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From more than 300 applications, the SciTech Institute was one of only 24 organizations across the United States to receive a generous grant for its efforts in promoting leadership, STEM and workforce development.
Arizona Technology Council Releases its Annual Public Policy Guide and Announces Top Legislative Priorities for 2019
Top priorities include improving the business climate for technology-based companies by providing more sources for risk capital, supporting STEM-focused education, attracting STEM talent, improving the state’s tax and healthcare system, and supporting efforts to advance autonomous vehicle science, safety and policy.
The Arizona Technology Council today announced it has appointed Kerri Zunkowski, vice president of People Operations, Infusionsoft, and Ken McMahon, senior vice president of Client Operations, Vonage, to its board of directors.
AZTC CEO Steve Zylstra shares his enthusiasm for STEM education and discusses the success that the SciTech Institute has achieved in taking the lead in Arizona’s next-generation workforce with its annual Arizona SciTech Festival and Chief Science Officers program.
TuSimple Self-Driving Truck Company Fights Hunger with Feeding America’s Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
Level 4 self-driving truck hauls hundreds of cases of food 120 miles, providing thousands of meals to raise awareness for rising food insecurity.
New technologies including artificial intelligence and 3-D printing are transforming the aerospace industry, and those flying cars may not be too far off in the future, according to aviation experts.
One of Tucson’s latest New Space industry startups took a big step forward recently when a prototype of its spherical antenna hitched a ride on NASA’s newest and biggest research balloon.
Tucson-based small-satellite launch startup Vector has won a key U.S. patent for its small-rocket engine technology as it moves toward its first orbital flight later this year. Vector was awarded patent number 10,072,612 on Sept. 11 for its “enhanced liquid...
Global self-driving truck solutions company TuSimple projects it will create 500 new jobs across a variety of fields ranging from engineering and autonomous truck driving to office management.