From Discovery To Development To Delivery
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)
AZBio Members Are Making LIFE Bettter
AZBio Members discover, develop, and deliver life-saving and life-changing innovations.
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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
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Awards Contract to Critical Path Institute for Kidney Transplant Database
Patient-level data will inform the creation of drug development tools and speed development of new immunosuppressive treatments
HonorHealth to Advance Heart and Vascular Services With Funding From The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation
The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has issued a $500,000 matching grant to aid HonorHealth in its expansion of the heart and vascular services offered at the HonorHealth Shea Medical Center. The new Bob & Renee Parsons Coronary and Structural Heart Lab will provide patients with access to innovative procedures and the most advanced technology […]
Launch Collaboration to Provide Early Stage Funding for International Healthcare Startups
Arizona State University researchers Joshua LaBaer and Nathan Newman have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the organization announced today.