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ASU surpasses Harvard, John Hopkins, Duke on Milken Institute list for commercializing research

Arizona State University has catapulted to No. 21 in the new Milken Institutetech transfer rankings — proving ASU is doing more with less state funding.

E+I Kauffman Inclusion Awardees named

Through support from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, ASU Entrepreneurship + Innovation has funded ten programs that aim to advance minority entrepreneurs.

ASU engineering leaders talk innovation, industry partnerships and entrepreneurship

Through industry partnerships, a big push for entrepreneurship and innovations galore, Arizona State University’s engineering school is teaching everything from big data and understanding how the brain works, to robotics and solar research.


ASU venture Swift Coat wins big at Rice Business Plan Competition

ASU Now | April 21, 2017

The brainchild of electrical engineering Assistant Professor Zachary Holman and graduate research associate Peter Firth, Swift Coat takes its name from proprietary deposition technology, which is capable of coating any surface with nanoparticles of varying compositions and sizes. The technology, which has applications in a range of industries, was developed through photovoltaic research in Holman’s lab.

ASU Pave Symposium to focus on entrepreneurship in the community

ASU Now | April 17, 2017

“One of the goals of the symposium is to get students, professors, artists, business leaders and the arts policy community together in one room and start talking about how arts entrepreneurs engage in and with communities,” said Linda Essig, director of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Programs in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.

ASU-led team advances in SpaceX Hyperloop competition

Phoenix Business Journal | April 10, 2017

An Arizona State University-led team has advanced in SpaceX’s worldwide Hyperloop pod competition to bring high-speed mass transportation closer to reality.

The 100-plus Arizona student team AZLoop recently learned their pod design was one of 24 finalists in a field of about 1,300 teams.