Biozona Weekly: Health care of the future; UA Tech Park; Students featured on show

November 29, 2012

By hammersmith

Biotech can boost Arizona
11/19/2012 | Sharon Harper (Plaza Companies) | Arizona Republic (Op-ed)

The goal is to help position the Valley as a whole and as a hub for biotechnology, innovation and research. And the work is already paying dividends. Arizona enjoys one of the fastest-growing biotechnology marketplaces in the country.

AZ Furnace selects 10 companies to commercialize products
11/19/2012 | Phoenix Business Journal | Patrick O’Grady

The AZ Furnace business accelerator selected 10 companies that will receive $25,000 in seed money with hopes they will commercialize ideas developed out of the state’s universities and health care system.

Health Care of the Future 
11/16/2012 | Phoenix Business Journal Special Section

The Phoenix Business Journal’s third annual Health Care of the Future special section looks at the Arizona medical device industry, a hospital room of the future and up-and-coming businesses.

Over 20 years, UA Tech Park has become important economic driver
11/16/2012 | Inside Tucson Business | Patrick McNamara

For nearly two decades, the University of Arizona’s Technology Park has been building a reputation as a top research and business incubation center, today boasting 53 tenants and 7,000 employees ranging from major national companies to startups.

Flagstaff justified in revving up science park accelerator (Opinion)
11/16/2012 | Daily Sun Editorial

Accepting a $4 million federal grant to keep 300 high-tech and science jobs in Flagstaff at an annual city operating subsidy of $170,000 is a win-win-win situation. When does the accelerator break ground?

Three local high schoolers to be featured on PBS’ ‘SciGirls’
11/15/2012 | Downtown Devil | Cydney McFarland

Three sophomores from Phoenix Bioscience High School are scheduled to be featured Nov. 30 in a bee-themed episode of PBS’ SciGirls, a show designed to spark young girls’ interest in math and science.