Innovation Archive

Tech Park Hires WER Architects to Design Second Phase

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/20/2017 01:10 pm

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board chooses WER Architects/Planners of Little Rock to design the second phase of its $100 million, six-phase project.

Tech Park Hears From Firms Competing to Design Phase 2

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/14/2017 08:37 am

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board hears from three architectural firms vying to design the second phase of the $100 million, six-phase project.

'Roboglasses' for the Blind Get Boost From Grant

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Fauxsee Innovations of Magnolia has landed a one-year, $226,000 grant from the National Eye Institute to continue developing its first product, Roboglasses.

First Orion to Move Headquarters to North Little Rock

by Lance Turner 11/13/2017 12:06 pm

First Orion of Little Rock says it will move into a new, six-story office building on Main Street in the Argenta Historic District of North Little Rock.

Retired IBM Executive Joins Ecoark's Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 09:23 am

Ecoark Holdings Inc., which is set to be renamed Zest Technologies Inc., announced Wednesday that former IBM executive Michael Green has joined the company's board of directors.

Acxiom Reports 2Q Loss of $3.3M, Revenue Up 4 Percent

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/1/2017 03:23 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Conway reports a second-quarter loss of $3.3 million, down from a profit of $7.1 million in the same quarter a year ago.

UAMS Scientist Gets $1.8M NIH Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/24/2017 10:08 am

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences scientist Dr. Daohong Zhou has received his third concurrent R01-type Research Project Grant by the National Institutes of Health.

At Forum, A-State Will Focus on Education Innovation

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/18/2017 01:50 pm

Arkansas State University will hold a "Forum for Innovation" on Thursday at the Fowler Center.

Springdale Company Awarded $25K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 02:27 pm

Vet Veggies of Springdale recently received one of three $25,000 grants awarded by Bob Evans Farms of New Albany, Ohio, through its inaugural Heroes to CEOs contest.

Arkansas Banks Sub ITMs for Tellers to Gain Competitive Edge

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Several Arkansas banks are using interactive teller machines to offer extended hours and better service to their customers, grow their deposits and gain a competitive edge, especially in new markets.

Jason Huselton Joins UCA's Makerspace (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Jason Huselton has joined Makerspace, powered by the Conductor at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway in the role of master maker.

New Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine a High-Tech Wonder

by Marty Cook 10/2/2017 12:00 am

Kyle Parker has brought his faith in the benefits of technology to his latest project: the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, the medical school that opened in August in Fort Smith.

David Sanders Named Director of Innovate Arkansas

by Lance Turner 9/28/2017 10:16 am

Winrock International names David Sanders director of Innovate Arkansas, the statewide initiative that helps scale Arkansas technology ventures.

Tyson Foods Commits to Food Sustainability

by Marty Cook 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Tyson Foods CEO Tom Hayes says his company's commitment to creating a sustainable food program can help create a healthier environment, a healthier workforce and healthier animals.

Northwest Arkansas on Bucket's List

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Francis Hwang, co-founder and president of the startup Bucket, moved to Fayetteville in mid-August in preparation for the company's launch in spring 2018.

Terracon's David Hopkins Sets Sites on Solar

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

David Hopkins has almost 30 years of experience in environmental consulting and marketing, most recently as the senior principal/office manager at Terracon Consultants Inc.

FinTech Grad Bond.ai Moving to Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2017 03:24 pm

The Venture Center of Little Rock announced Friday that Bond.ai, a graduate of the center's 2017 VC FinTech Accelerator, will relocate its headquarters to Little Rock from New York City.

Cancer Tests Cheaper, Quicker With Tech

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Stage I Diagnostics Inc. of Little Rock has announced a partnership with Leinco Technologies of St. Louis that will generate faster and more affordable results for blood tests that can detect ovarian and prostate cancer in their earliest forms.

UCA to Open Shoppes, Makerspace

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2017 01:29 pm

The University of Central Arkansas' makerspace will open at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 5 in the Shoppes at Donaghey Hall at 250 Donaghey Ave., Suite 130, in Conway.

Two Fayetteville Energy Projects Net $4M In Grants

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2017 05:09 pm

The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy recently awarded $30 million in grants to 21 projects nationwide, as part of the Creating Innovative and Reliable Circuits Using Inventive Topologies and Semiconductors (CIRCUITS) program.