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6, August 2015

Applications Open for Innovator of the Year Awards

SARTA Press Release: Applications Open for Innovator of the Year Awards; Awardees to be recognized in Ag Tech, Clean Tech, Med Tech, High Tech


8, May 2015

SARTA Names Howard Bubb as CEO

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Howard Bubb as Chief Executive Officer effective May 11, 2015.


31, October 2014

SARTA Announces 20 Companies Competing for Recognition and Funding at TechCon Sacramento

SARTA Press Release:  Four Separate Pitchfests Give Voice to Early-Stage Entrepreneurs


14, October 2014

SARTA Announces Keynote Speakers for TechCon Sacramento

SARTA Press Release:  Highlighting Four Regional CEOs “Succeeding in Sacramento” and Singularity University.


29, September 2014

SARTA Names Kirk Uhler as CEO

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved the appointment of Kirk Uhler as Chief Executive Officer effective October 1, 2014.


16, September 2014

Applications Open for Innovator of the Year Awards & Pitchfests

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) is seeking nominations for the 2014 Innovator of the Year Awards in Ag Tech, Clean Tech, Next Tech, as well as the Claire Pomeroy Award for Innovation in Medical Technology (nominations opened for Clean Tech innovators on July 10).  


8, September 2014

Two Sacramento Region Ag Innovators Highlighted in St. Louis

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) is once again a proud partner of the 2014 Ag Innovation Showcase taking place September 8-10 in St. Louis, Missouri. As in 2013, SARTA is taking a delegation of regional agricultural tech leaders to participate in what has become the annual key event for the industry. 


28, August 2014

SARTA Adds Breadth of Technology Experience to Board of Directors

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) announced that it has added four new members to its board of directors. The four bring large corporate experience, regional technology startup expertise, gaming know-how, and SaaS background to the SARTA Board.


22, July 2014

Meg Arnold Stepping Down from CEO Role, SARTA Board to Initiate Search

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) announces today that, effective September 30, 2014, Meg Arnold will depart from the CEO position that she has held since November, 2009. 


10, July 2014

Nominations Open for 2014 Clean Tech Innovator of the Year Award

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) is seeking nominations for the 2014 Clean Tech Innovator of the Year Award (awarded annually since 2009).


14, May 2014

SARTA Spotlights High Tech Hiring in Sacramento Region

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) today announced a concerted effort to publicize the mounting growth of high tech jobs throughout the region.


7, March 2014

Sacramento Tech Industry Shows Strong Growth

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) today released 2014 progress reports showing strong Sacramento region tech industry growth.


4, March 2014

SARTA TechEdge Event Highlights Sacramento Innovation

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) TechEdge Celebration Luncheon is the largest tech event in Northern California.


 28, February 2014

SARTA TechEdge Event Highlights Sacramento Innovation

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) TechEdge Celebration Luncheon is the largest tech event in Northern California.


15, January 2014

Andy Miller Headlines SARTA TechEdge Luncheon

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) today announced that Andy Miller, president and chief operating officer of San Francisco-based Leap Motion™ and a member of the Sacramento Kings ownership group, will deliver the keynote address at SARTA’s annual TechEdge Celebration Luncheon on March 7.


2, December 2013

Peter Van Deventer Appointed SARTA Board Chair

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) today announced that Peter Van Deventer has been appointed chair of its board of directors. 


16, October 2013

SARTA CleanStart and AgStart Showcases Highlight Sacramento Region Clean Tech Growth

SARTA Press Release:  Today’s seventh annual SARTA CleanStart Showcase held at the McClellan Conference Center highlighted continued impressive growth in the Sacramento region’s clean tech sector and for the first time included an additional focus on the region’s ag tech sector.


15, October 2013

SARTA Awarded $25,000 PG&E Grant

SARTA Press Release:  The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) today announced that it has been awarded a $25,000 Economic Vitality Grant from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to help start-up businesses increase their success through the VentureStart program.   


 9, October 2013

SARTA CleanStart and AgStart Showcases Being Held October 16

SARTA Press Release:  SARTA’S CleanStart Showcase spotlighting the Sacramento region clean tech sector will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the McClellan Conference Center.


 26, September 2013

SARTA CleanStart & AgStart Showcases Being Held October 16

SARTA Press Release:  SARTA’S CleanStart Showcase spotlighting the Sacramento region clean tech sector will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the McClellan Conference Center.


19 September, 2013

SARTA MedStart Connect Event Highlights Sacramento Region Medical Technology Innovators

SARTA Press Release:  Sacramento’s growing stature as a center of med tech innovation is supported by a rare combination of education, research and private-sector capability that includes 126 med tech companies in the region.


9, September, 2013

Sacramento Ag Innovation Leaders Showcased in St. Louis 

SARTA Press Release:  Leaders from the Sacramento region Ag tech community are headed to St. Louis, MO, to present and exhibit at the Ag Innovation Showcase September 9-11.


1 July, 2013

Clean Tech Innovator of the Year Nominations Open

SARTA Press Release: Clean Tech Innovator of the Year award nominations for 2013 now are being sought by SARTA CleanStart.


14 May, 2013

SARTA MedStart Pomeroy Award for Med Tech Innovation Presented to Dr. William Bargar

SARTA Press Release: Dr. William Bargar, inventor of ROBODOC ®, a precision surgical system for joint replacement, has been named winner of the SARTA MedStart 2013 Claire Pomeroy Award for Innovation in Medical Technology. The award was presented at today’s SARTA Med Tech Showcase in Sacramento.


9 May, 2013

SARTA MedStart Progress Report Identifies 18 New Med Tech Companies

SARTA News:The number of Sacramento region med tech companies now totals 126, an increase of 10 percent compared to last year, according to a report released today by the Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA).


18 Apr, 2013

Peter Van Deventer Appointed To Sarta Board Of Directors

News Release:  Van Deventer in 2006 co-founded SynapSense Corporation – widely recognized as the pioneer and industry leader in wireless instrumentation and energy efficiency for data centers – and served as president and chief executive officer until 2012.


25 March, 2013

Nominations Open For Sarta Medstart Pomeroy Awards

SARTA News: Sacramento, Calif., March 25, 2013 – SARTA MedStart is seeking nominations through Friday, April 12, 2013, for the fourth annual Claire Pomeroy Awards for Innovation in Medical Technology.


27 Feb, 2013

Sarta Adds More Technology Expertise To Board Of Directors

Press Release: Sacramento, Calif., Feb. 27, 2013 – The Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) announced that it has added four new members to its board of directors.


13 Sep, 2012

SARTA and UC Davis Receive $1 Million Grant to Create AgTech Innovation Center

SARTA News: SARTA and UC Davis today were notified by the federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) that they are receiving a $1 million i6 Challenge Grant to create an AgTech Innovation Center that will help farmers and ranchers grow their businesses.


1 Aug, 2012

Clean Tech Innovator of The Year Nominations Open

SARTA News: Clean Tech Innovator of the Year award nominations for 2012 now are being sought by SARTA CleanStart.


27 Jun, 2012

SARTA Launches Technology Flagships Group of 30+ Companies

SARTA News Release: More than thirty technology companies headquartered, or with operations in the Sacramento area have been announced by the Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) as the region’s first Technology Flagship companies.


7 Jun, 2012

Pomeroy Award for Med Tech Innovation Present to Brian Watwood

MedStart News: Brian Watwood, inventor of the Wijit® Lever Driving and Braking System for wheelchairs, has been named winner of the SARTA MedStart 2012 Claire Pomeroy Award for Innovation in Medical Technology.


10 May, 2012

Siemens Healthcare North America CEO Headlines Med Tech Showcase

MedStart News: The 2012 Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA) Med Tech Showcase on Tuesday, June 5, will feature a keynote address by Siemens Healthcare North America CEO Dr. Gregory Sorensen and presentation of the Claire Pomeroy Award for Innovation in Medical Technology.


26 Apr, 2012

SARTA MedSart Report Identifies 21 New Med Tech Companies

SARTA News: SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 18, 2012 – The number of Sacramento region med tech companies now totals 113, a 10 percent increase compared to 2011, according to a report released today by the Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA).


03 Feb, 2012

Nominations Open For 2012 MedStart Claire Pomeroy Awards

SARTA News: Sacramento, Calif. – SARTA MedStart now is seeking nominations for the third annual Claire Pomeroy Awards for Innovation in Medical Technology.