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Successful University of Arizona patents from last year include many for innovations in health, such as improving cancer diagnoses and providing new types of lenses for patients with cataracts.
The University of Arizona ranked No. 22 among the top U.S. universities granted utility patents in 2022, according to a list published by the National Academy of Inventors.
The university's Center for Innovation – a business incubator network that empowers science and technology startups to bring their ideas to market – had an economic output of $35.3 million in 2021, according to a new analysis.
The university held this same position in the 2020 report, indicating continued productivity in driving impact from research and innovation. The university had 86 patents issued last year.
UArizona researchers have developed a new therapy for Alzheimer’s disease designed to restore cognitive function in early-stage patients. The therapy has been licensed to startup NeuTherapeutics Inc.
The university achieved a record 124 license agreements, launched 17 new companies, and grew the number of inventions disclosed and patents filed.
Researchers have developed a harmless bacteria strain to battle bad breath in our furry friends. Startup uPetsia has licensed the invention.
Three companies based on UArizona technologies were awarded top honors in Tucson's annual business pitch competition.
Auxilium Technologies has brought together multiple UArizona inventions that offer sustainable, energy-efficient and cost-effective solutions to improve the output of mines while reducing their environmental impact.
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation at Oro Valley provides resources to bioscience startups to help them bring their innovations to market.