Technology Archive

UA Team Awarded $2.4M To Develop Energy-Efficient Fertilizer

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 11:21 am

University of Arkansas researchers and researchers from two other institutions have received a $2.4 million National Science Foundation grant to develop a chemical process that converts nitrogen and phosphorous from wastewater into commercial fertilizer.

SPONSORED: The Maker Movement: Why It Matters

by 9/6/2017 09:17 am

Unique spaces around the nation, including Arkansas, provide a platform for creativity and innovation.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

AEDC's Program for Minority Firms Extends Its Mission

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission's online directory of minority-owned firms now lists some 275 certified companies, and Pat Brown's team is busy certifying women-owned businesses.

Modica Credits AEDC for El Dorado Success

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Gregory Modica doesn't know where he'd be if not for Arkansas' program promoting minority-owned businesses, but he's certain he wouldn't be leading a multimillion-dollar company.

Winters Law Firm Finds Success Catering to Startups

by Marty Cook 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Don't let appearances fool you. The Winters Law Firm in Fayetteville is considered a can't-miss resource for the area's startup community.

Women's Foundation Director Anna Beth Gorman Says Interest in Equity Pays Off

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Anna Beth Gorman was named executive director of the Women's Foundation of Arkansas in April 2016.

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.

IP Primer for Startups and Small Businesses (Blake Glasgow Commentary)

by Blake Glasgow 9/1/2017 11:36 am

Many new business owners overlook an important aspect of any business: intellectual property (IP), which includes trademarks, patents, and copyrights.

SFC Fluids Awarded $1.4M Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2017 10:16 am

SFC Fluidics Inc. of Fayetteville gets $1.4 million in Phase II Small Business Innovation Research funding from the National Institutes of Health.

ASBTDC Gets $200K Grant to Help Innovative Small Businesses

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2017 09:57 am

The Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock recently received $200,000 to support innovative small businesses.

Navy's 'Hidden Figure' Tells Rotary About Overcoming Obstacles

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/30/2017 11:07 am

"I didn't realize it, but I broke a lot of glass ceilings, and it wasn't that I was intending to," Raye J. Montague tells the Little Rock Rotary Club.

Facebook Expands Partnership with Arkansas Schools

by Associated Press 8/28/2017 02:59 pm

Facebook is expanding a partnership with Arkansas and will donate virtual reality kits to every public high school in the state.

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.

Brockett Joins Law Team; Ball Jumps to Crossland (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Christopher D. Brockett has been made a member of Robertson Beasley Shipley & Robinson PLLC in Fort Smith. Willa Ball has joined the Rogers office of Crossland Construction as vice president of corporate communications and planning.

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.

Ensono Opens New Office in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2017 10:11 am

IT service provider Ensono will hold a ribbon cutting Tuesday to celebrate the opening of its new 29,000-SF office at 1000 SWN Drive in Conway.

UCA, Metova Announce IT Apprenticeship Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/23/2017 08:58 am

The University of Central Arkansas' Division of Outreach & Community Engagement, the Arkansas Coding Academy, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services and U.S. Department of Labor recently announced the state's first Information Technology Based Registered Apprenticeship Program at UCA.

LittleRock.com Redesign Still Waiting to Refresh

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Four months after the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau predicted that a “complete redesign” of its website would be ready in June, LittleRock.com, still appears much the same.

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