Arizona’s MedTech Sector Makes Big Impact On Bioscience Roadmap

Via Arizona’s technology community and the Bioscience Roadmap have become driving forces behind the economic success of our state. The industry plays a significant role in almost every sector of the business landscape and the work of its leaders is putting our state on the map as a nationwide contender. Two industries in which technology and innovation are critical to saving lives are healthcare and bioscience. Our medical technology

Via Entrepreneurs create companies that can create jobs or even change the world. But to do any of that, first, they need capital — money to get them started. That often happens when so-called angel investors decide to take a chance on a budding company. And, now, in Arizona, those angel investors have a little more incentive to do that. Gov. Doug Ducey recently signed into a law a

Greensmith, E.On, Tucson Electric Power Complete Energy Storage Project

Via Energy storage software and services company Greensmith Energy, E.On Climate and Renewables, and Tucson Electric Power inaugurated the Iron Horse Battery Energy Storage Project. The 10 MW / 2.5 MWh energy storage system at the University of Arizona Science and Technology Park will provide frequency response and voltage control. The project illustrates the growing trend of programmable battery storage replacing fossil generation as the least-cost solution for grid

Copper State Communications Celebrates 35 Years as a Leader in Arizona Technology Industry

Via Copper State Communications, the only technology services provider to offer a full suite of solutions to Arizona’s SMBs and enterprises, celebrates its 35th year doing business on May 16, 2017. The company’s decades of serving businesses both big and small around the state — supplying phone systems, cabling, voice, data, cloud, and managed services — have bolstered its commitment to its customers and to leading Arizona’s tech scene.

Via T-Mobile is insistent on launching new cells across the nation this year to take advantage of its impressive 600MHz spectrum haul. Television broadcasters, though, have been insistent on working on a 39-month timeline for frequency switching, vacation and repacking. So, how is the Un-carrier to move on 600MHz? CTO Neville Ray told investors at the company’s earnings call that he expects some station owners to exit their air

Google Self-drving care to be tested in Phoenix

  Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo, the company created to commercialize Google’s self-driving car research, is starting its first public test of the futuristic technology with a large-scale program in Phoenix, Arizona, that will eventually have hundreds of residents integrating robotic vehicles into their daily routines. Waymo, formed in December, has run a stealth program for two months in Arizona that let locals try out a small test fleet of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Via JDA Software Group, Inc. has been selected by General Dynamics Information Technology, as part of a government supply chain operation technology upgrade. JDA’s warehouse management solutions will replace a legacy system, and help provide world-class logistics support services that enhance mission success, real-time decision making and strategic planning. “JDA is a fundamental component of our technology upgrade, and one that allows us to combine both commercial and government

Via Arizona is getting another publicly traded company. Benchmark Electronics Inc. (NYSE: BHE) is moving its headquarters from Texas to Arizona. The integrated electronics manufacturing company already has a division in Tempe, but company officials haven’t determined exactly which city will be their new home. That announcement won’t be made until May, when the company plans to move here, creating more than 500 jobs here over the next five

AT&T Invested $575M In Arizona's Networks Over Last Three Years

Via Between 2014 and 2016, AT&T expanded its wireless and wired network coverage across Arizona through a nearly $575 million investment, according to an announcement released on Tuesday. The investment over the past few years is just the tip of the iceberg. AT&T plans to continue more investment into Arizona as the company plans to prepare network upgrades for 5G technology in the coming years. Through AT&T’s $575 million

Park Electrochemical To Shift California Manufacturing To Arizona

Via Park Electrochemical Corp. will cease most manufacturing operations at its Nelco Products Inc. unit in Fullerton, California, the Melville company announced Tuesday. Park, which makes printed circuit materials used in telecommunications infrastructure and composite materials used in aerospace, will transfer most operations of the Fullerton plant to its Neltec Inc. unit in Tempe, Arizona, over four to six months, the company said in a news release. The company