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We started an email newsletter back in 2002 as “The Focus.”  We kept that up for some time and then made the plunge into blogging around 2008. Over the years, thousands of students and engineers from around the world have told us that our blog is an invaluable tool to them. If you can’t find what you are looking for, don’t hesitate to contact us. 

Lots of new content to share out there from PADT on that is published by other people. Two blog posts in the Phoenix Business Journal went out since the last update: We meet fellow business people t...
On a recent trip to San Francisco, I spent some time working in a coffee shop. It's different there.  "Phoenix is not Silicon Valley — and we shouldn’t want it to be" is a look at what I observed...
We have a problem now in the Arizona Tech community - there is just too much going on.  In "What the heck is happening? There is too much going on in Arizona tech" we look at how why this is a good t...
The state of Arizona has made some great strides in creating a vibrant and growing startup community. Only a few things are missing and the big one right now is that "The Arizona startup market needs ...
We had a lot of fun while learning a lot during the first ever Perfect Pitch competition at PADT.  This is an event where startup mentors get up and pitch the same fictitious company. During that pro...
The verdict is in, if the company barq! actually existed they would have raised a lot of seed money yesterday.  Members of the Phoenix area startup community gathered at PADT to try out a new id...
William and Mahatma guard The Unicorn Cup before the competition. The teams are set, the judges have confirmed.  Details on th...
Getting a new product manufactured is one of those critical steps that new companies often assume is just a matter of finding a vendor and outsourcing it. In "Getting your product made: 6 suggestions...
People around the country are starting to recognize that Arizona is a great place to grow tech startups.  Right now our big advantages is low cost but we can do more. In "Being the lower cost option...
The Arizona BioTech industry has come a long way, but has it come far enough to be self sustaining?  In "Has the Arizona biotech community achieved critical mass?" I take a look at where we are and h...

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Driving Innovation in Vehicle Lighting with Additive Manufacturing

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Improving Heath Care with Additive - Webinar

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AZ Tech Council Tech The Halls 2023

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Optics Updates in Ansys 2023 R2 - Webinar

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2023 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards

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Twin Builder Updates in Ansys 2023 R2 - Webinar

11/01/2023

Webinar: Additive's Role in Factory 4.0

10/25/2023

Ansys LevelUp 2023

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Mechanical Updates in Ansys 2023 R2 (3) - Webinar

10/18/2023

2023 Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo

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Fluent GPU Solver Updates in Ansys 2023 R2 - Webinar

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Structural Updates in Ansys 2023 R2 (2) - Webinar

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Colorado Life Sciences Innovation Forum 2023

09/27/2023

2023 AZ Bio Awards

09/26/2023

Experience Stratasys Truck Tour - Houston

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AIAA Rocky Mountain Section Technical Symposium 2023

09/22/2023

Experience Stratasys Truck Tour - Dallas, TX

09/21/2023

Accelerating the Energy Transition through Simulation

09/20/2023

3D Printing vs. CNC Machining - Webinar

09/13/2023

Maxwell Updates in Ansys 2023 R2 - Webinar

09/12/2023

Sandia Science & Technology Park 25th Anniversary

09/08/2023

26th Annual New Mexico Flying 40 Awards

09/08/2023

New Mexico Tech Summit

09/07/2023

New Mexico Tech Summit

08/30/2023

Structures Updates in Ansys 2023 R2 (1) - Mechanical, Post & Graphics

08/23/2023

Improved Injection Molding with Additive - Webinar

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SPIE Optics & Photonics Exhibition 2023

08/16/2023

Fluids Updates in Ansys 2023 R2 - Webinar

08/04/2023

Experience Stratasys Truck Tour - Salt Lake City, Utah

08/01/2023

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07/26/2023

Solving Supply Chain Issues with Additive - Webinar

07/25/2023

Arizona Tech Leadership Golf Tournament

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Arizona Tech CEO Leadership Retreat

07/19/2023

System Automation & Optimization Updates in Ansys 2023 R1 - Webinar

07/13/2023

2023 AEROSPACE, AVIATION, DEFENSE AND MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE

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Materials Updates in Ansys Granta 2023 R1 - Webinar

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06/28/2023

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Revolutionize Packaging Design with Additive - Webinar

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2023 E-MOBILITY AND CLEAN ENERGY SUMMIT

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Optics Updates in Ansys 2023 R1 - Webinar

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LS-DYNA Updates in Ansys 2023 R1 - Webinar

05/31/2023

Driving Automotive Innovation with Additive - Webinar

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