Biozona Weekly: India trade mission; HealthTell funding; Flagstaff manufacturing

August 23, 2013

By hammersmith

Global Cancer Diagnostics a finalist in crowdfunding competition
8/21/13 | Phoenix Business Journal | Tim Gallen

Tempe’s Global Cancer Diagnostics, a medical laboratory that seeks to diagnose cancer at an early stage, is a finalist in the National Small Business Crowdfunding Contest for emerging small businesses.

Chandler’s HealthTell lands $4M in funding for diagnostic cancer tests
8/20/13 | Phoenix Business Journal | Hayley Ringle

HealthTell Inc., a Chandler-based biotech company that spun out from Arizona State University, has raised $4 million in new funding to help commercialize a new diagnostics test for lung, breast, prostate and colorectal cancers.

Gov. Jan Brewer to lead trade mission to India
8/19/13 | KTAR | Staff Report

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is leading a trade mission to India to highlight Arizona’s key industry sector strengths, including the biosciences, with hopes of attracting Indian companies looking to expand in the United States. 

Guest column: Manufacturing matters in Flagstaff
8/18/13 | Arizona Daily Sun | M. Carol Curtis, Russ Yelton, Julie Pastrick

The Coconino County Career Center, NACET, and the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to show that clean, innovative, and high-tech are indeed representative of a manufacturing career.

Innovation Challenge gearing up for fall
8/16/13 | Phoenix Business Journal | Hayley Ringle

The Arizona Commerce Authority has opened its fall 2013 Arizona Innovation Challenge, the fifth such contest seeking to find the best of the state’s technology companies.