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Applications Open for Innovation Scholars Program

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The Innovation Scholars Program is a free, virtual program for STEM graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at the University of Arkansas.

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U of A Signs on to Sharing Technology and Innovation to Respond to COVID-19

Monday, April 27, 2020

The U of A joins research universities such as Stanford, Harvard and MIT as signatories to the Association of University Technology Managers COVID-19 Licensing Guidelines.

Office of Economic Development Office of Research & Innovation Economic Development Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Technology Ventures

The Day Trade Stood Still, or Did It?

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas, comments on the programs that will assist businesses and employees.

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

World Trade Center Receives $700,000 Grant to Aid Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Efforts in Arkansas

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The $700,000 grant will be used to expand trade, export and commercialization opportunities for Arkansas businesses and farmers affected by severe weather events last year.

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

U of A Student Innovation Team Wins Graduate Division at 20th Annual Arkansas Governor's Cup

Monday, April 13, 2020

A University of Arkansas student innovation team seeking to end herbicide drift took the top prize in the graduate division of the 20th annual Arkansas Governor's Cup.

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

Digital Platform Helps Interdisciplinary Teams Form for Senior Projects and Theses

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

A collaboration between students and faculty in engineering, business and entrepreneurship has given rise to a digital platform called CoFinder that allows students to form interdisciplinary teams.

College of Engineering Office of Economic Development Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Engineering Entrepreneurship & Innovation

U of A and Northwest Arkansas Council to Support Small Businesses, Nonprofits

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

The Small Business Emergency Assistance program will help local businesses and nonprofits impacted by the coronavirus by providing free services such as assisting with loan applications and financial reviews.

Office of Economic Development Business & Finance Economic Development Small Business & Technology Development Center

U of A and Northwest Arkansas Council to Support Small Businesses, Nonprofits

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Small Business Emergency Assistance program will support businesses and nonprofits impacted by the coronavirus.

Office of Economic Development Administrative News Business & Finance Economic Development Outreach Small Business & Technology Development Center

World Trade Center Works With SBA to Aid Small Businesses, Agriculture During Pandemic

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The World Trade Center of Arkansas is working closely with the U.S. Small Business Administration to promote economic resilience and ease concern among small businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Applications Extended for I-Corps Program for Faculty and Students Interested in Commercialization

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The program encourages researchers to consider how the commercialization of their research might open new avenues of discovery and promote economic development in the state. Apply by July 20.

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