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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.

 

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AZBio In the Loop for the Week of June 10 2019

  Arizona's Bioscience Community wraps up a week in Philly for BIO 2019. Click here to learn more    AZBio Member News OncoMyx Therapeutics Completes $25 Million Series A Financing PHOENIX, AZ – June 5, 2019 – OncoMyx Therapeutics, a privately-held oncolytic immunotherapy company founded on the myxoma virus (MYXV) platform from Arizona State University (ASU), [...]

Arizona at BIO 2019

The BIO International Convention has concluded.  Hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), this year’s Convention drew 17,307 attendees from 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 65 countries to Philadelphia and its burgeoning biotech community.

Plans for Oro Valley Innovation Lab or OVIL Progresss

A planned Oro Valley biotech incubator has secured additional funding, with Pima County signing on to allocate up to $60,000 for development. The biotech incubator, Oro Valley Innovation Labs, is intended to add to the growing high-tech industry in Pima County by providing space for nascent businesses to conduct research and product development, with a […]

OncoMyx Therapeutics Completes $25 Million Series A Financing

PHOENIX, AZ – June 5, 2019 – OncoMyx Therapeutics, a privately-held oncolytic immunotherapy company founded on the myxoma virus (MYXV) platform from Arizona State University (ASU), announced today the completion of a $25 million series A financing led by Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund (BIVF), Delos Capital, and Xeraya Capital with participation from Korea Investment Partners […]

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