Tech Parks Arizona is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members to the Campus Research Corporation (CRC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established to operate the University of Arizona Tech Park (UA Tech Park), The UA Tech Park at The Bridges and the UA Center for Innovation startup incubator. The board of directors support Tech Parks Arizona in creating long-term sustainability and meaningful impact in the community, region and state.

Each new board member brings a unique business-savvy perspective and high-level of expertise to the governance that will enhance the long-term vision for Tech Parks Arizona. The well-connected business champions have exceptional national and international networks that will be key in supporting the attraction of new investment into the region and advancing economic impact in the community.


Applied Energetics Expands HQ at the UA Tech Park

KOLD recently featured Applied Energetics’ headquarters expansion at the UA Tech Park. The news story goes inside the lab to talk with CEO Dr. Gregory Quarles where he explains the need for more space to accommodate personnel, and the expansion for current and future projects. 


Tucson Tech: CSI Opens at the UA Tech Park

Dave Wichner at the Arizona Daily Star interviewed leadership at Critical Systems, Inc. (CSI) to discuss the company, the move to the UA Tech Park in Tucson, AZ and plans for growing their team. “The UA Tech Park was always our top choice when looking to expand,” said Troy Reese, general manager at CSI. “We’re excited to see just how far we can push the industry forward in the coming years.” Ted Jones, founder and president of CSI, shared “I would expect the hiring is going to be pretty significant in Tucson — I think we’re going to grow quite a bit,” and noted that the company plans to hire most of its staff locally. 


UACI BizTucson Special Section

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is proud to celebrate two decades of fueling the startup ecosystem in Arizona! To mark this significant milestone, UACI partnered with BizTucson, resulting in the development of a special section that shares stories highlighting the leadership, startups, outposts and programming that has built a thriving Tucson entrepreneurial ecosystem. With a focus on providing resources, mentorship, and a supportive community, UACI has become a hub for aspiring entrepreneurs to transform their ideas into successful businesses. 


Tech Parks Arizona Promotes Team Members

Tech Parks Arizona is pleased to announce the internal promotion of two team members. Casey Carrillo will serve as the Director of Strategic Partnerships for the University of Arizona Center for Innovation and Jessa Turner has been promoted to Associate Vice President, Marketing & Communications for Tech Parks Arizona. Carrillo and Turner are part of an extraordinary team which includes 16 people that have a combined 165 years of experience supporting university-based economic development activities by building areas of innovation and fostering tech collaborations with industry, government and university.


People of the Park:

Luis Greer

Meet Luis Greer, Instructional Designer at Ascensus! In his role, Luis collaborates with teams to create engaging on-demand eLearning, virtual instructor-led & blended training content. Luis is a first-gen college graduate and proud member of the LGBTQ+ & Hispanic heritage communities. In his free time, Luis is a self-proclaimed craft expert – designing costumes, making jewelry, baking and graphic design. If it's creative, Luis does it all! 


UA Tech Park HQ Moves

With the exciting expansion of Applied Energetics, the Tech Parks Arizona main offices have moved from the first floor of Building 9070 to the third floor. You will now find us at 9070 S. Rita Road, Suite 3500



"The overall atmosphere of innovation, along with the variety of companies, provide multiple opportunities for networking, growth, and recruiting. As a small company, the facilities available allow you to have the amenities of a larger company without the overhead."

- Brenda Holmes,

Vice President, Hardware Development & Operations

Doppler Systems



Building 9040

UA Tech Park at Rita Road

If you’re searching for ready, rentable multi-use space ideal for offices, prototyping, R&D and much more look no further than the UA Tech Park. Building 9040 is in the heart of the park, providing convenient access to amenities such as the event center and café. Offering up to 39,953 square feet of customizable space to fit your business needs, here you can unlock unparalleled convenience, flexibility and success! Located near the intersection of Rita Road and Insterstate-10, the UA Tech Park is a great location for those seeking efficient air and train logistics with the benefit of close proximity to major markets including California, Texas, the Mountain West and Mexico.



A Sanctuary for Stargazers

As the sun sets and the desert landscape transforms into a canvas of darkness, the stage is set for an unparalleled journey into the cosmos. Tucson is a city renowned as the "Astronomy Capital of the World". Its reputation is well-earned, as Tucson boasts the prestigious Kitt Peak National Observatory, a true marvel of human ingenuity. This observatory hosts an extraordinary collection of cutting-edge astronomical instruments, making it the largest and most diverse gathering of its kind on Earth. 

When night falls over Arizona, the stars begin to emerge one by one, and the true magic of the desert night takes center stage. The dry desert climate and minimal light pollution create an optimal environment for stargazing, revealing a night sky that seems to stretch endlessly. The Dark Sky Law in Arizona was passed to preserve and protect the natural darkness of the night sky by controlling outdoor lighting and reducing light pollution. This law reflects the state's commitment to promoting responsible lighting practices to benefit both astronomers and the environment.

Let the twinkling stars ignite your imagination and spark a sense of awe as you immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of Arizona's night skies. 


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