Startup Tuscon One of Four to Win Prize

2021 is off to a great start for Startup Tuscon as they were only one of four in the “Super Connector” division to win a Lab-to-Market Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem prize. Prizes are valued at $10,000 and are awarded by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Science and Technology Council who partnered for the competition. Startup Tuscon won the award for effectively supporting R&D activities of communities who are marginalized, which is exactly what the company does. Its goal and mission is to change the economy for the better by increasing the number of diverse startups and to help them with sustainability and continued, active action for growth. 

Motivating entrepreneurial spirit and improving resource access through growth and commercialization is the aim of the competition, says the U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Science and Technology Council. The Board Chair of Startup Tuscon is not shocked that the startup won the prize. Startup Tuscon has been a leader in the organization of the Tuscon Innovation Partnership. With the help Startup Tuscon’s actions, Tuscon is now turning into a hub for starting companies. 

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