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UA's Arizona Center for Innovation holds 1st Investor Showcase

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[Source: La Monica Everett-Haynes, University of Arizona Communications] - They want to make cancer detection easier and quicker, solar energy technology less expensive and toys for children and youth with disabilities easier to attain.

A dozen people presented ideas for new start-up companies and high-tech innovations to southern Arizona investors on Thursday as part of Arizona Center for Innovation's inaugural Investor Showcase at The University of Arizona.

The invitation-only event was meant to showcase the research-to-market potential of innovations developed both by UA researchers and others in southern Arizona and allow the creators to make the pitch to local investors who have the financial means to help move their creations to market or advance their research and reach.

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