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

Arizona’s bioscience industry is growing rapidly and reached nearly 30,000 jobs spanning 2,160 business establishments in 2018. Industry employment has grown by 15 percent since 2016—twice the growth rate of the nation—with each of the five major subsectors adding jobs during the period. Arizona’s universities conducted nearly $580 million in R&D activities in bioscience-related fields in 2018, fueled in part by steadily increasing NIH awards to Arizona institutions since 2016. Venture capital investments in Arizona bioscience companies increased in 2019, and during the 2016-19 period totaled $349 million. Arizona inventors have been awarded 2,178 bioscience-related patents since 2016, among the second quintile of states in patent activity.

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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

Hexoskin Reaches New Milestone for Scientific and Peer-reviewed Publications

AZBio Member,  Hexoskin, has reached an important milestone. The company announced that the Hexoskin Connected Health Platform has been used in over 100 scientific & peer-reviewed publications thanks to our community of researchers and scientists dedicated to promoting safe and effective remote monitoring technologies.

TGen Launches Vidium Animal Health

After more than a decade of studying naturally occurring cancer in pet dogs, the next logical step was developing a company to provide genomic-based precision-medicine to veterinary oncologists and pet parents. TGen did just that with the launch of Vidium Animal Health.

Findings Reveal Hundreds of Mutated Genes Could Contribute to Cerebral Palsy: International Study Will Allow Physicians to Identify Genetic Cause of Cerebral Palsy for Many

A new study provides the first strong statistical and laboratory evidence that a large proportion of cerebral palsy cases are caused by mutations in a single gene. These findings will directly inform clinical care by improving physicians’ ability to identify the cause of an individual’s cerebral palsy, which will provide closure for families, guide preventative […]

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