Tagged: arkansas research & technology park

‘The Rise of the Rest’ And Arkansas (Rod Ford Commentary)

by Rod Ford 4/13/2015 12:00 am

In the past five years, three trends have emerged that support the Rise of the Rest philosophy: 1) easier access to capital (crowdfunding); 2) the emergence of the benefit corporation, which allows for profit alongside social good; and, of course, 3) the availability of the full tech stack (cloud computing), where supercomputing is accessible to almost anyone on a rent-as-needed basis.

Tech Park Has $522M Impact, UA Study Finds

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2014 10:34 am

The Arkansas Research & Technology Park has had an economic impact of more than a half-billion dollars since it was opened 10 years ago, according to an analysis by the UA's Center for Business and Economic Research.

University of Arkansas Technology Park To Celebrate 10 Years

by Mark Carter 10/27/2014 12:00 am

The park encompasses a total of 126 acres, with three multitenant facilities and three multidisciplinary research facilities comprising roughly 285,000 SF of research and development capacity. More than 20 UA research centers, institutes and labs call the park home.

Trash Bag Alternative on Fayetteville Shelves

by 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Fayetteville’s grocery co-operative Ozark Natural Foods is now carrying a compostable substitute for the traditional plastic trash bag created by two University of Arkansas graduates.

Site Chosen, but Little Rock Tech Park Details Lacking

by Luke Jones 11/11/2013 12:00 am

The project is intended to provide a space for researchers from local universities to turn their research into business. For the past two years, the authority’s board of directors has been fighting an increasingly bumpy battle over the location of the park.

APEI Improves Hybrid Battery Charging for Hybrid, Electric Cars

by Chris Bahn 4/29/2013 12:00 am

Working on a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, Fayetteville company Arkansas Power & Electronics International is tackles inefficiencies in hybrid vehicle batteries. The innovations could help jumpstarting the electric vehicle industry.

Fayetteville's Space Photonics Partners with Schott on LaserFire System for Military Use

by Mark Carter 11/1/2012 11:01 am

Space Photonics has partnered with Schott North America for the commercialization of its patented LaserFire systems.

The Arkansas Research & Technology Park: Innovation System Makes Economic Sense for Tech Startups (Sponsored Report)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2012 12:00 am

Having a great idea is one thing. Having an idea make it through to commercialization is something else entirely. As Phil Stafford, manager of the Arkansas Research & Technology Park, (ARTP) can attest – product development doesn’t occur in a vacuum.

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