ASU Knowledge Enterprise Development advances research, innovation, strategic partnerships, entrepreneurship, and international development. Our success arises from solutions-focused, interdisciplinary research; an entrepreneurial approach that is embedded in every school and department; and a commitment to transform society in a positive way.

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ASU KEDtalk: Change everything, all at once

By revealing what is hidden in plain sight, Chris Wharton illuminates a path to health, wealth, happiness and sustainability.

 ASU KEDtalk: Michael Hanemann

ASU KEDtalk: Water, a pricing paradox

Water is cheap. It falls from the sky. But the infrastructure to store, transport and clean it is expensive. Michael Hanemann brings the true cost to the surface and explains why it’s going to get higher.

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We're celebrating 365 days of innovation with our latest holiday video!

 Mitch Magee in his lab

Researcher develops diagnostics ASAP—as safe as possible

Developing a better test for tuberculosis is important work. So is protecting scientists from the infectious diseases they study. ASU’s Lab Safety Innovation Award celebrates and promotes ASU’s commitment to safe research practices.

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The Knowledge Enterprise

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.