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AZBio is committed to building a top-tier life science industry in Arizona.

Arizona has a sizable and rapidly growing bioscience industry. State bioscience firms employed 25,686 in 2016 in 1,310 individual business establishments. Industry employment has grown by 9 percent since 2014, twice the growth rate of the nation, with four of the five major subsectors adding jobs during the period. Both drugs and pharmaceuticals and research, testing and medical labs have experienced double-digit job growth since 2014. Arizona inventors have been awarded nearly 2,000 bioscience-related patents since 2014, among the second quintile of states in patent activity. Since 2015, NIH awards to Arizona institutions have increased, reaching $189 million in FY 2017. (Get The Facts)


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A key component in Arizona’s life science ecosystem, the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) is the only statewide organization exclusively focused on Arizona’s bioscience industry.  AZBio membership includes patient advocacy organizations, life science innovators, educators, healthcare partners and leading business organizations. AZBio is the statewide affiliate of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and works in partnership with AdvaMed, MDMA, and PhRMA to advance innovation and to ensure that the value delivered from life-changing and life-saving innovation benefits people in Arizona and around the world.


Success Stories – Good News from Arizona’s BioIndustry

Invest Southwest 2020 Venture Madness Finalists Announced

Finalists will compete in a live pitch competition made up of companies representing four industries: Consumer, Technology, SaaS and Medical for a chance to win a $15,000 cash prize. Each company will advance to the live-demo portion of the contest held Feb 20 at the Tempe Center for the Arts to compete in head-to-head pitches for […]

Reglagene Brings Home the Silver in the RESI Innovation Challenge

Reglagene, a Tucson-based developer of quadruplex master switch technology that enables the discovery of medicines that control gene expression, placed second in the RESI Innovation Challenge during JPM Week in San Francisco. Hosted by Life Science Nation (LSN), RESI conferences bring together  global early-stage companies across Biotech, Medtech, Diagnostics & Digital Health with life science […]

Medtronic Wins Prestigious CATALYST Award

Jan. 16, 2020: Women play a vital role at Medtronic. From engineers building pacemakers and insulin pumps to sales representatives working in communities around the world, women at all levels of the organization are driving the company’s efforts to transform healthcare.

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