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Help Solve Community Problems Exacerbated by COVID-19 Through Social Innovation Challenge

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The Social Innovation Challenge seeks to develop viable, sustainable and scalable solutions and invites students to think entrepreneurially about the change they want to see.

Office of Economic Development Sam M. Walton College of Business Events Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Venture Innovation Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center Offers SBIR/STTR Workshops

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

A series of workshops will be presented in September and October to introduce innovators and entrepreneurs to the federal Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer program.

Office of Economic Development Events Training Small Business & Technology Development Center

Snow to Lead Economic Development Office as Interim; Leeds to Step Down

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Inaugural Vice Chancellor Stacy Leeds is stepping down from the post after three years to focus on research and several writing projects.

Office of Economic Development Administrative News Appointments Economic Development Research and Innovation

Students Survey Consumer Sentiment Around Dining Out

Monday, June 22, 2020

The goal was to empower local restaurant owners with information before they made plans to open. The full analysis was shared with the restaurant forum to help them activate a successful re-opening.

Office of Economic Development Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Outreach Entrepreneurship & Innovation Small Business & Technology Development Center

UA, Startup Junkie Partner for New Science Venture Studio

Monday, June 15, 2020

Students will be able to get hands-on experience with early-stage technology startups through a new program being launched by Startup Junkie.

Office of Economic Development Business & Finance Economic Development Events Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Researchers Develop Long-Lasting Disinfecting Spray for Surfaces

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Researchers at the U of A and UAMS have developed a long-lasting spray that disinfects surfaces, making them less likely to transmit infectious diseases.

College of Engineering Office of Economic Development Office of Research & Innovation Economic Development Engineering Research and Innovation Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering

Aurign Wins Heartland Challenge Business Competition, UA Team Finishes Third

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Aurign, a startup at Georgia State University using blockchain technology to securely file music-publishing documents, won the Heartland Challenge on Friday, May 29.

Office of Economic Development Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business & Finance Economic Development Entrepreneurship & Innovation Technology Ventures

Small Business Emergency Assistance Facilitates $9.9 Million in Loans

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

The Small Business Emergency Assistance program has facilitated nearly $10 million in loans to small businesses since April

Office of Economic Development Business & Finance Economic Development Outreach Points of Pride Small Business & Technology Development Center

Arkansas Exports Strong in 2019, Account for $6.2 Billion in Trade

Monday, June 01, 2020

Canada and Mexico, respectively, continued to be the Natural State's top two trading partners, with exports to the two countries amounting to approximately $2.3 billion in goods.

Office of Economic Development Business & Finance Economic Development International Outreach World Trade Center Arkansas
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