AZBio In The Loop for the week of April 16, 2018



According to a report by the Flinn Foundation, Arizona’s bioscience sector is adding jobs at a rate outpacing the biosciences nationally and the state’s overall private sector, while Arizona’s public universities are seeing increases in bioscience research funding, expenditures and tech transfer, a new report shows.

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As BIO celebrates its 25-year anniversary, the upcoming BIO International Convention June 4-7 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center will highlight the organization’s past and imagine the future. With the theme and tagline, “make history”, BIO 2018 will be remembered for its high-profile speakers, over 16,000 attendees, 1,800 exhibitors, record breaking partnering meetings, stellar education program, global pavilions and networking events.

AZBio Member News

Join the AZBio Board of Directors at the Medtronic Tempe Campus on April 26, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM for the AZBio Spring Reception.

It’s a great way to see old friends, make new connections, and get to know members of your community. Learn more and register today

Helmsley Charitable Trust Awards Critical Path Institute a Grant to Focus on Crohn’s Disease Biomarkers  

Tucson, AZ, and New York, NY – April 16, 2018 — The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded Critical Path Institute (C-Path) a grant to support a Crohn’s disease biomarker pre-consortium. The pre-consortium will identify unmet needs for the use of biomarkers in developing new treatments for people with Crohn’s disease.

Creation of Sustainable Botanicals International, Inc. Announced

A new company designed to more efficiently and effectively deliver select natural ingredients for use in personal care, cosmetic, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical industries.

Life365 Announces Board of Advisors and Board of Directors

Life365 Inc., announced its board of advisors and board of directors this week as they continue working to simplify the transition of care to the home with their digital health solutions for healthcare enterprises. 

Opportunity Alerts


Looking for Investors?  Applications are open for White Hat 2018

First Round Judging begins in May.  
All applicants will know their status by August 1st.

MDMA Annual Meeting – May 2nd – Washington DC

Plan to attend MDMA’s 2018 Annual Meeting in our Nation’s Capital, May 2-4, 2018. MDMA’s Annual Meeting will cover key issues impacting the United States’ leadership position in med tech innovation, and how we can all help shape the regulatory and legislative agendas. This year’s meeting will provide the latest on regulatory, reimbursement, compliance and international trends, as well interactive sessions with top policy makers from FDA, CMS and more. 

RESI Boston 

June 4, 2018 – Marriott Copley Square

AZBio members save $100 on registration.

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Who’s Hiring?  

Check out career opportunities with Barrow Neurological Institute, Critical Path Institute, Midwestern University, and NuvOx.

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