The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant valued at over $1 million to the Institute for Learning Innovation (ILI), in partnership with SciTech Institute and the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC). The grant will be used to foster engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning and social interaction for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Arizona has a long history of innovation and entrepreneurship that has helped us grow from a Western outpost into a robust and thriving economy. While Covid has obviously had an impact, we are well-positioned for a strong recovery, in part because of the strength of Arizona’s clean energy, technology and innovation sectors. As we focus on our economic recovery efforts, it is essential that we identify and implement opportunities to support these sectors, which continue to diversify our state’s overall economy.
Longtime Tucson laser and directed-energy technology developer Applied Energetics Inc. is relocating its corporate headquarters to the University of Arizona Tech Park on South Rita Road.
The company said the move, expected to take place over the next two months, will support future growth with greater capacity for research, product development and production.
Despite the economic downturn triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, Arizona’s economy has forged ahead of the pack nationally and remains on track to recover and grow faster than average as the pandemic subsides. And much of that optimism stems from the rise of fast-growth Arizona firms.
Intel today announced a substantial expansion of its Arizona-based manufacturing capacity with a $20 billion investment – the largest private sector investment in state history. The expansion will see the construction of two new semiconductor fabrication facilities, or fabs, which will produce advanced semiconductor chips used in modern electronics.
Idemia will use one of its smartphone-based products to digitize driver’s license and other state-issued identification cards of Arizona residents.
The company said Thursday its Mobile ID technology is designed to enable users to store a digital version of these IDs in a smartphone application.
On the internet you can find delightful things such as new recipes and videos of kittens or much seedier content you wouldn’t want to view on a company machine.
Cyber Dive is a tool for parents looking to keep an eye on their children as they traverse this wide array of content available on the internet. Specifically, it’s an app that links to SnapChat, Google, TikTok, Instagram, YouTube and other social media accounts and provides parents with information about what their child does while online.
A year ago this month, our worlds changed. Kids and co-workers got sent home for months, and some never went back. Arizona’s Family is trying to spotlight the silver linings of how our lives changed over the last year for the better.
While a lot of people took up new crafts during the pandemic, others went all-in on their hobbies and passions, turning their side hustle into a startup.
In the past five years the state of Arizona has become the world leader in autonomous vehicle (AV) technology, home to one of the most significant leaps forward in innovation. Arizonans embraced AV technology from the very start, and they’ve witnessed firsthand the millions of miles of advancement that have been made on their roads, including the first fully autonomous ride hail service available to the public.