Venture capital. It’s a phrase that can conjure images of celebrations marking paydays for innovators and payoffs for investors. However, there are no guarantees that funding will move a company ahead in its lifecycle or that those with the deep pockets will ever see a penny in return.
The Council and its publishing partner, the Arizona Commerce Authority, are transitioning the TechConnect publication to a blog format. That means the issue in the works—No. 60—will publish in the magazine format that readers have come to know, as well as a blog that today’s readers have come to expect.
Pima Community College’s new Autonomous Vehicle Driver and Operations Specialist program. The program was launched in the fall semester through a partnership with TuSimple, a company has used Tucson as its base for testing self-driving trucks.
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.
The most recent endeavor at The University of Arizona Center for Innovation housed at the The University of Arizona Tech Park stays true to the university’s spirit of collaboration and growth. The U.S. Department of State selected the center to host four international startups as part of its Global Innovation through Science and Technology program.
Scientists develop new approach to treat wounds by using three-dimensional skin substitutes formed from native skin proteins through a process called electrospinning. Shifting from using synthetic materials, electrospun
protein scaffolds guide cell adhesion and growth, and can be used to deliver cells, drugs and even genes into the body.
Health officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that four antidotes— including one first developed by Arizona State University and its commercial partners—had been tested in the largest Ebola clinical trial to date that’s shown it can overcome the virus and save lives.
Rosalind Sadleir, an associate professor of biomedical engineering in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University, is working to measure electrical properties of different types of tissue to better capture what’s happening in the body and better diagnose patients.
Researchers have found that a gene known as AEBP1 may play a central role in the development, severity and potential treatment of liver disease
A new type of blood test for breast cancer could help avoid thousands of unnecessary surgeries and otherwise precisely monitor disease progression