SOURCE: NTEC

October 20, 2008 18:00 ET

NTEC Launches Pre-Opening Leasing Campaign for Its Newly Constructed Med-Tech Accelerator

Largest Medical Technology Business Accelerator in the Southwest

FRISCO, TX--(Marketwire - October 20, 2008) - The North Texas Enterprise Center for Medical Technology (NTEC), a business accelerator for medical device and healthcare related technology firms, announced today that it has launched a comprehensive nationwide marketing program for pre-leasing space in its newly constructed 50,000 square foot building located at 6170 Research Road in Frisco, Texas. NTEC's new facility makes it the largest medical technology start-up accelerator in the Southwest, and further positions Frisco as a "Med-Tech Corridor" for new companies, medical technology jobs and economic growth.

"We're excited about our future as a catalyst for building long term economic value and job growth for Frisco, as well as the region, in a stable industry," said Larry Calton, executive director of NTEC. "This new facility positions NTEC to attract national and international med-tech start-ups and the investors that support them."

NTEC's new facility has two floors, 80 offices, 30 cubes and 45 lab seats. The lobby is two stories with large spaces for technology displays of products produced by NTECs program companies. The building features an industrial modern look with steel, concrete and glass and it overlooks a small lake. The facility offers fully furnished and flexible offices and cubes, state-of-the-art wired and wireless voice, data and video communications, conference rooms with audio visual equipment, fully equipped print production room, kitchen/lunch/training room with appliances, coffee bars and a fitness facility with 24 hour access. In addition, the new facility includes roughly 10,000 square feet of biolabs, device labs and prototyping labs to empower life-science start-ups.

"During our pre-leasing campaign, applicants can take advantage of first-mover incentives," said Dr. Hubert Zajicek, director of NTEC. "Office leasing rates start at $775 per month, cubes are $590 per month, lab benches start at $875 per month and rates for larger and/or special space needs that include office and lab space are determined by the actual requirement."

Existing NTEC tenant companies move to the new facility beginning October 31st. Newly accepted NTEC program companies that are approved during this pre-leasing campaign can also move in at that time. For additional information visit www.ntec-inc.org or contact Dr. Zajicek at hzajicek@ntec-inc.org.

-- Click here to watch a YouTube video of the outside of the New Facility

-- New Facility: Preleasing-Info - Lab Amenities Info - Office & General Info - Floorplan (PDF)

ABOUT NTEC

The North Texas Enterprise Center for Medical Technology (NTEC), a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization based in Frisco, Texas, was founded to assist entrepreneurs with the challenging task of starting and growing a new medical technology company that will add economic value, technology jobs and breakthrough healthcare product innovations to the area. Founded in 2002, the Center provides a broad base of support to entrepreneurs both internally and through an extensive support network. Operating as a business accelerator, NTEC's core mission is to identify, mentor and grow promising entrepreneurial medical technology companies, with special emphasis in the medical device and healthcare related information technology (IT) industries. For more information visit NTEC at www.ntec-inc.org.

Contact Information

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    Hubert K. Zajicek, MD, MBA
    Director
    NTEC
    2611 Internet Blvd, Suite 109
    Frisco, Texas 75034-9085
    (O) 214.618.7933
    (F) 214.618.6494
    (M) 214.893.5166
    Email Contact
    www.ntec-inc.org

    Kim Cogbill
    Operations Manager
    NTEC
    2611 Internet Blvd, Suite 109
    Frisco, Texas 75034-9085
    (O) 214-618-7903
    (F) 214-618-6494 fax
    (M) 214-766-7466 cell
    Email Contact
    www.ntec-inc.org

    Howard LaMunion
    The Consulttus Group, Inc.
    Public Relations For NTEC
    (M) 214-601-0977
    Email Contact