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U.S. Economic Development Administration Awards $400,000 from the Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) Program

August 02, 2022

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded $400,000 as part of the CARES Act to complete a feasibility study of the 2,100-acre Maricopa Agricultural Center (MAC) site.

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A Walk in the Park

July 26, 2022

Jessa B. Turner

TREND Report

Here at Tech Parks Arizona, a walk in the park, is more than a leisurely stroll. We move at the speed of business.

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U of A to Test Balloon-Based Space Tech on Tucson's South Side

May 31, 2022

David Wichner 

Aviation Pros

The University of Arizona is taking its balloon-based space research to the next level, with a new lab sprouting up at the UA Tech Park at The Bridges on Tucson's south side.

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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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