AZ Technology Workforce Survey Needs Your Input

A message from the Arizona Technology Council and its partners

It’s a commonly heard complaint among Arizona high-technology employers: we can’t find enough right-skilled workers to meet our needs.  Yet the state’s educational institutions and training agencies say they produce lots of that talent.

Getting to the bottom of that discrepancy – and really understanding whether there is a gap between demand for and supply of technology workers in Arizona – is the aim behind a comprehensive study that the Arizona Technology Council and its partners have commissioned.Continue reading

Who is Your Hero?

"Marie Curie as portrayed by Susan Marie Frontczak"

When I was a young girl, Marie Curie was one of my heroes.  There was something about the story of a young girl who was fascinated with science and math and who went on to change the world that captured my imagination and the imagination of millions of other young people like me over the years.  She was a Healthcare Hero!Continue reading

A better AZ starts with conversations and innovations

On April 11, 2011, The AZBio community and Arizona lawmakers came together to connect, engage and share ideas on how to combine  Business + BioScience for a Better Arizona. 

The informational event, supported by BIO and the Arizona Science Center and hosted by AZBIO,  included updates from Walt Plosila of Battelle on the  Arizona BioScience Road Map and how our bioscience community is creating more quality jobs in Arizona followed by a look into innovations and collaborations that are happening at the Critical Path Institute (C-Path) in Tucson by C-Path founder and internationally recognized leader on the art and science of moving bioscience innovations forward – Dr. Raymond Woosley.

Throughout the evening, AZBio members from across our state shared ideas, new developments, as well as success stories  with each other and with our Arizona Lawmakers. Then together we all were dazzled by the incredible Body Worlds and the Brain exhibit at the Arizona Science Center.Continue reading