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Precision medicine collaborations to continue through Flinn seed-grants program

By Brian Powell Flinn Foundation Seven research partnerships between Arizona biomedical scientists and clinicians are being funded through a Flinn Foundation program to advance the state’s growing niche in precision medicine. The research projects are being supported through awards totaling $1 million under the Foundation’s Seed Grants to Promote Translational Research in Precision Medicine Initiative, […]

Arizona's Bioscience Roadmap Progress


Tax credit for angel investments fuels bioscience startups

A tax credit approved by the Arizona Legislature to incentivize investment in early-stage bioscience and technology companies has proven to be a popular tool among local funders. The impact of the Angel Investor Tax Credit program has been millions of dollars invested in Arizona startup companies, resulting in business and job growth and more than […]


Arizona universities use TRIF money to expand research, build facilities, launch startups

The Technology and Research Initiative Fund makes up a small percentage of a proposition approved by Arizona voters nearly 20 years ago to benefit the state’s education system. Yet the fund has been critical for Arizona’s three public universities in allowing them to build new cutting-edge research facilities and attract world-renowned scientists to the state, […]

Civic Leadership

Marie Raymond uses early-education expertise in Tempe public service

By Brian Powell Flinn Foundation The success of young children has been a passion for Marie Raymond through a career that has taken her from the Rhode Island Philharmonic to the cities of Scottsdale, Mesa, and Tempe. Raymond, a Flinn-Brown Fellow, oversees education and senior services for the city of Tempe as human services manager […]