The University of Arizona’s mission is to improve the prospects and enrich the lives of the people of Arizona and the world through education, research, creative expression, and community and business partnerships.
Collaborating with UArizona’s outstanding researchers has never been easier.
Whether you are interested in partnering on novel research, connecting with Tucson’s burgeoning start-ups, or locating at our award winning research parks, our team will work collaboratively with you in an effort to identify and establish win-win partnerships.
Research Facilities & Centers
The University of Arizona provides shared research resources called core facilities or cores—highly specialized testbed facilities available for faculty, students, and scientists in government and industry.
Core facilities offer:
- Specialized scientific instruments and equipment
- Cutting-edge technologies for product research and devealopment
- Services including training, education, and expert consultation
Centers & Institutes
UA’s more than 100 centers and institutes facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers, government, and industry, as well as offer an opportunity for research to influence public policy and contribute to economic development for our local and extended community.
Tech Parks Arizona
Tech Parks Arizona creates the place, environment, and interactive ground that generates, attracts, and retains technology companies and talent in alignment with the research, mission, and goals of the University of Arizona. Tech Parks Arizona directs the UA Tech Park at Rita Road, UA Tech Park at The Bridges and the University of Arizona Center for Innovation with the highest priority of recruitment of companies with connections to the UA to locate at these facilities.
How a forest's smell could help scientists sniff out drought stress
Ever wonder what gives a forest its pine-fresh scent? The answer is the molecular compound pinene, naturally released by plants. A new study explores how and under what conditions plants emit pinene and other volatile organic compounds into the atmosphere. The results may help scientists detect when an ecosystem is in distress.
UArizona Spacewatch discovered the larger of the twin asteroids targeted in NASA's upcoming DART mission
NASA's DART spacecraft will slam into an asteroid this month, and scientists will study how the impact affects its orbit around a larger, companion asteroid discovered by UArizona researchers in 1996.
$2.5M gift from Boyce family establishes Mining and Geological Engineering Endowed Chair
The Gregory H. and Lisa S. Boyce Endowed Department Leadership Chair in Mining and Geological Engineering ensures a strong program for years to come. Due to a dollar-for-dollar match from the Lundin family, it will also benefit the new School of Mining and Mineral Resources.
UArizona becomes US Space Command's first Academic Engagement Enterprise partner
The partnership will provide university faculty, students and other partners with a forum to collaboratively address pressing challenges of human security, exploration, development and settlement of space.
UArizona opens its first tribal microcampus to serve the Pascua Yaqui Tribe
The microcampus's initial curriculum will include the Indigenous Governance Program courses jointly offered by the James E. Rogers College of Law and Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management and Policy. Courses will begin in October, and leaders plan to expand course offerings in the future.