Oryx Additive, Inc. and SaiOx, Inc. selected as top 15 finalists for Arizona Commerce Authority‘s 2021 Arizona Innovation Challenge; Hertz to sell used rental cars through Carvana; Honeywell teams up with Signal Power Group on turbine engine technology to reduce emissions and deliver power and reliability; Lucid Air sedan wins MotorTrend’s “Car of the Year” honors; University of Advancing Technology students and faculty participate in ExtraLife streaming fundraiser to raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals; Intel outlines its future of work with a hybrid-first model based on results from employee workplace survey; Arizona State University set to lead university effort in building Blue Origin mixed-use space station called Orbital Reef; Phantom Space CEO Jim Cantrell wants to change the way society thinks about industrializing space; three tech innovation teams win business incubation support from The University of Arizona and sponsored by the Town of Sahuarita and Freeport McMoRan; Avnet collaboration with Digital Realty enables companies to be their own video broadcasters; Digital Air Strike celebrates nine years as approved General Motors reputation management partner; Doppler Systems LLC relocates headquarters from Phoenix to the UA Tech Park in Tucson; and Arizona Science Center achieves accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition conferred to the nation’s museums. Read the complete update >>
As the principal advocate for technology companies in Arizona, the Council is proud to present its 2022 Public Policy Guide.
In 2022, the Council’s legislative priorities will include cultivating a diverse and equitable statewide STEM ecosystem, sustainably funding Arizona’s P-20 education system, working with the Arizona Corporation Commission and State Legislature to advance clean energy policies and much more. Read the full guide to review the Council’s priorities for the 2022 legislative session.
With Glasgow behind us, clean energy initiatives are more important than ever. Join the Council TODAY at the Zero Emission Tour for a panel featuring experts from AZ, Germany and Finland.
This in-person panel will discuss the latest energy technology trends, including solar energy, photovoltaic energy and wind power; the price of energy production; and what the U.S. and Europe can learn from each other. The best part? You can use code “ENERGY” to register at no cost. Save your spot now.
Here are 15 Arizona tech leaders to watch in 2022
The resilience of Arizona’s technology ecosystem over the past year and a half can largely be credited to the strength of local, innovative tech leaders. Find out which rising stars Steve Zylstra, Council president and CEO, says to keep an eye on in 2022.
Sinema must support clean energy investments in Build Back Better Act
Congress is debating legislation that could unleash $115 billion in new investments for Arizona, securing the state’s position as a national leader in clean energy innovation and ensuring a growing economy. Learn more about Senator Sinema’s pivotal role in the act’s passage.
Arizona Technology Council elects Encora, Insight, MSS and TGen executives to its board of directors
Executives from Encora, Insight, MSS Business Transformation Advisory and Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have been unanimously elected to serve three-year terms on the Council’s board of directors.
My View: A sunny outlook for solar in Arizona
If Arizona has more days of sunshine than anywhere else in the nation, shouldn’t we be No. 1 in the solar industry? Nonpartisan think tank Energy Innovation estimates federal policies that reach for 80% clean electricity across the nation would create nearly $40 billion in solar, wind and battery projects in Arizona alone.
Business, civic leaders calling for Dreamers citizenship path to help labor shortage
Some business and civic leaders in Arizona say the answer to the labor shortage in our state could lie with immigration policy. They’re urging a pathway to citizenship that will help talented workers enter the workforce.
The Council’s Political Action Committee advocates for tech companies at the local, state and federal level, thoroughly vets political candidates and endorses those with proven track records in supporting pro-tech legislation. By donating, you’re taking a stand for technology and bolstering Arizona’s economic recovery.
ASU Industrial Assessment Center
The ASU Industrial Assessment Center is offering free energy audits for manufacturers, commercial buildings and rural businesses. Please reach out to [email protected] to schedule an audit at your convenience.
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It’s time to transform DEI from a conversation to a lasting commitment. Register for the Council’s Tech Inclusion Forum on December 7 to gain advice from four successful women founders.
AI, drones, augmented reality, IoT and other technologies are quickly changing the way we live and work. Find out how you can get ahead on integrating these tech trends into your workflows.
These emerging technologies will change how we work, communicate with each other and transact our lives. This Arizona Technology Council panel convenes experts on technology trends to discuss what can be expected in 2022 and how to prepare and take advantage of what is ahead.
Join the Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA) for the sixth annual Cybersecurity Breakfast Forum on Friday, December 10.
The Cybersecurity Breakfast Forum is an opportunity for government and business leaders to learn about the threats, vulnerabilities and consequences related to data security and privacy matters. Register today to learn how to better protect your intellectual property and customer data.
Arizona cities among nation’s top clean energy hubs; Lucid shares soar on news of first electric sedan deliveries; Sinema must support clean energy investments in Build Back Better Act; ‘solar choice’ program launches for SRP customers interested in supporting clean energy; the climate crisis affects Arizonans differently, but action will benefit us all; electric vehicles are hot for Arizona; national construction company completes massive solar project in West Valley; Arizona needs Sinema’s climate leadership; a sunny outlook for solar in Arizona; electric-vehicle manufacturing may rev up already busy industrial market; SRP Solar for Nonprofits program selects foster care agency AASK to receive a free solar system; and key report likely overstated costs of Arizona’s Clean Energy Rules, new analysis finds. Read the full report >>
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Visit www.aztechcouncil.org/tech-events to view all of the Council’s upcoming virtual tech networking opportunities, engaging virtual tech events and in-person tech events.