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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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

IMERSHEN

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation provides valuable guidance and support that is helping us begin customer segment identification and validation. The startup incubation program provided by the University of Arizona Center for Innovation is an excellent opportunity to start your technology company on the right footing before launching into the unknown.

- Dave Cornelius, DM., Founder

TheraCea

UACI is providing fabulous support to startup companies by connecting them to the resources of the University of Arizona and the Tucson Community. The new facility in Oro Valley is located in an area where some of the most valuable bioindustry leaders in the State of Arizona are located, which provides the companies the opportunity to connect to those businesses for a successful launch and expansion. TheraCea team is very excited to be able to use the laboratory and office space to advance their technical work, business mentorship and commercialization programs to move the company to the market.

- Iman Daryaei, Chief Executive Officer