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
Scientific progress begins with one idea, one theory, one trial, one success. The small initiatives of today—the incremental investments of time, energy, and dedication that each of us makes—can have a global impact on tomorrow. Our theme highlights the critical daily contributions that combine to bring new breakthroughs to the world. And yes, it can […]
Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, MD, of the University of Arizona Cancer Center Named 2018 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year
CHANDLER, Ariz — (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) today announced that Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, MD, of the University of Arizona Cancer Center is the 2018 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year. Dr. Curiel will be honored by Arizona’s bioscience and business communities for her leadership and her work on both the treatment and […]
Calimmune, Inc., acquired by global biotechnology leader CSL Limited in 2017 and now fully integrated within CSL, to be honored as the Arizona Bioscience Company of the Year at the 2018 AZBio Awards.