The University of Arizona

What is the TRIF initiative?

The TRIF initiative, or Technology and Research Initiative Fund, increased the state’s sales tax per proposition 301 to promote university research, development, and technology transfer related to the knowledge-based global economy and to expand access to baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate education, among other priorities. Priorities for the UA include: Improving Health; Water, Environment & Energy Solutions; Space Exploration & Optical Solutions; and Defense & Security Systems. For the most recent Arizona Board of Regents TRIF Annual Report visit the ABOR site.

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