AZBio in the Loop for the Week of September 10, 2018



Arizona Bioscience Community to Honor 

Dr. Michael E. Berens of TGen for Leadership

 Michael E. Berens, PhD, Professor; Deputy Director for Research Resources; and Director of the Cancer and Cell Biology Division at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is the Jon W. McGarity Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year.  Dr. Berens will be honored by Arizona’s bioscience and business communities for his leadership and his contributions to building the coalitions that have shaped the state’s life science industry at the 2018 AZBio Awards on October 3, 2018.

AZBio Member News

NeoLight Wins AZBio Fast Lane Award

CHANDLER, Ariz — (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) today announced that NeoLight has won a 2018 AZBio Fast Lane Award in recognition of its success in moving from its initial development stage into commercialization and for its commitment to develop innovative products that can help more babies thrive. 

Opportunity Alerts

Meet with the NIH during AZBW 2018.

Representatives of NCI and NINDS will be joining us for AZBW and will present during the White Hat Life Science Investor Conference.   
One-on-One meetings will be available via AZBW Partnering. 
Just in time for White Hat – join us in person or online for the October Legal Lunch on Term Sheets.   Click here to learn more.

Arizona Innovation Challenge – Fall 2018 

Apply by Sept. 14th

The fall 2018 Challenge brings new and exciting opportunities to Arizona entrepreneurs, now granting up to 10 awardees up to $150,000! Each awardee will be enrolled into the ACA’s premier business-mentorship program, Venture Ready, as well as exposure to investors, business executives and successful startup CEOs and media. 

Arizona Bioscience Week has something for everyone.Check it out.  Save the Date  Sign up today.

Kick off Arizona Bioscience Week  at Perkins Coie – Phoenix

Leading Women: Biotech and Beyond.

Join us for an evening of cocktails, connections, and a stimulating conversation with some of biotech’s leading women.   

2018 AZBio Awards

Sign up today to join us for  White Hat 2018

We’re wrapping up AZBW 2018 with
Bioscience Family Night
hosted by Arizona Science Center


There are 57 life science jobs open at the AZBio Career  Center.

Who’s Hiring? Click here to find out.  

Post your open career opportunities today at

“Connecting Talent with Opportunity” takes on a new meaning with up to ten  FREE 30-day Standard Job Postings on the AZBio Career Center between July 1 and September 30, 2018..

Learn More About the AZBio Talent Challenge – Summer 2018  

Got a legal question?

Check out a FREE service for AZBio Members:   Office Hours at Perkins Coie

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Events  – Committees – Savings

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The MedTech Conference

  • Sep 24, 2018 – Philadelphia

Arizona Bioscience Week 2018

  • Oct 1, 2018 – Chandler

Leading Women: Biotech and Beyond

  • Oct 1, 2018 – Phoenix

Legal Lunch – Understanding Term Sheets

  • Oct 2, 2018 – Phoenix

2018 Public Health Law Conference

  • Oct 3, 2018 – Phoenix

2018 AZBio Awards

  • Oct 3, 2018 – Phoenix

White Hat 2018

  • Oct 4, 2018 – Phoenix

Women of Color STEM Entrepreneurship Conference

  • Oct 4, 2018 – Phoenix

SBIR Ask The Experts

  • Oct 4, 2018 – Phoenix

Bioscience Family Night at Arizona Science Center

  • Oct 5, 2018 – Phoenix

Telemedicine & Telehealth  Service Provider Summit (SPS)

  • Oct 8, 2018 –

BIO Investor Forum 2018

  • Oct 17, 2018 – San Francisco

AZMN Cancer Caregivers Conference – Young People ARE Caregivers TOO!

  • Oct 20, 2018 – Phoenix

Living Strong with Crohn’s & Colitis- an IBD patient education event

  • Nov 3, 2018 – Phoenix

AZBio Trailblazer Awards and Legislator Appreciation Luncheon

  • Dec 13, 2018 – Phoenix

Click Here to View the  FINAL RESULTS of the 
2018 AZBio Legislative Watch List

Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: 

Thursday, Sept. 13th at 3 PM 

All AZBio Members are welcome to join the AZBio Government Affairs Committee. 

 Click here to be added to the committee  


 AZBio Purchasing Power


AZBio Members saved over $3 Million via AZBio Purchasing Power in 2017. 

 Click here to learn more how YOU can save on these product and services. 


Join  AZBio

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Arizona a Top Tier Bioscience State. 
AZBio Members are making it happen!View AZBio Member Directory
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 Thank you to our AZBio Supporters

Legacy Level:  Arizona Commerce Authority 
                          BIO *  Dorn Policy Group  
Chairman’s Circle:    BusinessWire  * City of Phoenix * 
                                    Flinn Foundation  *  Roche 

Leadership Level:  Arizona Science Center * Bard Peripheral Vascular  * City of Scottsdale *  City of Tempe  *  Cord Blood Registry (CBR) * Dignity Health * Genentech  * Janssen Biotech * KCA * Medtronic Tempe Campus * New Angle Media *   Novartis  *  Pfizer *  PhRMA *  Roche Diagnostics * Snell &Wilmer * TGen *  The Biodesign Institute at ASU * The University of Arizona  * UA  BIO5 * Ulthera * Ventana Medical Systems * VWR   
Sustaining Partners:  AdvaMed  *  Affordable Image * Alliance Bank of Arizona *  Allergan  *  APS *  Bristol-Myers Squibb *  EY * HonorHealth *  International Research Center *  Midwestern University * NFP *  PADT Medical * Perkins Coie * Pinnacle Transplant Technologies 

AZBio Supporters make what we do possible.

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