UACI has served the region for nearly two decades with support, contributing to Tucson’s strong and vibrant ecosystem of entrepreneurs and innovators. This pilot program is a natural evolution in the growing innovation ecosystem being developed at the University of Arizona. The entrepreneurial culture within campus has seen rapid momentum and the network of resources available is expanding to meet the growing demand.
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University of Arizona researchers from the College of Science and the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences have been developing a highly efficient
photovoltaic system that captures more heat and energy from sunlight than current solar panel models.
Under the transformational educational agreement, the independent nonprofit Arizona corporation, The University of Arizona Global Campus will acquire the assets of Ashford University from Zovio. The acquisition will allow Global Campus to fulfill its vision to expand access for nontraditional and underrepresented students to flexible, affordable, high-quality higher education opportunities that will allow students to achieve their academic and career goals.
The NASA Astrobiology Program has selected eight new interdisciplinary research teams to inaugurate its Interdisciplinary Consortia for Astrobiology Research program, including two teams at the University of Arizona. Led by Betül Kaçar and Dániel Apai, the teams were selected from a pool of more than 40 proposals. The breadth and depth of the research of these teams spans the spectrum of astrobiology research, from cosmic origins to planetary system formation, origins and evolution of life, and the search for life beyond Earth.
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) has teamed up with R&A CPAs to sponsor one promising startup team with resources, facilities, services and expert guidance to grow their businesses. The twelve-month program will also foster networking opportunities for its participants.
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.
Scottsdale-based IT service provider AccountabilIT is named one of the world’s top managed security service providers, Honeywell Aerospace acquires Nevada power and thermal management company, TGen appoints new physician-in-chief, Tempe-based PADT, Inc. expands its operations into New Mexico, University of Arizona Center for Innovation earns soft landing designation to serve international companies, Digital Air Strike wins three awards from a leading automotive magazine, Axon Enterprise Inc. partners with the U.S. Border Patrol for its law enforcement technology, Intel celebrates 40 years of manufacturing in Arizona, and more.
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce that it has received the soft landing designation from the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA). This designation was awarded to UACI because of its long-established reputation as a proven entrepreneurship center that has clearly demonstrated the capabilities necessary to provide resources and programming to international companies seeking new market entry in the United States.
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce that startup company Techletics has joined its incubation program. Access to UACI provides Techletics with the ability to work alongside UACI’s 33 startups in a professional and fast-paced environment where UACI systematically guides startups through a structured programmatic roadmap. This disciplined approach uses customized programs and one-on-one interactions with mentors and subject matter experts so that companies can reach their next level of success.
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.