The Advanced Technology Innovation Center (ATIC) is where people, ideas and resources connect to make new and unique things happen.
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.
USAID through the Vocational Training and Education for Clean Energy program (VOCTEC) is helping to improve the lives of Papua New Guineans (PNG) living in rural areas by improving access to sustainable energy.
In January 2014, Strathmore University (SU) teamed up with ASU to apply for a Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) award funded by NSF and USAID. SU was successful in the application, and won a two-year PEER award for US $120,000 to enhance technical capacity for solar energy in Kenya.
A three-day workshop on micro-hydro energy systems for policymakers was held Sept. 24-26 in Nadi, Fiji. It was presented by the VOCTEC program funded by the USAID, and led by ASU, in cooperation with International Union for Conservation of Nature, Oceania.
SRP and the Advanced Technology Innovation Center (ATIC) are expanding their partnership into its third year to further innovative research and professional development. The program, known as the Conservation and Renewable Energy Collaboratory (CREC), awarded over $300,000 for 8 projects in the areas of renewable energy and conservation.