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Tech commercialization at AZ universities: Bridges from bench to bedside

March 17, 2004

Universities traditionally maintain a stark legal and cultural separation from the business world. But such a separation can stand in the way of successfully commercializing research, a blow to both the economy and a region's capacity to attract high-tech businesses.…


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Publications debut on AZ bio, technology

March 16, 2004

New publications that spotlight Arizona's biotech and technology industries were introduced last week by Business Journal and Arizona Technology Council.


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IBSB: And then there were four

March 15, 2004

A University of Arizona program that seeks to increase collaboration among life sciences faculty and improve technology commercialization efforts has pared its list of possible directors to four.


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UK newspaper features AZ bio

March 15, 2004

Arizona bioscience efforts have been highlighted in the Scotland-based Sunday Herald. The article provides a brief overview of the past two years' efforts to transform Arizona into a bioscience and biotechnology hub, including the establishment of two keystone organizations, International…


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Agreement OK’d for multi-university bio campus

February 11, 2004

The three state universities will soon join the construction frenzy at the Phoenix Bioscience Center, as officials from the City of Phoenix sign an agreement with higher-education officials to designate space and existing buildings for use by the Arizona Biomedical…


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Napolitano embraces capital legislation at tech forum

February 11, 2004

Governor Napolitano rallied nearly 500 business and technology leaders at her annual tech forum, urging passage of three new bills and a constitutional amendment that would strengthen the state's high-tech infrastructure.


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Bioscience VC plans move to Scottsdale

February 09, 2004

Due to uncertainties that have arisen since its publication, this story has been removed from the Flinn Foundation Web site.


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