In The News: Division of Research and Economic Development

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 24, 2020

The robots are coming.

BizTech Magazine
May 28, 2020

Embarc Collective nurtures the growing tech startup community in Florida’s Tampa Bay area as it works to turn the region into the next hotbed for technology innovation. To do it, the nonprofit has built a state-of-the-art facility that is giving the area’s startup ecosystem a major boost.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 20, 2020

The spread of the novel coronavirus has devastated the gaming industry, prompting the shutdown of arenas, casinos and resorts across the country.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 20, 2020

The spread of the novel coronavirus has devastated the gaming industry, prompting the shutdown of arenas, casinos and resorts across the country.

Zero Uno
March 11, 2020

Nutanix , Caesars Entertainment and UNLV have announced the collaboration to enhance Black Fire Innovation a hub where new ideas for the gaming and hospitality sectors are tested and tested, with the aim of accelerating innovation in these areas.

Inkedin
February 21, 2020

Nutanix Software has partnered with Caesars Entertainment and UNLV to operate the Black Fire Innovation research and technology centre.

Yahoo!
February 19, 2020

Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, announced today that it has teamed up with Caesars Entertainment and UNLV to power "Black Fire Innovation," a hub where new gaming and hospitality concepts will be created and tested, to accelerate technology advancement in the gaming and entertainment industry.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 8, 2020

Beginning in World War II and continuing through the Cold War, public-sector biomedical and technology research led to discoveries that produced unprecedented economic and job growth, reshaped the aerospace and pharmaceutical industries and led to new inventions such as computers and the internet.

Tech Transfer Central
February 4, 2020

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) has opened a four-story research center venue that will serve as an incubator for new ideas in gaming, entertainment, and integrated resort experiences.

Tech Transfer Central
February 4, 2020

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) has opened a four-story research center venue that will serve as an incubator for new ideas in gaming, entertainment, and integrated resort experiences.

Las Vegas Sun
February 4, 2020

Announced in April, Black Fire is a 43,000-square-foot academic incubator that will be located in UNLV’s Harry Reid Research & Technology Park. It features mock hotel rooms, a casino floor and a sports book. It will also feature an Intel presence that, according to Caesars vice president of business innovation and technology strategy John Celona, will “elevate” opportunities for students to learn about visual analytics, bleeding-edge computing capabilities and the internet of things.

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 4, 2020

There aren’t many places where you can find electronic gaming, slot machines, blackjack tables, esports and a sportsbook in one room -- not to mention a bar, restaurant, café and even realistic hotel rooms.