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Following a joint report from their two entities, Doran Miller, Arizona director of the Western Way and Steve Zylstra, president and CEO of the Arizona Technology Council, think 2021 has the potential to be an important year for renewables in the state. The pair hope that the report can offer concrete methods to legislative officials following a rapid support for clean energy in the state, including new energy rules that call for decarbonization by 2050.
The Arizona SciTech Festival is entering its 10th year, a good time to look back on how we started and where we’re going. The festival is more than just an impressive array of events where you can build a rocket, experience river biology or gaze at the stars. What’s more, the festival is a convening place for Arizona’s STEM ecosystem. It’s an opportunity for teachers, professionals and industry leaders to meet, fly the STEM banner, and strategize how they can continue to build support for STEM and attract young people into the field.
Despite the challenges we’ve faced, Arizona is still on the rise and can be compared side by side with the most influential and powerful technology hubs across the nation and even the world. There are many technology sectors that will continue to push Arizona’s explosive growth forward in 2021. What follows Steve Zylstra’s emerging technologies expected to impact Arizona’s technology ecosystem in the coming year and beyond.
A new report released by The Western Way, an environmental advocacy organization, and the Arizona Technology Council reveals that Arizona is on track to continue building on its booming carbon-free energy sector. According to the report authors, the innovation sector at-large is the most significant nexus between good business and good environmental stewardship.
The Arizona Technology Council, in partnership with The Western Way, released its report detailing how policymakers can incorporate energy innovation into Arizona’s plan for recovering from the economic downturn caused by the pandemic. The report outlines the economic benefit of energy innovation and specific recommendations for policymakers to integrate clean energy and clean technology initiatives into the recovery plan roadmap.
The reason for Arizona’s growth in EdTech is not only due to our early entry in this sector. It’s also driven by the need for alternative platforms for learning. All our state’s for-profit, nonprofit and community-driven EdTech organizations are capitalizing on the need to support a broader and more diverse audience by harnessing the reach of the internet and technical innovation.
Creative Business Resources: Providing the best business solutions for startups and growing companies
As a trusted resource in strengthening Arizona’s technology sector, the Arizona Technology Council supports the development, growth and advancement of science- and technology-driven companies by delivering customized HR solutions through its new partnership with Creative Business Resources (CBR).
SciTech Institute announces the 2021 Arizona SciTech Festival season begins Jan. 30 and runs through February, marking 10 years of inspiring interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) statewide. All ages will enjoy fun and engaging events and activities during this annual celebration while building their STEM knowledge. New for 2021, the popular tradition will feature both in-person and virtual events from a variety of locations. Fifty signature events will be hosted by a variety of organizations whose members have worked to redefine the Festival season through experiences in virtual settings.
The Arizona Technology Council, in partnership with Global Village Ventures LLC, announced the INNOVATE Phoenix book is available for purchase. Backed by online augmented reality video canvases on most features when using the free Global Village app, the tech-enabled coffee-table book features a collection of stories and testimonials from the top technology companies and leaders in the city.