Study Looks at Attitudes Toward Plastic, Sustainability and Climate Change

Footprint, a global materials science technology company focused on creating a healthy planet, today released the results of a multi-country research study examining consumer attitudes toward single-use plastics and the expectations they have of brands and retailers to provide more sustainable options. The study, which was conducted by Wunderman Thompson Intelligence on behalf … [More]

Arizona Couple Donates Collaborative Research Building to Mayo Clinic

by Jim McVeigh

Thomas R. and Ruth Ann Hornaday of Paradise Valley, Arizona, have donated the Collaborative Research Building to Mayo Clinic. The 110,000-square-foot biomedical research facility, which opened on Mayo Clinic's Scottsdale campus in 2005, is valued at $64.4 million. The Collaborative Research Building houses laboratory-based research activity at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Mayo … [More]

COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Ends after Two Years

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey is terminating the state’s COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency based on the state reaching thresholds established by the Arizona Department of Health Services that show the virus is no longer as widespread as it once was. The termination takes effect immediately, and follows the recent signing of Senate Bill 1309, providing an extension of temporary … [More]

PowerPhotonic Inc. Signs Lease with Town of Sahuarita for Its First U.S. Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility

PowerPhotonic, a leader in design & manufacture of wafer scale optics for advanced lasers and optical systems and headquartered in Dalgety Bay, Scotland, UK, as part of its continued expansion into North America, has announced that its U.S. subsidiary has signed a long-term lease for manufacturing facilities and U.S. headquarters in the Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and … [More]

Phoenix Hits the Top 5 in Small Business Wage Gains

by Eric Jay Toll

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Community and Economic Development Metro area average weekly earnings approached $993, just shy of the western states’ average of $1,036. Phoenix’s average small business hourly wage climbed 5.1 percent to $29.70 when comparing March 2022 to March 2021, ranking seventh among metropolitan … [More]

Film Shot at GCU Nears Distribution, Indie Production Chooses Arizona as Key Location

The Boylan Sisters, in partnership with producers Ben Howard and Erin Mae Miller, recently wrapped production on their latest feature film, IDENTITY CRISIS. Filmed on the campus of Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, this teen comedy for the entire family is a beautiful story about the value of every person. The story was written by Andrea Polnaszek and … [More]

5 MarTech Trends for Your Business for 2022

by Jordan Buning

The words MarTech, SalesTech and AdTech can sound like giving a Lamborghini to a person that lives on a two-track: All the power in the world could become a wonderful machine that never leaves the garage. Before you go crazy ― or drive yourself there ― start with a plan. Think about your organization’s strategy and goals. By thinking in terms of what you want to accomplish, … [More]

Intel, Maricopa Community College District Launch First-of-its-Kind AI Lab

Intel and Arizona’s Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) today announced a new artificial intelligence (AI) incubator lab for students aspiring to land jobs in areas ranging from business to nursing to healthcare — and other professions that increasingly draw on AI technology. The new AI incubator lab in Arizona, and the associate degree program it supports, is … [More]

SBA Pilot Program Targeting Access to Capital for Underserved Entrepreneurs Expanded

U.S. Small Business Administration

Vice President Kamala Harris and Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, will announce impactful reforms to the agency’s Community Advantage (CA) loan program, a key SBA tool for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), … [More]

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