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University of Arizona Center for Innovation Announces Startup Sponsorship Opportunity with Startup Tucson

May 16, 2022

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) has teamed up with Startup Tucson to sponsor one promising startup team with resources, facilities, services, and expert guidance to grow their business. The year-long program will also foster networking opportunities for its participants. 

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Motorcycle Training Concepts Moves Headquarters to the UA Tech Park

April 21, 2022

Tech Parks Arizona is pleased to announce that Motorcycle Training Concepts chose the UA Tech Park for its headquarters to better connect with their clients while enhancing their offerings. Businesses that move to the UA Tech Park are immediately plugged into the talent and expertise of the University of Arizona and work in a fast-paced environment of like-minded individuals.    

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UArizona will develop and test balloon-borne payloads at new Mission Integration Lab

May 20, 2022

Daniel Stolte

UA News

Construction has begun on a tall, hangar-like "high bay," where researchers and students can work on instruments, telescopes and high-altitude balloon technology. 

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Here’s how the innovative Southern Arizona economy is thriving

May 20, 2022

Erin Thorburn

AZ Big Media

Like an impressive wingspan helps the albatross remain in flight, a talented workforce fueled by educational resources aids in an economy’s prosperity. And so it is for Southern Arizona.

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Building Tucson Businesses: The Silicon Desert

November 06, 2019

Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Eleven years ago, a senior vice president of IBM asked a fresh out of University of Arizona, early-tenure employee with multiple undergraduate degrees and an MBA why she wanted to be a part of IBM. Out of a bundle of nerves, the employee gave an answer that spoke volumes: “Working here is like being in a great big candy store. You just have to be careful to not eat too much.”

That employee was Calline Sanchez, and she is now the IBM vice president of worldwide systems lab services and technical universities. The senior vice president who asked the question was Ginni Rometty, and she is now the CEO of IBM.

Fast-forward to today and some quick facts: IBM is 40 years in the Tucson marketplace. They are an anchor tenant at the University of Arizona’s Tech Park (IBM used to own the property and sold it to UA in 1994).

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Greater Tucson Leadership Honors 3 Community Leaders

October 25, 2017

Arizona Daily Star


Greater Tucson Leadership has revealed its picks for the 2017 Tucson Man and Woman of the Year as well as the winner of the Founders Award.

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