Other Resources for Business
- Arizona Center for Innovation (AzCI)
- The University of Arizona Science and Technology Park
- Arizona Bioscience Park
- UA Foundation
- UA Athletics
- UA Alumni Association
- BIO5 Institute
- Other Shared Use Facilities at the UA
Other Resources for Business
The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship
A consistently top-ranked program, the McGuire Center is committed to enabling and advancing entrepreneurial goals of all university populations, and to advancing the understanding of the influence and role of entrepreneurship in both the business and academic communities.
Arizona Center for Innovation (AzCI)
The Arizona Center for Innovation (AzCI) is a business incubator designed to meet the dynamic needs of developing technology companies. Focusing on core technologies developed at the University of Arizona, the Center promotes the growth of start-up and emerging companies.
AzCI's interventionist model ensures that companies receive practical, hands-on assistance early in the innovation process- beginning in the research phase, and continuing through product development to commercialization. This structured approach helps companies to bridge the gaps between discovery and commercialization dramatically increasing the likelihood of success.
The Arizona Center for Innovation helps technology companies transform ideas into products - products into commercial success -through an exceptional and comprehensive package of services.
The University of Arizona provides exceptional business and economic development resources that promote local, state and regional growth and facilitate the creation of international economic partnerships. Our expertise in research, global business development and entrepreneurship has led to many significant partnerships that extend far beyond the lab.
The University of Arizona Science and Technology Park
As one of the nation's premier research and development facilities,the UA Science and Technology Park is a unique environment dedicated to the transfer of technology from the laboratory to the marketplace, and home to several high technology companies, including Fortune 500 companies IBM, Raytheon, General Dynamics, Canon USA and Citigroup, as well as several emerging technology companies including NP Photonics, Modavox, and DILAS Diode Laser.
The Park contains a sophisticated infrastructure system that includes: steam, de-ionized water, chilled water and compressed air plus its own water treatment plant and a central utility plant that distributes all utilities to tenants on-site. Other services include on-site EMT and Fire Rescue services, 24/7 security, a full-service cafeteria and catering, Starbucks and an outdoor recreational center
Arizona Bioscience Park
The University’s new biosciences park will provide a separate facility designed especially for companies working in biosciences, biotechnology, life sciences and pharmaceuticals. Its sophisticated, high technology biosciences facilities will be integrated into a multi-use development, including a hotel and conference center, retail and residential development.
Recognizing the need for close collaborations with industry, several colleges at The University of Arizona offer special membership programs.
- College of Optical Sciences Industrial Affiliates Program
- College of Science Galileo Circle
- The da Vinci Circle
The University of Arizona Foundation’s Office of Corporate Relations develops and manages mutually beneficial philanthropic relationships among businesses, industry and The University of Arizona.
The University of Arizona's athletic excellence is rooted in a strong foundation of Wildcat heritage and history that dates back to the early 1900s.
UA Alumni Association
The 225,000 former students of the University of Arizona live throughout the 50 states and in more than 150 countries participate in sponsored activities such as alumni clubs, college councils, and special interest groups in the United States and abroad.
The University of Arizona provides facilities that are created and managed by UA faculty and staff to meet the collective needs of our research community.
The core facilities housed in BIO5's new hub provide critical technical support for UA researchers, as well as academic and industry investigators from around the world.
Core facilities housed in the BIO5 research facility include:
- BIO5 Media Facility
- Infectious Diseases
- Ligand Discovery
- Mouse Models
Other Shared Use Facilities at the UA