AZBio In The Loop for the week of October 15, 2018



Announcing the 2018 AZBio Trailblazers

The 2018 AZBio Trailblazer Honorees are: Senator Nancy Barto, Senator Sean Bowie, Senator Kate Brophy McGee, Representative Douglass Coleman, Representative Heather Carter, Representative Regina Cobb, DDS, Representative Randall Friese, MD, Representative Mark Finchem, Representative Maria Syms, and  Representative Jeff Weninger.

Senator Kimberly Yee will be honored with the 2018 Chairman’s Award.

Join leaders from across the state to thank our elected leaders for everything they do to help our bioscience industry move forward faster.

Learn More and Register to join us on Dec. 13,  2018 in Phoenix. 

AZBio Member News

ASU and BioXFEL consortium awarded $22.5 million to capture biology at the atomic level using X-ray lasers

Eight Arizona State University faculty researchers are part of an eight-campus consortium of U.S. universities that is revolutionizing bioimaging through collaborations with academia and industry.

UA-Banner Health All of Us Research Program Reaches Enrollment Milestone

Joining the national research effort, 15,000 Arizonans have enrolled as All of Us Research Program participants, supported by local partners Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Sciences. 

Opportunity Alerts

Opportunity Alert – Call for Sessions is Open for BIO 2019

All session applications must be fully complete and submitted by the NEW deadline, October 18, 2018, at 5:00 PM ET.

 Applications are open until November 5th.
Click here to learn more and apply 

The Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program offers early-stage Arizona bioscience firms an opportunity to apply for $30,000 in non-dilutive funding and a robust package of benefits.
See the events calendar below for details on the info call this week.


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Events  – Committees – Savings

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Innovations and Inventions Research Fair

  • Oct 16, 2018 – Tucson

BIO Investor Forum 2018

  • Oct 17, 2018 – San Francisco

Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program Info Session Call

  • Oct 18, 2018 – Conference Call

AZMN Cancer Caregivers Conference – Young People ARE Caregivers TOO!

  • Oct 20, 2018 – Phoenix

National SBIR STTR Conference 2018

  • Oct 30, 2018 – Dallas

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

  • Nov 3, 2018 – Phoenix

MDMA’s 21st Annual Coverage, Reimbursement and Health Policy Conference

  • Nov 7, 2018 – Washington

Mini Medical School – Good Bacteria – Bad Bacteria

  • Nov 7, 2018 – Phoenix

AZBio Trailblazer Awards and Legislator Appreciation Luncheon

  • Dec 13, 2018 – Phoenix

JPM Week 2019

  • Jan 6, 2019 – San Francisco

BIO 2019 – It Starts with One

  • Jun 3, 2019 – Philadelphia

The MedTech Conference 2019

  • Sep 23, 2019 – Boston

Arizona Bioscience Week – AZBW 2019

  • Sep 30, 2019 – Across Arizona

AZBio Awards

  • Oct 2, 2019 – Phoenix


Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: 

Thursday, November 8th at 3 PM 

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

 Click here to be added to the committee  

SAVINGS: AZBio Purchasing Power

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

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Join  AZBio

AZBio is committed to making
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 *  City of Phoenix  *   Dorn Policy Group  * Flinn Foundation
Chairman’s Circle:    BusinessWire  * City of Phoenix *   Roche 
Leadership Level:  Amgen  *  Arizona Science Center * BD * City of Scottsdale *  City of Tempe  *  Cord Blood Registry (CBR) * Dignity Health * Genentech  * Janssen Biotech * KCA * Medtronic Tempe Campus * New Angle Media *   Novartis  *  Perkins Coie * 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  * Pinnacle Transplant Technologies 

AZBio Supporters make what we do possible.

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