News and Updates

Phoenix pursuing hospital for downtown bioscience campus

August 17, 2004

In the wake of last week's announcement of a joint ASU/UA biomedical campus in downtown Phoenix, city leaders wasted no time in pursuing their next major goal of adding a hospital to downtown's growing biosciences center.


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Tucson welcomes new nanotube manufacturer

July 28, 2004

Tucson welcomed another technology startup to its growing high-tech industry this month when Tailored Materials Corp., a manufacturer of carbon-based elements called "nanotubes," announced it had raised $2 million in private equity to finance the initial phases of commercializing and…


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UA Health Sciences Center appoints Greater Phoenix board

July 19, 2004

Looking ahead toward a greater presence in the Phoenix area, the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center has appointed a 16-member board to oversee its Greater Phoenix operations.


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UA tech park proposes to triple its size

July 14, 2004

The University of Arizona has drawn up preliminary plans to triple the size of its Science and Technology Park over the next decade to 6 million square feet, including a complex of wet-labs and high-tech office space.


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ASU to offer nation’s first master’s in biotech, genomics law

July 13, 2004

Arizona State University will continue to break ground in the state's growing bioscience industry by offering a new master's degree in biotechnology and genomics law next year, the first of its kind in the nation.


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Phoenix Mayor wants to create knowledge nest-egg for Valley

July 13, 2004

Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon is looking to pool resources into a fund that could help the Valley in its quest for a new knowledge-based economy.


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Arizona presence expands at BIO 2004

June 15, 2004

A no-show at the world's largest biotechnology trade show just three years ago, Arizona continues to expand its presence at the annual BIO convention. Last week a delegation of 60 traveled to San Francisco for the four-day event, and the…


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