The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) has received an additional three-year award from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to support a variety of the Department of Energy’s American-Made Challenges. This comes in addition to UACI’s 2020 appointed commitment as a Power Connector for NREL’s American-Made Solar Prize Challenge.
The aircraft operator turned to the InSight Display System for a more modern, reliable flight deck solution to address high failure rates and climbing repair costs associated with existing equipment. The flight deck package offers streamlined operations with added functionality like embedded 3D SVS, electronic charts, advanced mapping, ownship position on runway, and the ability to autotune onboard digital radios.
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce the winning startup of the UACI-sponsored launch competition fueled by the Bioindustry Organization of Southern Arizona (BIOSA). TheraCea Pharma will receive a sponsored year’s admission at the new biotech incubator, UACI at Oro Valley. Included with entrance into the program and space at the new location, the startup will also be awarded a cash prize of $5,000.
Tucson-based Paradigm Laboratories, in partnership with Phoenix-based Prorenata Labs, developed a test for quickly detecting COVID-19. ARCpoint Labs, also in Tucson, created a rapid test for antibodies. Area hospitals became part of several clinical trials for the treatment of and vaccination against the virus. The University of Arizona is part of a statewide testing program for antibodies. Even Tucson companies that aren’t in bioscience stepped up. Universal Avionics provided space for the production of face masks and shields. World View pivoted from making stratospheric balloons to sewing medical isolation gowns.
The Thomas R. Brown Family Foundation is giving $2.5 million to Pima Community College Foundation to advance the College’s growing presence as the center of economic recovery and growth in the region.
Business space needs change, even in the middle of a Tucson commercial real estate lease. Enlightened landlords work with their tenants to find a solution that works for both parties.
Today’s manufacturing and supply chain logistics are complex. Components are made from a variety of countries and companies. Moving goods from overseas can become costly or impossible to execute when conditions aren’t right – Consider Tucson Industrial Space.
The University of Arizona will lead a new National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center, called the Center for Quantum Networks, with core partners Harvard, MIT and Yale.
In this virtual event, hear from Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Cantwell, the Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation at the University of Arizona. She provides an overview of the institution’s approach on continuing its research mission in light of the stay-at-home order, opportunities for high-impact innovation during the pandemic and explains how COVID-19 will shift the research model going forward.
It’s no secret that every industry has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the aviation industry is no different, but how Universal Avionics adapted to it is.Moderated by Linda Drake from Michael Beach Coaching & Consulting, this episode of TechFocus features Universal Avionics CEO Dror Yahav discusses how Universal Avionics survived in an industry that was heavily impacted by the pandemic.