Tucson Tech: U of A program helps foreign firms set up US shops

ORIGINAL ARTICLE, David Wichner, tucson.com, Jul 28, 2022

Two Canadian tech startups have targeted Tucson for a “soft landing” in the U.S., thanks to a fast-growing University of Arizona program aimed at helping foreign entrepreneurs set up shop here.

And the UA’s Global Advantage program, run by the UA Center for Innovation, has landed success of its own with a recent international award.

Longan Vision, an Ontario-based company developing helmet-mounted “augmented reality” thermal vision systems for firefighters, and EcoBloc, a Newfoundland-based developer of sonic rodent-control systems, recently went through the Global Advantage program at the UA Tech Park on South Rita Road.

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