(June 3, 2009) Learn more about Frisco’s emerging med-tech industry while you enjoy a cup of ‘Coffee with the Mayor”. On June 8 at 8 a.m., Mayor Maher Maso’s “Coffee with the Mayor” moves to the North Texas Enterprise Center for Medical Technology (NTEC), located at 6170 Research Rd.
NTEC, Inc. is a non-profit, medical technology incubator program financed through the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) and other private partners. NTEC’s 50,000 square foot headquarters opened in November 2008 at the northeast corner of Research Road and Frisco Street. The EDC, in conjunction with the City of Frisco, issued $10.8 million bond in 2007 to build the facility. The two-story, state-of-the-art facility, includes 80 offices, 30 cubes, 10,000 square feet of highly flexible bio-labs, device labs and prototyping labs. The building can house as many as 25 entrepreneurial medical device and medical technology businesses.
It’s been a year since Mayor Maso launched “Coffee with the Mayor” as one of his communication initiatives. The program centers around coffee and casual conversation and is held the second Monday of each month from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. “Coffee with the Mayor” is usually held on the fifth floor of City Hall, inside the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.
“Coffee with the Mayor” will not be held in July. “Coffee with the Mayor” resumes on August 10 at City Hall. Read more about "Coffee with the Mayor."