Regulatory and Security Compliance for the UArizona Research Enterprise

UA-ARC extends UArizona’s research impact by serving as a portal to challenges requiring regulatory controls and/or the need for safeguarding sensitive information.

Innovative Solutions for Tomorrow's Challenges

UA-ARC creates, conveys, and applies knowledge to deliver superior technical, analytic, and innovative solutions to national security challenges.

Gateway to a National Defense and Security Research Enterprise

UA-ARC facilitates interdisciplinary collaborations between UArizona’s research enterprise, industry partners, and government sponsors.

University of Arizona
Applied Research Corporation

The University of Arizona Applied Research Corporation (UA-ARC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit affiliated organization of the University of Arizona established to leverage UArizona’s longstanding strengths as Arizona’s public land-grant university. UA-ARC will extend UArizona’s focus on teaching and learning, research and discovery, and outreach and engagement in service to the state of Arizona, the nation, and the world community.


Our Mission

Deliver superior technical, analytic, and innovative products, services, and solutions to national security challenges from government and industry, extending the brand and impact of the University of Arizona.

Our Vision

Be recognized as a responsive, effective, and innovative solutions provider and trusted partner that leverages the University of Arizona Research Enterprise.

University of Arizona Researchers

Identify new applications and challenges for your research portfolio in the national security domain

Industry and Government

Discover solutions to your organization’s challenges through UA-ARC’s gateway to the UArizona research enterprise

UA-ARC Partners

UA-ARC seeks to develop trusted partnerships with government, industry, and academia, and to facilitate mutually beneficial collaborations throughout the national security domain.

Our Key Focus Areas


Recognized by the NSA and DHS with multiple Center of Academic Excellence designations in cyber

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Uniquely positioned with multidisciplinary research facilities for hypersonic research, development, and testing

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Home of the United State’s premier academic and research programs for the full spectrum of optical sciences

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Internationally acclaimed as a leading extraterrestrial pioneer with experience ranging from discovering and cataloguing near-Earth objects to conducting deep space missions

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Exceptionally dedicated to the comprehensive advancement of human health and performance

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Our Facilities

The UA-ARC is located in Tucson, AZ. In collaboration with the University of Arizona, the UA-ARC provides assistance to customers in gaining access to over 100 world-class research centers and institutes which serve as hubs of collaboration for students, faculty, scientists, and industry/government partners.

Contact Us

The University of Arizona Applied Research Corporation is looking forward to working with you. Contact us using the form to the right or email us at

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Main Office
1600 East Idea Lane
Suite 401
Tucson, AZ 85713



RRC Office
101 North Wilmot Road
Suite 101
Tucson, AZ 85711



Washington, D.C. Office
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20004


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