Commercialization

UA President Robert C. Robbins delivers remarks at the University of Arizona Center for Innovation at Oro Valley groundbreaking ceremony. (Photo: Andy Ober/UANews)
Sept. 13, 2019
Thanks to years of work from community, industry and University of Arizona leaders, a biotech incubator in Oro Valley will soon be a reality. The University of Arizona Center for Innovation at Oro Valley will give biotech startups access to lab space, industry expertise and business coaching.
Co-inventor Colleen Janczak uses a fluorescent light to illuminate the new nanomaterials. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Aug. 29, 2019
UA inventions from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and BIO5 are allowing for a deeper understanding of complex biological processes and opening possibilities for more precise disease diagnosis and treatment.
Commercialization Network Manager Eric Smith addresses a gathering of students for I-Corps, one of TLA's programs to prepare startup teams for success. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
July 29, 2019
The inventions, patents, licenses and startups that originate at the UA represent the ultimate bridge to creating real-world impact from the work of people throughout the UA community.
A traditional phoropter.
July 24, 2019
Using phoropter technology developed at the UA James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences, startup iCrx aims to shorten and ease visits to the eye doctor.
July 24, 2019
In 2014, UA professor Bill McCallum started a company to transform mathematics education. Today, more than 2,000 teachers use Illustrative Mathematics products.
An environmentally safe biocompatible polymer blend that can be mixed with water and applied with existing equipment provides a new option for dust control.
June 13, 2019
Using technology developed at the UA, startup Clean Earth Tech plans to provide a novel solution to a common problem in arid climates – air pollution caused by dry air and blowing dust.
From left: Doctoral student Joshua Olsen, postdoctoral researcher Veyesi Demir, and professor and inventor Nasser Peyghambarian. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
April 25, 2019
EARDG Photonics Inc. has adopted technologies invented at the UA College of Optical Sciences that represent a leap forward in augmented reality display glasses using 3D holographic video.
From left: Visiting scholar Qi Wei, research technician Aishwarya Rao, associate professor Sadhana Ravishankar and UA President Robert C. Robbins. (Photo: Tech Launch Arizona)
April 4, 2019
On April 1, Tech Launch Arizona hosted its sixth annual I-Squared Awards and Expo to recognize the greatest contributors to the local ecosystem of invention and commercialization from both inside and outside the university.