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The University of Arizona Center for Innovation Earns Soft Landing Designation To Serve International Companies

October 13, 2020

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce that it has received the Soft Landing designation from the International Business Innovation Association.

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UArizona Chief Budget Officer Joins Tech Parks Arizona Governance

October 09, 2020

Tech Parks Arizona is pleased to announce that Garth Perry has been appointed to the board of directors which oversees Tech Parks Arizona.  

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UA Center for Innovation and BIOSA collaborate on new competition for startups

October 14, 2020

Quinn McVeigh

Tucson Local Media

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation, the University’s business startup service that mentors those involved in science and technology ventures, will be launching a new center in Oro Valley later this fall: the UA Center for Innovation at Oro Valley. 

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How Will Tech Parks Offer Creative Collisions Post COVID-19?

October 12, 2020 Article

By: Logan Nagel

As we race to inoculate our offices and tech parks against the business impacts of COVID-19, it’s critical to keep that unique, spontaneous element of collaboration alive.

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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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