Carol Stewart, Associate Vice President of Tech Parks Arizona for the University of Arizona, has been appointed the new International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) North America Division President on the International Board of Directors.
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The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce it was selected to participate in the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) Channel Partner network.
From ground-based observatories to orbital telescopes to our first steps at sending robotic probes beyond Pluto, our generation and our children and grandchildren have a unique opportunity to learn about the planets circling other stars. The 7th Interstellar Symposium is an international gathering of scientists, engineers, and futurists who are engaged in laying the foundations for outposts throughout the solar system and achieving a pathway to the stars.
The summer of 2021 is leading the record books for businesses relocating to Arizona, including semiconductor manufacturers, electric car makers and many other tech companies. While most relocations and expansions are happening in the Valley, Northern Arizona is also attracting companies. Major companies like Intel, Raytheon, Benchmark Electronics and numerous others are driving these advancements in the state, he added, along with Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona.
“Investing in Tucson is an investment in the world,” says Arizona Technology Council VP Karla Morales. “Both those who grow up here and those that come to pursue an education go on to work and live all over the globe—setting the tone for how Tucson is seen at a global level. The better we are a community, the more attractive we will be to businesses to come in and bring jobs with them.”
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is a startup incubator network with outposts across Southern Arizona and a mission to grow scalable science and technology startup ventures that fuel the Arizona economy. For nearly two decades, the program has directly served more than 140 companies and impacted thousands of entrepreneurs.
It’s amazing what happens when you set a goal. At the turn of the century, Arizona was still largely about the five Cs. Now, the Grand Canyon state is quickly gaining a reputation as a world-class technology hub. Arizona is now home to big-name bioscience organizations, and many health care institutions are pioneering the future of life sciences in treatment and research. If that isn’t enough, the state’s universities are also making breathtaking advancements and shaping the future of the industry.
Stackhouse has grown exponentially and is ready to take the next step toward successful market launch. With a solid prototype house developed, the team is moving full speed ahead. When looking for a feasible location to dock the very first Stackhouse, the UA Tech Park was a natural choice. UACI is an incubator network that is part of Tech Parks Arizona. This vibrant community unites entrepreneurs and tech giants where they work side by side in a fast-paced environment. Stackhouse is among equally passionate people pursuing innovative answers to world challenges.
In this edition of the Tech Focus Member Spotlight, Carol Stewart, Associate Vice President for Tech Parks Arizona at the University of Arizona, discusses the role and impact of the Tech Parks and recent progress made at the University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) and the UA Tech Park at The Bridges.
Arizona Public Service launches Going Green + Going Smart Program; Arizona State University partners with Starbucks on new research and rapid innovation facility; Life365 continues to build upon its Hospital@Home product offering with Eat Fit Go partnership; Netrality ranked among top five USA data centers; Tech Parks Arizona continues to break ground on The Refinery; Intel Corporation announces its new chief diversity and inclusion officer; iSolved acquires workplace giving and volunteer platform Givful; The University of Arizona establishes a new research institute with French center to solve global challenges; CellTrust has been selected by Leverage Financial Advisory for compliant text capture and archive; Panasonic to buy supply-chain software provider BlueYonder for $7.1 billion; and more.