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.
Get Connected With Arizona's Bioindustry
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
Discount Tire Partners with TGen to Create a Personalized Screening and Prevention Plan for Cancer Risk
Pilot study to focus on family history of relevant diseases and genetic risk score
Sanofi joins forces with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to advance a novel coronavirus vaccine
Work with Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) will utilize Sanofi’s well-established recombinant technology platform to expedite a potential COVID-19 vaccine
The purpose of newborn screening is to detect potentially fatal or disabling conditions in newborns as early as possible, often before the infant displays any signs or symptoms of a disease or condition. Arizona Legislators and Patient Advocates are working together to ensure Arizona babies are tested for additional conditions where early intervention can make a world of […]
Talent is essential for every industry. Every two years, AZBio, in partnership with the Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI) takes a look at the talent we have and the talent we need to grow great companies that make life better. Now is the time when your company can join the study.
- Open Door at ASU Biodesign Tempe
- AdvaMed Fly In 2020
- 02/25/2020 - 02/26/2020
- 2020 Health Policy Symposium - Improving Healthcare Through Transparency and Collaboration
- 2020 McKenna Lecture by Susan Dentzer
- BIO5 Inspiring Women in STEM