May 29, 2015

Innovation / Entrepreneurship

Includes articles related to innovation and entrepreneurship at ASU.

University | Innovation / Entrepreneurship | News coverage:  ASU program featured in report on tech transfer

Arizona State University's Furnace Accelerator program was featured in the the Dec. 18 issue of The Wall Street Journal, which highlights innovative national efforts to make university tech transfer more relevant.


ASU tech transfer group achieves high rankings in national survey

Arizona Technology Enterprises is in the top ten among a high-research peer group for inventions, startups and licenses.


Grad student's research helps save lives through social media

ASU graduate research associate Jordan Bates is working with an interdisciplinary team using Twitter feeds to intervene on behalf of suicidal individuals.


Blending innovation, cultural riches to develop a new university

Ideas and methods of designing universities implemented at Arizona State University were prominently featured at a symposium held at the Technical University of Ambato, Ecuador.


ASU entrepreneurs launch sustainable ceramic coating venture

Chemistry and art may seem like an unlikely intersection from which to launch a business, but for two Arizona State University entrepreneurs, it's the perfect place.


Venture capital fund invests in ASU startups to stimulate Arizona economy

Fund powered by $1 million grant from Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority targets ASU-linked startups seeking early-stage manufacturing support.


ASU faculty, staff encouraged to apply for 2015 President's Awards

University teams working on projects that advance ASU’s goals and aspirations to create dramatic, positive change should submit their projects to be considered for one of the 2015 President’s Awards.


Innovation / Entrepreneurship | News coverage:  Ariz. entrepreneurial group selects ASU startups for fast pitch event

Three startup companies with origins at Arizona State University have been selected by TiE Arizona to pitch their business to a panel of judges at the upcoming Rapid Fire Pitch event.


Why sci-fi is important to innovation

Ed Finn, founding director of ASU's Center for Science and the Imagination, talks about why science fiction is important to innovation, and how storytelling leads to grand ambition and thinking.


ASU engineer receives humanitarian award for GlobalResolve leadership

ASU engineering professor Mark Henderson is honored with a humanitarian award for leading a program enabling students and faculty to aid communities in developing countries.

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