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Heartland Challenge Business Competition Moves Online in May

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Organizers say moving the event online will allow teams to compete and continue to develop their technology-based ventures.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Research and Innovation Virtual Events

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

Blending Art and Entrepreneurship

Monday, April 06, 2020

Though Adrienne Callander is an assistant professor of art and entrepreneurship, her research centers on challenging the separation of these two processes. Read about her work in Research Frontiers.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Fine Arts Research and Innovation Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Venture Innovation School of Art

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.

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

McMillons Increase Support for Innovation Studio by $1 Million

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Doug and Shelley McMillon’s additional gift will support student work in customer-focused problem solving and innovation.

Division of University Advancement Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Giving Research and Innovation

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

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

A primary goal of this program is to encourage researchers to consider how the commercialization of their research might open new avenues of discovery and promote economic development in the state.

Office of Economic Development Economic Development Research and Innovation Training Virtual Events Entrepreneurship & Innovation

UA Graduate Wins $1,000 In 60-Second Business Pitch Competition

Monday, March 02, 2020

U of A graduate and local small business owner Omar Kasim won over judges at Wednesday's IdeamFame pitch competition, taking home $1,000 he plans to invest in his new company.

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