From Discovery To Development To Delivery
AZBio is committed to building a top-tier life science industry in Arizona.
Arizona has a sizable and rapidly growing bioscience industry. State bioscience firms employed 25,686 in 2016 in 1,310 individual business establishments. Industry employment has grown by 9 percent since 2014, twice the growth rate of the nation, with four of the five major subsectors adding jobs during the period. Both drugs and pharmaceuticals and research, testing and medical labs have experienced double-digit job growth since 2014. Arizona inventors have been awarded nearly 2,000 bioscience-related patents since 2014, among the second quintile of states in patent activity. Since 2015, NIH awards to Arizona institutions have increased, reaching $189 million in FY 2017. (Get The Facts)
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AZBio Members discover, develop, and deliver life-saving and life-changing innovations.
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A key component in Arizona’s life science ecosystem, the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) is the only statewide organization exclusively focused on Arizona’s bioscience industry. AZBio membership includes patient advocacy organizations, life science innovators, educators, healthcare partners and leading business organizations. AZBio is the statewide affiliate of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and works in partnership with AdvaMed, MDMA, and PhRMA to advance innovation and to ensure that the value delivered from life-changing and life-saving innovation benefits people in Arizona and around the world.
Success Stories – Good News from Arizona’s BioIndustry
TUCSON, Ariz., March 21, 2019 — After a worldwide search, the Critical Path Institute (C-Path) today announced it has appointed Joseph Scheeren, Pharm. D., as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Scheeren previously served as Senior Advisor Research and Development for Bayer AG and has had a distinguished 36-year career in the pharmaceutical industry […]
LumosVar — a name inspired by Harry Potter — could help physicians provide genomic-based treatments for their patients
Beacon Biomedical Teams with National Phlebotomy Providers Network To Launch a Nationwide Blood-Draw Service to Support BeScreened™-CRC
Despite being one of the most preventable cancers, colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women in the United States. In 2018 alone, there were an estimated 140,250 new cases of colorectal cancer and 50,630 deaths. While existing screening tests, such as fecal-based tests and colonoscopies, are extremely effective […]
University of Arizona startup GenetiRate has been designated one of two companies honored with the Seafood Innovation Award at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) 2019. Awarded on March 7, NASF Seafood Innovation Day, the company won the honor for its technology for genetic selection to improve sustainability and production.
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- 2019 Precision Medicine Symposium
- Arizona Technology Council MedTech Conference
- In Vitro and In Silico Modeling: Advancing Research by Looking Beyond Animal Models
- BIO 2019 Legislative Day Fly-In
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