Arizona leaders including Intel launch new partnership aimed at boosting U.S. semiconductor industry; Lucid Motors kicks off vehicle production in Casa Grande; NASA awards PADT, Inc. and Penn State University a $375,000 Phase III STTR research grant; Intel breaks ground on new Valley fabs as White House seeks supply chain transparency; Carvana purchases 148 acres in Surprise, AZ for $25 million; Tucson-based Phantom Space Corp. signs deal to manufacture and launch dozens of satellites for internet-of-things platform maker Ingenu Inc.; GitKraken announces acquisition of GitLens and GitLens creator becomes chief technology officer; Waymo says it has given thousands of driverless rides in first year of Phoenix service; Junior Achievement partners with Pipeline AZ to help youth understand career opportunities; Tucson-based Stackhouse wants to transform housing with removable shipping containers; Lucid Group takes aim at concerns about Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ system with its new driver assistance technology; Tempe-based Insight Enterprises names next CEO; the University of Advancing Technology appoints new chief marketing officer; and automotive dealers recognize Digital Air Strike as leader in six consumer technology categories in the 2021 Dealers’ Choice Awards. Read the complete update >>
It’s your last chance to join the Council and Arizona Commerce Authority at the 14th annual CEO Leadership & Golf Retreat.
Designed for CEOs, C-suite and executive-level professionals, this two-day summit provides actionable insights and best practices to guide leaders on their journeys. You’ll enjoy expert keynotes, panel presentations and engaging workshops that can help you clarify your personal and organizational goals.
Ready for some networking on the golf course? Sign up for an absolutely TEE-riffic day of golfing and camaraderie.
This Cooler weather means it’s time to break out your golf clubs. Join the Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority on October 27 for a convening of tech leaders and industry innovators in the pines. See you at Prescott Golf Club – may the course be with you.
My View: This Arizona industry makes something small. But it’s really big.
TSMC is the latest chapter in Arizona’s ascent to becoming a hub for new semiconductor investments. Across the Valley in Chandler, Intel is adding another two fabs to its Ocotillo campus at a cost of $20 billion. Read what Steve Zylstra, Council president and CEO, has to say about Arizona’s rapidly growing semiconductor industry.
The state’s best and brightest technologists, legislators and educators honored at the Governor’s Celebration of Innovation
The Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority celebrated the 18th annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards. The winners were honored at the exclusive event on Wednesday, October 13 at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Arizona Technology Council Southern Arizona office honors regional leaders at 9th annual Tech + Business Expo
On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority proudly presented the 9th Annual Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo. More than 300 business and tech leaders were in attendance at the Tucson Convention Center.
Announcing the Fall 2021 issue of TechConnect Magazine
As the U.S. increases chip production and fulfills its semiconductor needs on its own, Arizona is quickly emerging as a base for the industry’s growth and success. Read more in the Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority’s Fall 2021 issue of TechConnect Magazine.
Arizona Technology Council joins The Influence Board to facilitate rewarding collaboration among members
The Arizona Technology Council and The Influence Board have partnered to foster more automated and relevant collaboration among members while raising important funding for a variety of worthy causes.
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.
The Arizona Technology Council is excited to present the annual Marketing Technology Summit on November 3.
Tune in TODAY, October 22 at 1pm to celebrate Manufacturing Month and listen to the Council’s next TechCast podcast episode on Phoenix Business RadioX.
You’ll hear accomplished leaders from Benchmark, In-Position Technologies and CP North America discuss how the development of new technologies, automation of manufacturing processes and a business-friendly climate are contributing to the rise of Arizona’s manufacturing sector.
Catch the live broadcast here!
Phoenix adopts updated climate action plan; Nikola signs hydrogen fuel station deal with renewable energy producer OPAL Fuels; Phoenix can benefit from the use of electric cars in a number of ways; Sinema can address energy inequities and fight climate change; Lucid Motors announces ‘technology race’ against Elon Musk’s Tesla; Nikola and PGT Trucking sign LOI for 100 Nikola FCEV trucks; Babbit Ranches partners with SRP and Boise-based energy developer on solar facility northwest of Flagstaff; new EPA report confirms what south Phoenix’s residents of color know: climate change discriminates; Arizona Department of Economic Security and utility providers to distribute $36 million for households in need; air quality remains poor in Phoenix, where pollution outlasted the pandemic shutdown; according to two key leaders at SRP, losing power in Arizona is not an option; and key report likely overstated costs of Arizona’s Clean Energy Rules, new analysis finds. Read the full report >>
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