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Association of University Research Parks Honors Emagine Solutions Technology with Innovation Award

November 18, 2019

The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) honored Emagine Solutions Technology, a startup company at the University of Arizona Center for Innovation, the business incubator housed at the University of Arizona Tech Park, with the Innovation Award at the AURP 2019 International Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on November 6.

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Innovative Greywater Purification Tech Startup Company Joins the University of Arizona Center for Innovation

November 14, 2019

The University of Arizona (UA) Center for Innovation is pleased to welcome its newest startup, Graytec USA, whose internationally patent-pending, circular, closed-loop system collects greywater from showers, bathtubs and bathroom sinks, and then purifies that water to potable quality (on-site) before recirculating that water into those same showers, bathtubs and bathroom sinks for direct reuse.

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Tucson Earns its Reputation as Emerging Tech Heavyweight

November 15, 2019

By Gov. Doug Ducey Special to the Arizona Daily Star

As recently as a few years ago, if you were reading headlines that boasted of new technologies, startups or tech job growth, chances were that a traditional coastal enclave like San Francisco, Seattle or Boston could take credit.

Fast-forward to 2019, and things have changed. While the old guard still remains, there’s another name to add to the top of our nation’s list of the most exciting places for technology and innovation — none other than Tucson, Arizona.

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Tucson Tech: UA Incubator Hosts Foreign Entrepreneurs

October 24, 2019

Arizona Daily Star, written by David Wichner

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation is hosting four international startup company founders as part of a U.S. State Department program to help young tech entrepreneurs develop solutions to local problems.

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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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