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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.
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Dr. Patricia Beckmann is the Entrepreneurial Program Coordinator and Grant Administrator for AZBio supporting the Economic Development Association’s Seed Fund Grant at AZBio. Patricia’s overall career spans research, operations, law and venture capital.
BD, BioGX Announce FDA Emergency Use Authorization for New COVID-19 Diagnostic for Use in U.S. New Test Immediately Available to Increase Capacity of Rapid, On-Site Testing of COVID-19 at Hospitals Across the U.S.
The test helps fill an urgent need across the U.S. for hospitals to access an easy-to-use, rapid diagnostic test to screen patients and health care workers for COVID-19. The test will be run on the BD MAX™ System, a molecular diagnostic platform already in use at hundreds of laboratories in nearly every state across the country. […]
Amgen And Adaptive Biotechnologies Announce Strategic Partnership To Develop A Therapeutic To Prevent Or Treat COVID-19
Adaptive Extends Immune Medicine Platform to Discover Therapeutic Antibodies From Recovered COVID-19 Patients Amgen Will Leverage Genetics, Immunology, Antibody Engineering and Manufacturing Capabilities Companies Will Begin Work Immediately
Point-of-care blood test detects evidence of present or past exposure in 15 minutes
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