UACI 20th Year Anniversary

Twenty years ago, Tech Parks Arizona took a bold step in building an incubator to support startups in Southern Arizona, establishing the University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI). Tech Parks Arizona has utilized its network and facilities to provide an effective support mechanism for new entrepreneurial activities that advance technology innovation locally and globally.

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Connecting entrepreneurs with the people, programming and places they need to move ideas from concept to market.

You will have the advantage of hands-on support from people who have a track record of success. We support early-stage technology companies at any stage of development.
 
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You will work side by side with other technology entrepreneurs in a fast-moving, collaborative and creative environment. You will have the advantage of hands-on support from people who have a track record of success.

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UACI's Entrepreneurial Experience

For entrepreneurs, taking a great idea or invention from concept to market can feel overwhelming. Success requires the right guidance, equipment and support; and there are several pathways forward. Business incubators can provide the necessary support to foster innovation and the University of Arizona Center for Innovation is Arizona's leading incubator with nearly two decades of successful outcomes.

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We support early-stage technology companies at any stage of development. Companies that gain the most benefit from our program are generally in the start-up or emerging phase of their business development.
We are proud to work with several promising technology companies, including:
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SGNT

Team SGNT is honored to make the University of Arizona Center for Innovation our new home. The breadth of facilities and services that are offered fall right in line with our company’s current goals and needs. As a startup, having access to all that the University of Arizona has to offer gives us a better spring board to our future success. We greatly appreciate the help and dedication to our success that we have received from the entire team at the University of Arizona Center for Innovation.

- Emil Tremblay, CEO & Co-founder

Valley Fever Solutions

UACI is the heart of innovation in Tucson. We have had a close affinity with UACI for more than a decade, we are thrilled to be part of the incubator with all of its resources, advisors, fellow entrepreneurs, and lab facilities for us to grow into.

- David Larwood, CEO

Emagine Solutions Technology

Both the University of Arizona Center for Innovation and UA Tech Park have assisted in moving our company forward by providing access to experts in the field, including mentors and business experts that have helped us understand how to overcome obstacles as entrepreneurs and to be able to push our ideas and innovations forward into the marketplace.

- Courtney Williams, CEO & Co-founder