AZBio Members who have won the Arizona Innovation Challenge in the past include:
- Iron Horse Diagnostics, 2014 AIC winner
- NuvOx Pharma, 2014 AIC winner
- Viomics, 2013 AIC winner
- Nasseo, 2013 AIC winner.
- Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, 2012 AIC winner.
- MSDx, 2011 AIC winner.
Twice yearly, the Arizona Commerce Authority awards $1.5 million to the world’s most innovative companies. The Arizona Innovation Challenge is an investment in the minds of talented entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs who, through commercialization of their technology, are advancing Arizona’s economic transformation through wealth and job creation.
The Spring 2015 AIC application window is now open! From now until Friday, March 27, 2015 at 3:00 pm, you are invited to download, complete, and submit an application to win up to $250,000. Please be sure to follow the directions in the application. We also recommend that you download and study the Application Information Packets to understand the rubric used to evaluate your application.
- The Application for the Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge
- The Spring 2015 AIC Application Information Packet
When you are ready to submit your application, follow the link below to fill out your company profile and upload your PDF-formatted, 3-page application.
When you click the link below, fill out your email address and, if the system recognizes you, it will provide instructions for you to confirm your identity and link your new application to your past application and results. If you are not recognized, you will not see the instructions. In that case, please continue filing out the profile form as normal.