AZBio In The Loop for the week of November 4 2019


Announcing the 2019 AZBio Trailblazer Honorees

The Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) will honor 10 Arizona Legislators on December 12, 2019 for their service to the community and for championing research, education, innovation, the growth of Arizona’s bioscience sector, and for ensuring that Arizona patients benefit from life science innovation.  The honorees are recognized by the leaders of Arizona’s bioscience and healthcare community at the 2019 AZBio Trailblazer Awards during a special appreciation luncheon for members, elected officials and legislators who have made it possible for the Arizona Bioscience Industry  to gain national recognition, build capital infrastructure, and take its place as a leader in both scientific discovery and job growth.

The 2019 AZBio Trailblazer Honorees:

(Top Row Left to Right) Senator Sylvia Allen (LD6), Representative Nancy Barto (LD15), Senator Sean Bowie (LD18), Senator Kate Brophy McGee (LD28), and Senator Kate Heather Carter (LD15)

(Second Row) Representative Kelli Butler (LD28), Representative Regina Cobb, DDS (LD5), Representative Jay Lawrence (LD23), Representative Amish Shah, MD (LD24), and Representative Michelle Udall  (LD25)

 AZBio Member News

Arizona Commerce Authority Announces Semifinalists in the Fall Arizona 2019 Innovation Challenge

PHOENIX, AZ (October 30, 2019) — The Arizona Commerce Authority announced today that semifinalists have been selected in the Fall 2019 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). The competition is among the largest in the country and designed to advance innovation and technology commercialization opportunities in Arizona by helping early-stage ventures scale.

Opportunity Alerts

Please join your AZBio Board of Directors, AZBio Members, and guests for the Fall AZBio Member Reception hosted by Snell & Wilmer 

Don’t miss this opportunity to make new connections, see old friends, and enjoy panoramic views from the 19th floor of the Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix.

Date:  Thursday, November 21, 2019  |  Time:  5:30 PM – 7:30 PM


Mark your calendar for these December events:

7th Annual Cure Corridor Event  December 4th

AZBio Trailblazer Awards and Legislative Luncheon December 12th

It’s Time to Apply for the 2020 Flinn Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program  

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.

Applications close on Monday, Nov 4th 2019.

Learn more and apply here

 It’s time to get ready for J.P. Morgan Healthcare week.

Here is your list of events and tools to sign up for today.

BIO International Convention  – June 8 – 11, 2020 – San Diego


There are 114 Jobs at the AZBio Career Center.

In the Spotlight:

Senior Licensing Manager, College of Medicine-Tucson

The University of Arizona – Tucson

BioPharma Business Development Manager

Ashion Analytics 

Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics

Northern Arizona University – Flagstaff

Scientific Associate, Cardiac Cell Therapy

Avery Therapeutics, Inc.

Lead Quality Scientist, Cardiac Cell Therapy

Avery Therapeutics, Inc. – Tucson

District Manager, Instrument Sales

Thermo Fisher Scientific – Remote / Field, AZ

Electrical Engineering Intern


Administrator – Tucson

EnduRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. – Tucson

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor / ASU / Center for Immunotherapy, Vaccines & Virotherapy

Arizona State University – Tempe

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

Based on Member Feedback, 30-day basic job postings will remain free for AZBio Members through the end of 2019.

Post your open positions or upload your resume today! 

Events  – Committees – Savings

 Sign up today! 

Thursday, November 14th at 3 PM  AZ/MST

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 2018. 

 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!

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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   *  CEI  *  Roche 
Leadership Level:  Amgen  *  Arizona Science Center * BD *   Cord Blood Registry (CBR) * Dignity Health * Genentech  * Janssen Biotech * KCA * Knobbe Martens  *  Medtronic Tempe Campus * New Angle Media *   Novartis   * Pfizer *  PhRMA *  Pinnacle Transplant Technologies  *  Roche Diagnostics * Sanofi US  *  Snell &Wilmer * TGen *  The Biodesign Institute at ASU * The University of Arizona  * UA  BIO5 * Ulthera *  VWR   
Sustaining Partners:   AdvaMed  *  Affordable Image * Alliance Bank of Arizona  *  APS *   BioMarin  *  Critical Path Institute  *  DEXCOM *  EY * HonorHealth *  International Research Center *  Lilly  *  Midwestern University * NFP *  PADT Medical *  Perkins Coie * Snell & Wilmer *  Wexford Science + Technology

AZBio Supporters make what we do possible.

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