Innovation


UA Alumni Donate $500K For New Health Innovation Fund

UA Alumni Donate $500K For New Health Innovation Fund

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

University of Arkansas alumni Kelly and Steve Barnes of Dallas have made a $500,000 commitment to the university's Sam M. Walton College of Business to create the Kelly & Steve Barnes Health & Wellbeing Innovation Fund. read more >

LumoXchange Launches Currency Exchange Marketplace

LumoXchange Launches Currency Exchange Marketplace

Banking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

LumoXchange, a financial technology payments company headquartered in Little Rock, announces the launch of its currency exchange marketplace, which lets users choose their exchange rates and send money. read more >

Health InnovatAR Accelerator Participants Announced

Health InnovatAR Accelerator Participants Announced

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures announced six startups that have been selected to participate in the first Health InnovatAR health care accelerator. read more >

Co-working Space Opens in Maumelle

Co-working Space Opens in Maumelle

Technology & Telecom

Jolt Office Hub, which has co-working space for entrepreneurs and independent business owners, is now open in Maumelle at the Maumelle Towne Centre. read more >

Winrock Announces Health Tech Accelerator

Winrock Announces Health Tech Accelerator

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures at UAMS recently announced that they are teaming to support a new accelerator for health care technology startups called Health InnovatAR. read more >

Brown Engineers Gets Grant for STEM Education

Brown Engineers Gets Grant for STEM Education

Technology & Telecom

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a one-year, $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant to Brown Engineers LLC of Little Rock to develop a water engineering computer simulation. read more >

Retired IBM Executive Joins Ecoark's Board

Retired IBM Executive Joins Ecoark's Board

Restaurants & FoodTechnology & Telecom

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. read more >

UAMS Scientist Gets $1.8M NIH Grant

UAMS Scientist Gets $1.8M NIH Grant

Health Care

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. read more >