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ATIC is a gateway to collaborations with IRA A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and ASU faculty and students. We facilitate innovative solutions for our external partners. ATIC can help you move a unique idea forward through collaboration of our programs such as Corporate Innovation Collaboratories, federal grants and contract opportunities, small and medium business innovation center or help improve experiences of our students by engaging in impactful projects here and abroad.

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Building Inspectors attend Solar PV training in Barbados

As part of the three-year, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) funded, BRIDGE program in the Caribbean, Arizona State University (ASU) conducted a solar photovoltaic (PV) workshop in Barbados on August 24 ...

SRP/ASU work to identify algae strains to assist with power plant operations

Researchers at ASU and engineers at SRP are conducting joint research studies to find new ways to utilize algae in the desert, specifically in the operation of power plants.

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the United States Government agency which is primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid.

President John F. Kennedy created USAID from its predecessor agencies in 1961 by Executive Order. USAID's programs are authorized by the Congress in the Foreign Assistance Act,[3] which the Congress supplements through directions in annual funding appropriation acts and other legislation. Although it is technically an independent agency, USAID operates subject to the foreign policy guidance of the PresidentSecretary of State, and the National Security Council.[4] USAID operates in AfricaAsiaLatin America, the Middle East, andEastern Europe.



The Salt River Project (SRP) is the umbrella name for two separate entities: the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, an agency of the state of Arizonathat serves as an electrical utility for the Phoenix metropolitan area, and the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association, a utility cooperative that serves as the primary water provider for much of central Arizona. It is one of the primary public utility companies in Arizona.

The name, Rio Salado Project, (Spanish for Salt River Project) is used to refer to the improvement projects along the Salt River through the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, is not related to SRP.