Peoria bioscience incubator to focus on medical-device firms

Peoria’s bioscience builder recently changed names but  its goal is unwavering

The name of Peoria’s bioscience incubator has changed but its mission remains  unchanged on the verge of its launch.

BioInspire, previously Peoria Incucelerator, is expected to open early next  month at 13660 N. 94th Drive in Plaza Del Rio near Loop 101 and Thunderbird  Road.

The incubator is a partnership among the city and BioAccel, a Phoenix-based  non-profit that works to commercialize life-science technologies, and Plaza  Companies, a Valley-based real estate firm that specializes in medical office,  technology and bioscience facilities.

Read more of this story by Sonu Munshi – May.  4, 2012 08:54 AM The Republic | :

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