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)
AZBio Members Are Making LIFE Bettter
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
The Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2019 ( HR 2207 and S. 692) would permanently repeal the Medical Device Excise Tax. The 2.3% levy on U.S. medical device sales went into effect in 2013 but was only in place for two years before Congress put a moratorium in place. When that ended in January 2018, a […]
IBM, KPMG, Merck and Walmart to Collaborate as Part of FDA’s Program to Evaluate the Use of Blockchain to Protect Pharmaceutical Product Integrity
The FDA pilot program explores innovative and emerging approaches for the tracing and verification of prescription products
The Arizona Department of Revenue issued the following guidance for individual income taxpayers now that the Arizona legislature has determined the matter of conforming to the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).
- The Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference
- 09/04/2019 - 09/05/2019
- RESI 2019 - Boston
- The MedTech Conference 2019
- 09/23/2019 - 09/25/2019
- Arizona Bioscience Week - AZBW 2019
- 09/30/2019 - 10/04/2019
- Discovering New Medicines in Arizona Summit