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850PBC offers entrepreneurs a connected and collaborative work and event space in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The location encourages positive collision with the local community and across the ASU downtown campus. The Health Entrepreneurship Accelerator Lab (HEALab) is also located within E+I @ 850PBC space and supports health-related ventures.

850PBC is named after its location (850 N. 5th St.) and as part of Phoenix Bioscience Core (PBC). It offers entrepreneurs a connected and collaborative work and event space in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The location empowers positive collision with the local community, ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus and across Phoenix Bioscience Core. The Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation space also houses the Health Entrepreneurship Accelerator Lab (HEALab), a collaboration between Edson E+I Institute, the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation and the College of Health Solutions.

The HEALab hosts events in the space, such as the Health Entrepreneurship + Innovation student club meetings, hackathons and conferences. All events work to welcome students and members of the health and entrepreneurship communities around Phoenix into the space. This space also serves as a place for entrepreneurs in the health innovation field to work on business development and host meetings.

The Phoenix Bioscience Core was established to enhance interdisciplinary biomedical research in the area and to encourage growth of the private sector in bioscience and health technology. 850PBC is LEED Gold certified and features 240,000 square feet of wet and dry labs, offices and retail space for use by the three state universities and a number of private biomedical companies and ventures.

This space is best suited for:

  • Bioscience and health innovation students and entrepreneurs

  • Students on the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus in need of collaborative co-working space

  • Community organizations looking for conference or presentation space in central Phoenix


850PBC has a parking lot adjacent to the building. Rates are $4 per hour or $20 per day. This lot is located on the south side of the building, between 4th and 5th Streets, and can only be accessed from McKinley Street. Parking meters are also available around the perimeter of the building and surrounding neighborhood. 

For large-scale events, additional parking options are available. Applicable fees will apply; please contact the community manager for details.


  • Collaborative co-working space with 16 open workstations with privacy screens, four shared monitors, two mobile 55” display audiovisual carts and a small capacity black and white printer

  • 928 square foot event space with dedicated presentation equipment, audiovisual support, microphones, and a podium — 80 person capacity

  • Open spaces for group meetings with booth configurations, high top tables and stools, moveable chairs and laptop tables, and huddle spaces with acoustical draping 

  • Flex space for small group meetings with a 55” wall-mounted display, phone conferencing and an ethernet connection — 4 person capacity

  • Kitchenette


All coworking space is pack-in, pack-out and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Request access to 850PBC.

You can reserve a flex space or the event space in advance. Reserve a meeting space.



850 N. 5th Street
Suite 116
Phoenix AZ 85004-2431       


For more information, email info.850PBC@asu.edu