The University of Arizona Center for Innovation

November 2022 TREND Report Page 30

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is a leader in the entrepreneurial ecosystem and has long served the region’s strong and vibrant community of innovators. UACI startup incubator network serves startups both in-person and virtually and has locations across the Southern Arizona region. UACI offers two web lab locations for startups in life science, one at the UA Tech Park off Rita Road and I-10 and has another bioscience focused incubator in Oro Valley. UACI outposts in rural communities have been established in the Town of Sahuarita, Sierra Vista and Vail incubation services and enhance the regional economic activities. The UACI at Biosphere 2 is the most unique outpost with a focus on renewable energy technologies. UACI at the Biosphere 2 provides a unique large-scale experimental apparatus housing seven model ecosystems providing multidisciplinary scientists and sustainable tech startups the ability to test and demonstrate new inventions.

Read the full article and UACI startup highlights in the November 2022 TREND Report.