Innovation Zones

Arizona leaders launch new partnership aimed at boosting US semiconductor industry

The new program is called the National Semiconductor Economic Roadmap (NSER) and it is focused on improving American infrastructure and supply chains for the chipmaking space. Arizona State University is

ASU sports arena reaches construction milestone, on track for late 2022 opening

ASU’s hockey team is getting ready to move as progress continues on the construction of the $115 million multipart arena.

KORE Power, Zero Electric Vehicles enter battery development pact

KORE Power signed a battery development agreement with Zero Electric Vehicles. The two companies will work together to design and manufacture vehicle electrification solutions, specifically in thermal management, safety and pack configurability.

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Cigna Medical Group opens new health care center at SkySong in Scottsdale

Cigna Medical Group has opened the doors of a new health care center at SkySong in Scottsdale, allowing patients to access multiple services in one place.

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Nearly 300 companies eyeing metro Phoenix as future home, agency says

More than 270 companies from around the planet are looking to expand operations or relocate tot he Phoenix area.

ASU named most innovative university seven years running

For the seventh year in a row, the university is ranked No. 1 in innovation by U.S. News & World Report, a feat borne of a long history of creative reimagining.

Fusion on First, a combination high-rise residence hall and academic-entrepreneurship space, welcomed its first residents on Aug. 16. The first floor of the new building will offer some student amenities as well a makerspace. The second and third floors will feature academic space with fashion being prominent on the second floor and music programing on third. (Photo by Charlie Leight, ASU News)

‘Fueling the Economy’ will analyze Tempe’s growth and opportunities

As Arizona rebounds from the pandemic, its population is increasing, new projects are transforming the skyline, and travel and tourism are bouncing back.

Here’s how ASU Downtown Phoenix has transformed the city

The ASU Downtown Phoenix campus represents the best of what is possible when a city joins forces with an innovative university.

Engineering Dean Kyle Squires is appointed vice provost

Kyle Squires, dean of ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, has been appointed vice provost of engineering, computing and technology. The new position acknowledges Squires’ role in reshaping engineering

Thinkzilla expands to Scottsdale, Ariz. to support minority-owned businesses and entrepreneurs

Thinkzilla Consulting Group selects SkySong as they expand in the west because of the City of Scottsdale’s anti-discrimination ordinance and the unique opportunities an ASU Innovation Zone can offer.

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GoDaddy moving into new headquarters in this tech-rich portion of metro Phoenix

GoDaddy Inc. is in the final stages of moving into a new headquarters in Tempe, joining a growing mix of companies in the technology-rich southeast Valley.

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The Southwest Is America’s new factory hub. ‘Cranes Everywhere.’

Read how Phoenix, ASU, and the other Southwest States have played a role in generating 30% of U.S job growth and adding over 100,000 jobs.