Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, is offering sign-on bonuses up to $50,000 for engineering and some finance roles onsite at the company’s Tucson location. For eligible finance positions, sign-on bonuses are available for those who have an active security clearance. For engineers, sign-on bonuses are available to those hired into qualified roles, regardless of current clearance status. However, bonus amounts are higher for individuals with active security clearances.
Tech Parks Arizona is pleased to announce that the University of Arizona, Steward Observatory is expanding the Engineering and Technical Services research, testing and demonstration operations at the UA Tech Park off Rita Road and Interstate-10. The University of Arizona is a world leader in space sciences and as a Tier 1 research university with a moonshot goal of a Billion dollars in research, activities are constantly growing. University of Arizona has emerged as a principal leader in infrared astronomy through the work of the staff, students, and faculty of the Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory. Public-private partnerships with industry giants such as NASA and countries around the world have put Steward Observatory on a fast-track growth trajectory.
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) welcomes two Canadian Startups to Southern Arizona through its Global Advantage Soft Landings program to explore international expansion opportunities into the United States. The two Canadian companies are Ecobloc which is based in St. Philip’s, Newfoundland, Canada and Longan Vision which is based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. […]
AZ Inno With a two-year, $3.89 million grant from the U.S. Navy, Tucson-based laser and optical technology company Applied Energetics Inc. will be working on an optical defense system to be used by the U.S. Marines. The grant comes from the Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) and will accelerate already ongoing research by Applied […]
AZ Inno An Arizona space technology company is part of the team working to develop a next-generation spacesuit to be used by NASA astronauts and others. Paragon Space Development Corp., based in Tucson, recently announced that it and Houston-based Axiom Space Inc. have been jointly awarded a 10-year contract potentially worth $3.5 billion to develop […]
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce the expansion of the team with Jennifer Keenan in the position of Mentor-in-Residence. In this role, she will be working with UACI staff, Subject Matter Experts and current Mentor-In-Residence to support startups with an added focus of life sciences and emerging technologies. Jennifer […]
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) has teamed up with Startup Tucson to sponsor one promising startup team with resources, facilities, services, and expert guidance to grow their business. The year-long program will also foster networking opportunities for its participants.
As it prepares to launch its orbital rocket starting in 2023, Tucson-based Phantom Space has entered a deal to buy more than 200 rocket engines from a Colorado company. The deal calls for the purchase of hundreds of Ursa Major Technologies’ 5,000-pound thrust Hadley engines in different configurations for test launches of Phantom Space’s Daytona rocket. Phantom Space will also buy “numerous” 50,000-pound thrust Ripley engines from Ursa Major for planned upgrades to the Daytona.
Raytheon Technologies Inc.’s Tucson-based missiles and defense division is investing in and collaborating with a Texas aerospace manufacturer that specializes in high-performance propulsion technologies. The series A investment in Firehawk Aerospace means the two companies will work together in research with a view toward integrating Firehawk’s technologies into future Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTX) missile system.
Meet Jamie Neilson, director of operations for AZTC’s Southern Arizona Regional Office. In her four years of working for the Council, Jamie has become known for coordinating seamless events and creating strong relationships with members of the Tucson community. Her best kept secret? She has the hook up for your favorite Girl Scout cookies! In this month’s profile, we’re interviewing Jamie to learn more about her role.