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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.

 

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BD to Invest $65 Million for Key Supply Chain Infrastructure in Tucson, Arizona to Increase Resiliency of U.S. Medical Device Supply

TUCSON, Ariz., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today it will invest $65 million to construct a state-of-the-art facility in Tucson, Arizona that will be a hub for the company’s supply chain, serving as a final-stage manufacturing and sterilization center.  

NIH clinical trial evaluating Moderna COVID-19 variant vaccine begins

Early-stage trial to evaluate safety and immunogenicity. In investigational vaccine designed to protect against the B.1.351 SARS-CoV-2 variant has been administered as part of a new Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating the vaccine candidate’s safety and immunogenicity in adult volunteers. The vaccine, known as mRNA-1273.351, was developed by the biotechnology company ModernaTX, Inc., based in […]

BD Announces FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Combination COVID-19, Flu Rapid Antigen Test

New Test on the BD Veritor™ Plus System Can Detect SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A, Influenza B from Single Patient Sample FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for a […]

Mayo Clinic and ASU MedTech Accelerator boosts health startups

The partnership propels a new cohort of next-generation medical technology and service startups forward with one-of-a-kind tools and resources. Few things have better illustrated the need for innovative medical technologies than the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mayo Clinic and ASU MedTech Accelerator, a flagship program of the Mayo Clinic and ASU Alliance for Health Care, was […]

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