BioInspire Archives

BioInspire earns ‘Excellence in Innovation’ award


BioInspire, the Peoria-based incubator for medical device companies, accepted an “Excellence in Innovation” award at WESTMARC’S Best of the West award ceremony this week. The award is the latest recognition for BioInspire, whose goal is to help start-up companies in the competitive field of medical device innovative gain a competitive edge. The BioInspire facility is… Read More →

City of Peoria honors BioAccel


BioAccel has received the City of Peoria’s 2013 Economic Development Award for the development and management of BioInspire, a medical device-focused accelerator program. MaryAnn Guerra, BioAccel’s CEO, and Thomas Rainey, Director of BioInspire, will accept the award on behalf of BioAccel’s staff, Board and advisors at the Peoria Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Celebration, May… Read More →

BioAccel Challenges Entrepreneurs to Solve Healthcare Problems

Translatinal Accelerator looks to invest in Arizona bioscience companies, 2008

BioAccel, a 501(c)3 non-profit and Arizona’s premier resource for healthcare innovation, is announcing the BioAccel Solutions Challenge to solve medical and health delivery problems in Arizona, stimulate new company formation and increase investment in the industry. BioAccel will publicly release a vetted list of key healthcare problems, or “needs,” identified by industry practitioners and leaders,… Read More →

Arizona bioscience job growth outpaces nation

by in Bioscience | Economy | Featured | Tech

Arizona’s bioscience sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the past decade and experienced double-digit job growth during the economic recovery, a new report shows. Since Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap was launched in 2002, Arizona’s bioscience jobs have increased by 45 percent to 99,018 in 2011. Nationally, the growth rate during this time… Read More →

It takes fuel to win tech race

by in Blogs | Featured | Tech

Many of us can relate to thinking of Arizona’s economy as an automobile race. To win, you need a smooth race course, a fast car, a winning driver and high-powered fuel. Carrying that analogy into Arizona’s technology sector, it’s clear that a lot of resources have been invested and progress has been made in building… Read More →

BioAccel Adds Stimwave Technologies To Incubator

by in Bioscience | Business News | Healthcare | Tech

BioAccel and the City of Peoria announced that BioInspire has accepted a sixth company, Arizona based medical device startup Stimwave Technologies, Inc., into the medical device incubator facility in Peoria,. Stimwave Technologies has received a $300,000 investment from BioAccel’s New Venture Development Program and will be a resident of the new incubator facility in Peoria,… Read More →

Plaza Companies Promotes Lloyd To VP Brokerage Services

Plaza Companies - Margaret Lloyd
by in Newsmakers

Margaret Lloyd, previously the Plaza Companies’ medical leasing specialist, has been promoted to vice president of Brokerage Services. Responsible for some of the most significant properties in the Plaza Companies portfolio, Lloyd also represents additional important institutional and privately owned properties throughout Arizona. With more than 29 years of experience, Lloyd had previously worked with… Read More →