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Venture Devils helps startups soar

Through mentorship, spaces and funding opportunities, ASU Entrepreneurship and Innovation's Venture Devils program helps good ideas get off the ground.

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MILO Institute launches a new model for space exploration

Space missions are more affordable when the cost is shared. ASU, Lockheed Martin and GEOshare are using a consortium model to increase access to space science worldwide.

ASU and Verizon expand collaboration to bridge digital divide

Four years ago, ASU joined forces with Verizon to increase access to technology for under-resourced high schools. Now, a new grant from Verizon will expand that program to include middle schools.

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ASU KEDtalk: Unearthing the secrets of magma

ASU geologist Christy Till explains how tiny crystals that form in magma could one day help us build an early warning system for volcanic eruptions — and how she made a grand leap from ballet to science.

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ASU Knowledge Enterprise Development advances research, innovation, strategic partnerships, entrepreneurship and economic development at ASU, in Arizona and globally.

 

Research Growth Areas

How do we feed a growing world population? Is space travel commercially viable? What if we could detect disease before they do permanent harm? ASU researchers are polling their expertise in the natural sciences, engineering, arts and humanities to address big challenges and answer important questions. Learn about key areas where ASU is making discoveries that make a difference.