AZBio In The Loop for the week of May 13 2019

News and events for Arizona’s Biotech Community


It’s prime internship season and we need YOUR HELP.

Students are eager to gain work experience in our industry and to join your team.  Please post your internship opportunities at the AZBio Career Center. ( so that these talented students can find you.

Internship postings are always FREE. 

Who Inspires You?  Nominate them for an AZBio Award!

Nominations are now open for the 2019 AZBio Awards that will be held on October 2, 2019 at the peak of Arizona Bioscience Week. 

Click here to learn more  (Application Deadline is May 31st)

Applications for the Student Discovery Zone are now open. 

Click here to submit your poster abstract

Tell Your Story and Show your Support for Arizona’s Bioindustry

Click here to reserve your page in the AZBio Special Supplement in the September/October issue of AzBusiness Magazine

Ad reservation deadline is August 1st.

 AZBio Member News

New Online Tool Helps Patients with Actionable Cost Information on Their Medicines

A new platform for patients, caregivers and health care providers called the Medicine Assistance Tool, or MAT is a tool  that  links to the websites referenced in company Direct to Consumer (DTC)  television advertising and includes a search tool to help patients connect to financial assistance programs.

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute to build memory and research center in Tucson

The multidisciplinary center will operate  in partnership with University of Arizona.

Private Equity Firm Purchases Phoenix-based Regenerative Medicine Company Axolotl Biologix

Company Plans to Initiate Clinical Trials and FDA Approvals of its Products

Arizona Commerce Authority Announces Arizona Innovation Challenge Finalists for Spring 2019

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced 25 companies were selected as semifinalists in the Spring 2019 round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge.

Opportunity Alerts

The Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference – Apply to present

Are you looking for funding?  Click the link to learn more about RMLSIPC.  The sister conference to White Hat, RMLSIPC will be held In Vail, CO on Sept. 4-5, 2019.


Partnering Systems are open for  BIO and RESI.  

BIO 2019 – It Starts with One 

Jun 3 – 6 , 2019 – Philadelphia

Partnering is now open.  Sign up and start requesting meetings today today.

RESI Philadelphia
Jun 3, 2019 – Philadelphia
Specifically for early stage companies, RESI’s speed networking format is a great  way to make connections.  AZBio Members save $100 on registration with code.


There are 50 Jobs at the AZBio Career Center.

Manufacturing Manager

  • NuvOx Pharma – Tucson

Clinical Trial/Program / Consultant

  • Arizona State University – Tempe

Specialist I, Quality Control Environmental Monitoring

  • CBR 

Mentor in Residence, Life Sciences

  • The University of Arizona’s (UA) Tech Launch Arizona (TLA) 

Click here to view ALL opportunities or post positions at your  company.

Events  – Committees – Savings

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The Arizona Legislature is now in session.

Each session, AZBio reviews all of the bills being considered by the Arizona Legislature and identifies the ones with impact on our industry.  These bills are then tracked on the AZBio Watch List.  Status on bills is updated weekly.  

Click here to access the AZBio Watch List

Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: 

Thursday, June 13th at 3 PM  AZ/PDT

All AZBio Members are welcome to join the AZBio Government Affairs Committee.  Click here to be added to the committee  


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AZBio Members saved over $3 Million via AZBio Purchasing Power in 2018. 

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


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