When you're ready to hit the market with an innovative new product, you’ll undoubtedly need smart design. But where do you begin?

Whether you need help with product design, pointers on prototyping, or advice on software development, Design Days at CEI is the perfect place to start. Once a month, we bring leading experts and engineers in to help start-ups, individuals, and entrepreneurs design and refine their product.

Is Design Days is right for you?

Engineers from PADT, Avnet, and Tiempo Development are here to:

  • Give an expert opinion on the feasibility of your idea
  • Make recommendations on the steps needed in product development to go from where you are to where you need to be
  • Look at your product and give you an idea of what the engineering and design of your product will cost
  • Brainstorm technical aspects of your product
  • Review your product and product development plan and identify potential setbacks

And the best part is it’s free and open to the public!

So don’t wait. Sign up for your spot for the next Design Days by filling out the form. Once you do, we’ll reach out to schedule your free 30-minute appointment!

Fill out the form below and someone from CEI will reach out to you to schedule your free, 30-minute appointment with an engineer. 

Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies, Inc. (PADT) is an engineering product and services company that focuses on helping customers who develop physical products by providing Numerical Simulation, Product Development, and Rapid Prototyping solutions.

As a part of Design Days, PADT engineers can answer questions about:

  • 3D Printing & Prototyping
  • Product Development
  • Performance Simulation
  • Manufacturing

From components to cloud and from design to disposal, Avnet, Inc. accelerates the success of customers who build, sell and use technology by providing a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products, services and solutions.

As a part of Design Days, Avnet engineers can answer questions about:

  • Electrical engineering 
  • Semiconductor manufacturing 
  • Internet-connected hardware
  • Display solution

Coplex is a Startup Accelerator that works with non-coding founding teams to co-create new software companies. In our immersive programs, our team supports with product development  to take new concepts to revenue in as little as 8-weeks.

As a part of Design Days, Coplex engineers can answer questions about:

  • Software development
  • Mobile app development
  • Starting an online business 

About the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation

The Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation is a community-based business incubator supported by and located on the GateWay Community College campus. CEI provides targeted business services and proactive business support to create a systematic link between technology development, compelling markets and opportunities; entrepreneurial and managerial talent development; early stage capital sourcing; and education and training, interns, coaching and business counseling from Maricopa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) analysts and other leading industry specialists.

Location: 275 N. Gateway Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85034