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
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TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTGM) (HTG), a diagnostic company whose mission is to advance precision medicine, today provided an update regarding its ongoing efforts related to the development, manufacture and commercialization of companion diagnostic assays.
“Leading Women – Biotech and Beyond” has gained a reputation as a smart and sassy way to kick off Arizona Biosciences Week. Gathered high in the penthouse boardroom of Perkins Coie, an international law firm, some 40 women – and a few brave men – come together to share support and stories. “I love to […]
“The city of Phoenix has made smart investments into building its bioscience infrastructure and it is paying off in economic impact, new company attraction, exciting job opportunities for residents and most importantly, medical insights that benefit people with health challenges who need help today.” said Joan Koerber-Walker, president and CEO of the Arizona Bioindustry Association. “One visible […]
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- 10/11/2019 - 10/20/2019
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- 10/22/2019 - 10/23/2019
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