Arizona bioscience job growth beats U.S.
2/7/2013 | Arizona Daily Star | David Wichner
Arizona’s biosciences sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the decade ending in 2011, a new report shows.
Barrett-Jackson auction, raffle net $129,000 for TGen research
2/6/2013 | AZ Business Magazine | Mike Gossie
The sale of a 2008 Shelby GT Barrett-Jackson Edition (Lot #3009) and the raffle of a 40th Anniversary Corvette generated $129,000 for cancer research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) during Scottsdale’s 42nd Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction.
Arizona bioscience jobs grew 45 percent
2/5/2013 | Arizona Republic | Ken Alltucker
In the decade after Arizona embarked on a push to grow the biosciences, employment in the industry surged 45 percent despite recent challenges in raising venture-capital financing and securing federal research grants, a report shows.
Arizona bioscience sector adding jobs at four times the national rate
2/5/2013 | Phoenix Business Journal | Angela Gonzales
Despite a drop in venture capital funding, Arizona’s bioscience sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the past decade, according to a 10-year analysis commissioned by the Flinn Foundation.
ASU non-profit group helps boost innovation
2/5/2013 | Arizona Republic | J. Craig Anderson
Arizona Technology Enterprises, the independently operated non-profit organization established in 2003 to bring Arizona State University-developed inventions to market, had a banner year in 2012, according to the university’s most recent annual report.
Continuing search for investment dollars a way of life for medical inventors
2/1/2013 | Phoenix Business Journal | Debra Gelbart
Finding and securing funding for new medical device development is challenging anywhere, but it’s especially tough in Arizona where deals are few and far between.
Arizona Technology & Innovation: SciTech Festival
1/30/2013 | KAET-8 | Arizona Horizon
Arizona is hosting a statewide celebration of science, technology and engineering. Jeremy Babendure, executive director of the Arizona SciTech Festival, outlines what to expect.
Obama to honor LASIK inventor
1/30/2013 | Arizona Republic | Ryan Randazzo
The inventor of LASIK surgery and faculty member at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Gholam Peyman, was honored at the White House Feb. 1 by President Barack Obama along with 10 other inventors receiving the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.