TUCSON, Ariz.– The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce that QScint Imaging Solutions, LLC. has won the UACI Sponsored Launch Fueled by Concord General Contracting competition.
QScint Imaging Solutions, LLC. manufactures iQID charged-particle digital autoradiography imaging systems for use in radiopharmaceutical drug development, geological studies, and nuclear forensics applications.
QScint Imaging Solutions, LLC. will receive one sponsored year of admission at UACI which includes venture development programming and space. Access to UACI provides the winning startup with a structured incubation program, customized business support and the ability to work alongside other startups in a fast-paced environment. UACI provides access to the people, programming and places needed to scale a business. Other tools the incubation program provides are office and lab space and assistance through a 27-point roadmap that helps them with everything from refining their business model to obtaining funding.
The total package value of $10,000 is funded by the Concord General Contracting. Program entrance will grant the winning startup with resources, facilities, services and expert guidance to grow their business.
“On behalf of Concord General Contracting and the judges, taking part in this sponsorship competition through UACI was exciting and eye opening. There are many great firms in our community with great ideas. We (judging committee) were all inspired by the startups that proposed/interviewed and look forward to seeing the progress of each new venture in the future. What a Great Experience!!” shared by Grenee Celuch, CEO and JV Nyman, President of Concord General Contracting Inc.
“Our team is so excited to work with Brian Miller and the team at QScint. Brian has already proven to be a very successful researcher and entrepreneur and we look forward to helping him through his technology validation and company growth,” shared Eric Smith, Executive Director of UACI.
“QScint is incredibly excited to be joining and working with UACI. As we take these next growth steps, the amazing set of resources provided by UACI will be invaluable. We are very appreciative and truly honored for the generous support from Concord General Contracting,” said Brian Miller, President QScint Imaging Solutions, LLC.
QScint Imaging Solutions, LLC will be immersed in the UACI incubation program starting August 2021, through July 2022. In addition to the program, the company will take dry lab space at UACI located the UA Tech Park thanks to the generous contribution from Concord General Contracting.
Applications were reviewed by a panel of community champions and the winner was selected by the following panel of judges:
- Grenee Celuch, CEO, Concord General Contracting Inc.
- JV Nyman, President, Concord General Contracting Inc.
- Mark Irvin, Mark Irvin Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC.
- Jerry Wood, Vail School District
- Phil Swaim, Swaim Associates Architects
About the UA Center for Innovation
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is a startup incubator network with outposts across the Southern Arizona region. For nearly two decades, the program has directly served over 160 companies and impacted thousands of entrepreneurs. This is done through providing access to people, programming and places that help entrepreneurs take their companies from idea to market. Startups go through a structured program that takes them through a continuum of education provided by mentors, advisors and community collaborators. UACI also provides access to service providers, industry cluster groups, interns and connections to potential customers and strategic partners. Entrepreneurs utilize various physical spaces that include offices, wet and dry labs, meeting rooms, a prototyping center, collaboration areas and the infrastructure to support these spaces. The UACI is part of Tech Parks Arizona, which brings together university, industry and community, creating “interactive ground” to advance technology innovation.
About Concord General Contracting
With nearly 50 years in the general contracting industry, Concord General Contracting offers the staff, technology and know-how for construction projects, big and small. Since our inception, Concord has grown from a small company into a statewide enterprise. Over the years they have become a leader in the negotiated and CM@Risk delivery methods. Their team has successfully completed projects in a wide variety of fields, including educational, religious, medical, municipal, historic renovation, and green building. They offer numerous construction services, including the construction manager at risk, design-build, negotiated GMP, and competitive bid delivery methods. They partner with clients, architects, subcontractors, and vendors that share our strategic beliefs of honesty, integrity, trust, fairness, and excellence to produce successful projects within a teamwork environment.