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University of Arizona Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Tech Park at The Bridges

February 18, 2020

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new UA Tech Park at The Bridges, which is a 65-acre community of innovation within a larger 350-acre master-planned, mixed-use development project just north of Interstate-10, bordered by Kino Parkway to the east, 36th Street to the north and the Union Pacific Railroad line to the west. 

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Financial Institution Data Management Startup Joins the University of Arizona Center for Innovation

January 13, 2020

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation is pleased to announce its newest startup, Clear Core, which gives financial institutions access, clarity, and insight into their data to better serve their members, strengthen their communities, and reach their strategic goals.

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UA to Break Ground on First Tech-Focused Building at South-Side Tech Park

February 19, 2020

David Wichner,

More than a decade after dirt was first turned at the University of Arizona’s second technology business park on Tucson’s south side, officials will break ground on the first tech-oriented building there — a new a hub for UA-related tech development.

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UA Alum's Startup Aims to Supply Engines that put Rotorcraft into the Skies

January 13, 2020

David Wichner,

While industry giants like Boeing, Airbus and Uber are working to make personal electric-powered rotorcraft fly for the masses, University of Arizona alumnus Phillip Greenberg hopes his startup company’s performance-boosting technology will ride aboard.

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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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