working on the Big Sandy open-pit lithium mining project in northern Arizona, said it has committed to the state for its new facility, which will […]
Astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy. This result provides overwhelming evidence that the object is indeed a black hole and yields valuable clues about the workings of such giants, which are thought to reside at the center of most galaxies. The image was produced by a global research team called the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, using observations from a worldwide network of radio telescopes. Researchers at the University of Arizona played a leading role in the effort, providing two of the eight telescopes used to make the observations and performing data analysis that resulted in the image unveiled Thursday.
Semiconductor giant Intel said Wednesday that it would reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2040 to decrease the firm’s contributions to climate change. Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC) said it would boost its energy efficiency and lower the carbon footprint of its products in the years to come, starting with interim goals, including spending $300 million to improve energy conservation at existing facilities, building new factories at U.S. Green Building Council LEED standards and switching to 100% renewable electricity across global operations by 2030.
University of Arizona has topped out its new $85 million research building on its Tucson campus. Expected to be completed by January 2023, the 89,000-square-foot Applied Research Building will be the future home for research furthering space exploration, advanced manufacturing and the development of imaging technology.
Chipmaker Intel Corp. is investing 33 billion euros ($36.13 billion) across manufacturing and research and development expansions across the European Union, the latest in the company’s aggressive investment strategy.
Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement (CX) technology company, today revealed the findings of its comprehensive 9th Annual Automotive Customer Experience Trends Study at the NADA (National Automobile Dealers Association) Show March 10-13, 2022, in Las Vegas. The study includes actionable consumer trends that auto dealers, lenders, OEMs, and other providers can leverage to improve the consumer’s vehicle and ownership experience.
A regenerative treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, a respiratory-assist device to improve COPD patient care, a blood-based test for colorectal cancer, and a treatment to solve bad dog breath are some of the transformative advances of the 2022 Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program participants.