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City of Peoria

City of Peoria

City of Peoria

BioInspire is Arizona's first biomedical technology incubator facility, drawing on an array of community resources and a nationally renowned council of advisors to speed medical technology companies to the point of follow-on VC funding, regulatory approval, and relocation into autonomous facilities.

The City of Peoria's vision to provide an unmatched quality of life and diverse employment opportunities for its residents, encouraged BioAccel to partner with the city to create a more inclusive environment that helps promote economic development opportunities for the city, as well as the region BioInspire was created through a partnership between BioAccel, City of Peoria, Arizona and the Plaza Companies.

BioInspire is Arizona's only medical device incubator, which is operated by BioAccel. This premier incubator and accelerator of companies developing medical devices in Arizona, brings ideas to reality. It also offers first-class working space, technical/business assistance and collaborative opportunities. The facility enables companies to validate technologies through proof of concept, thereby facilitating growth.

Peoria is a vibrant community of more than 160,000 residents, recognized nationally for outstanding quality of life. The City of Peoria boasts Lake Pleasant, the state's second-largest lake and recreation area, as well as Cactus League spring training – home of the Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres. Peoria features spectacular arts and science venues, including the acclaimed Challenger Space Center Arizona in Association with Smithsonian Institute, as well as two critically acclaimed live theaters, Arizona Broadway Theatre which offers dinner and live performances, and Theater Works, located at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Peoria. Residents enjoy one of the state's highest performing school districts, nationally accredited recreational services and a neighborhood lifestyle which has been honored by Money Magazine, Forbes, Kiplinger and others.

In a 2013 Citizens Survey conducted by the National Research Corporation, 98 percent said they would recommend Peoria as a great place to live, building on a strong history of community-based civic engagement. Learn more about City of Peoria at: http://www.peoriaaz.gov/newhomepage.aspx

Photo courtesy of City of Peoria: Spring Training day at the Peoria Sports Complex