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Greater Phoenix Chamber announces 2017 IMPACT Awards recipients

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The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) selected eight local companies as recipients of its 30th annual IMPACT Awards, but only two will be selected as the 2017 IMPACT Businesses of the Year. “This year’s IMPACT Awards recipients are a testament to the success that can be achieved through dedication to leadership, innovation and community,” said Greater Phoenix… Read More →

Greater Phoenix Chamber names 2017 IMPACT Awards finalists

IMPACT Awards

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) selected 20 local companies as finalists for its 30th Anniversary of the IMPACT Awards. The Chamber’s IMPACT Awards honor the accomplishments of small, large and nonprofit businesses and the positive effect they have on the Valley’s business community and economy. The 2017 IMPACT Awards finalists are: Small/Medium Business Category… Read More →

Tech firms partner to help startups with Design Days

A new effort to connect startups and product developers with experts in their fields in Arizona is opening on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies (PADT), Avnet, Tiempo Development and the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) have teamed up for Design Days to provide design and production consultations for local startups and product developers. Design… Read More →

Big win for Phoenix bioscience community

Most organizations can pinpoint those pivotal moments in their history which forever shape the development and growth of their business. For bioscience firm VisionGate and the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI), it was the day they collectively chose to join forces within the CEI business incubator facility in Phoenix, Arizona. This week, VisionGate became the most recent and most… Read More →

Arizona bioscience job growth outpaces nation

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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 →