Representative Gallego Visits With Innovators at CEI

Representative Ruben Gallego (AZ-7) joined AZBio on a visit to the Center for Entrepreneurial  Innovation at GateWay Community College (CEI) for a tour of on of Arizona’s premier life science incubators and an exchange of ideas with Arizona innovators on April 3, 2018.

David Richardson of bioSyntagma explains the company’s latest innovation to Congressman Gallego on the tour led by CEI Executive Director Thomas Schumann. (Photo courtesy of CEI)

“We need to cultivate an environment where new businesses can take root and where visionary entrepreneurs can thrive. In other words, our future depends on nurturing more ground-breaking companies like the ones at the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation.” shared Representative Gallego on Facebook following his visit.

Located in Central Phoenix, the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) is a full-service business incubator that houses a vibrant community of entrepreneurs who are working on industry-changing technologies. CEI supports Arizona-based startups in bioscience, medical technology, and sustainability. CEI’s team of dedicated staff and industry-specific mentors are passionate about helping companies commercialize, scale, and succeed in competitive markets.

The visit included a tour of the incubation facility and one-on-one meetings with innovators at Beacon Biomedical, bioSyntagma, and DropWorks followed by an employee town hall.


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