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Flinn Foundation adds two Phoenix business leaders to its board of directors

PHOENIX—Arizona business leaders Chris Camacho and Adam Goodman—the heads of Greater Phoenix Economic Council and Goodmans, respectively—have been elected to the Flinn Foundation board of directors. Camacho, an advocate for the biosciences, other innovation industries, and the arts has served as president and CEO of the economic development organization for nearly a decade–an era of […]

Flinn Foundation funds Arizona research teams to drive discoveries into clinical settings

PHOENIX—Ten research teams from three Arizona institutions have been awarded $100,000 each from the Flinn Foundation Seed Grants to Promote Translational Research Program to help turn their findings into viable treatments and diagnostics.

Seeding innovation: 12 Flinn Foundation grantees to tackle clinical needs 

PHOENIX—Imagine a bioactive dressing to help diabetic wounds heal faster, or a wearable device to catch septic shock before severe symptoms emerge, or a new therapeutic that prevents addiction in patients managing chronic pain with opioids.  These are three of a dozen new diagnostics, treatments, and products that teams of Arizona scientists and clinicians will […]

Arizona Center for Civic Leadership announces 2023 class of Flinn-Brown Fellows

Flinn Foundation program selects 28 Fellows for their interest to engage actively in civic life PHOENIX—The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation has selected 28 leaders from across the state as the 15th cohort of Flinn-Brown Fellows. Each brings diverse career and political experiences, policy interests, and perspectives to Arizona’s most prestigious leadership […]

On the rise in 2023: Six Arizona bioscience startups

Phoenix area, Tucson companies selected for Flinn Foundation program PHOENIX—The Arizona bioscience startups representing the 10th cohort of the Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program are developing innovative products and devices to better treat cancer, improve mental health, provide long-lasting refrigeration of blood and medicine, and more efficiently and safely move patients. The six early-stage firms […]

Arizona Center for Civic Leadership chooses statewide leaders for Flinn-Brown Fellowship

PHOENIX—The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation has selected the 2022 Flinn-Brown Fellows, 27 leaders who will participate in Arizona’s most prestigious leadership program on state policy and politics. Members of the 14th cohort of Flinn-Brown Fellows, bringing together diverse political perspectives, experience, and policy interests, currently serve in the private and […]

Top Arizona students chosen for state’s most competitive and prestigious scholarship

Twenty Flinn Scholars to attend an Arizona university PHOENIX—The 2022 Flinn Scholarship, which provides a full ride for college at one of Arizona’s public universities, has been awarded to 20 of Arizona’s highest-achieving students. The Flinn Scholars Program, supported by the Phoenix-based Flinn Foundation in partnership with Arizona’s three state universities, covers the cost of […]
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