Richardson Innovation Quarter

Defense Department Awards $30M to Create UT Dallas ‘Energy Storage Systems Campus’

by | Sep 18, 2023
The $30 million UTD-led project aims "to accelerate the transition and scaling of next-generation batteries," while reducing dependence on scarce critical materials. Led by UTD biology professor Dr. Kyeongjae Cho, the initiative will include the construction of a new research facility at the Richardson IQ.
Austin Circuit Design Relocates Its Headquarters to the Richardson IQ
by | Jul 17, 2023
Described as "an innovative company with a global reach," Austin Circuit Design was founded in Austin in 1985 and moved to Garland following a 2015 acquisition. The advanced design and manufacturing firm specializes in mechanical, industrial, hardware, and software design. COO Mark Cottam says the new IQ location will help ACD continue to "drive strong company growth" and "focus on innovation."
How Dallas-Fort Worth Has Become a Hotbed of Artificial Intelligence Technology
by | Feb 16, 2023
"AI now is where the web was in the mid- to late-'90s," Sentiero Ventures' David Evans says. And North Texas is becoming central to the AI revolution, he and other local tech leaders contend. DFW's role as an AI hub has been burnished by its tech workforce, the breadth and diversity of its industries, its thriving startup community, and its wealth of AI-oriented universities and research institutions. Most important of all, though, is the region's status as a magnet for Fortune 500 companies, many of which are eager to partner with AI's local pioneers.

Here's what leading North Texas experts have to say.
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Global Tech Company Announces New Innovation, Design Hub in Richardson Innovation Quarter
by | Jan 26, 2023
New Hampshire-based Allegro MicroSystems said Richardson's new innovation and design center will serve as a hub for Allegro's sensor and power integrated circuit R&D efforts. "We're excited to be contributing to the growth of the community and ecosystem for innovation while tapping into local talent," says Allegro SVP Suman Narayan.
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The IQ: Richardson Innovation District Unveils New Name and Branding

by | Jan 29, 2020
In December, the Richardson City Council approved rezoning for higher density development and a variety of uses to provide a foundation for an innovation-focused, urban mixed-use environment.