Scheduled to open late 2020, MAYO and ASU to bring 1000 high tech jobs to Arizona at the new Health Futures Center. This planned 150,000 square foot state of the art facility will include a MedTech Accelerator, biomedical engineering and informatics research labs, nursing programs and in innovative education zone. (source: ASUnow.asu.edu). In 2017 the MAYO Clinic expanded their medical school in Arizona. The partnership allows students who complete their medical degree at Mayo Medical to have the option of continuing their education beyond certification with a master’s degree of health care delivery at ASU.
According to the article from the Phoenix Business Journal the new center is expected to make a $2 Billion impact on the economy also adding over 1000 high-tech jobs over the next ten years. Dr. Wyatt Decker, Vice President and CEO of Mayo Clinic of Arizona is hoping to accelerate this with a strategic partner with ASU. Dr. Decker feels the need will be far greater in Arizona. The new Health Futures Centers is scheduled to open in late 2020. It will be owned and operated by Arizona State University.
Gianrico Farrugia – President/CEO of MAYO CLINIC
“Mayo Clinic and ASU share a vision,” Farrugia said. “It’s a vision to create a collaborative environment of expertise right here in the Valley. And this place will be a destination for students, for entrepreneurs, for biomedical professionals. They will come to us from everywhere in the region and, indeed, from around the world. This will be a hub of life science innovation that will not only benefit ASU students and researchers but truly the patients of the future.” (source: asunow.asu.edu)
The 25-acre Health Innovation Center will be located next to Mayo on a campus in which ASU currently owns in Phoenix.
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