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From Discovery To Development To Delivery

OUR VISION OF THE FUTURE: Arizona is a top-ten life science state.

OUR MISSION: AZBio supports the needs of Arizona’s growing life science ecosystem.

Arizona’s bioscience industry is growing rapidly with over 34,000 jobs spanning over 2,000 business establishments in 2020. The industry’s job base grew 5.4% in Arizona from 2018-2020, more than tripling the U.S. growth rate of 1.4%. Arizona’s universities conducted nearly $623 million in R&D activities in bioscience-related fields in 2020, fueled in part by steadily increasing NIH awards to Arizona institutions since 2016. Venture capital investments in Arizona bioscience companies increased again in 2021, and during the 2018-2021 period totaled $532 million.

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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 growing Arizona’s bioscience industry.  

AZBio  Member Organizations in the fields of business, research and education, health care delivery, economic development, government, and other professions involved in the biosciences are the key drivers of the growth of Arizona's life science sector.  As the unified voice of our industry in Arizona, AZBio strives to make Arizona a place where bioscience organizations can grow and succeed.

AZBio works nationally and globally with the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), and leading patient advocacy organizations.

Through these relationships, AZBio has access to information, contacts, resources, cost saving programs, and the global bioscience and medtech community.

Success Stories – Good News from Arizona’s BioIndustry

Saving money for Medicare by abandoning new drugs for Medicare patients

By Steve Potts, PhD The new Inflation Reduction Act was written in part to improve access to prescription drugs. But just like many potent drugs, the law too has side effects. As a small biotech drug developer, here’s the most toxic: It’s forcing me to choose to develop a drug for kids instead of a […]

Putting Patients First – Biomarker Testing in Arizona

In 2022, ACS CAN led a successful legislative campaign in Arizona to expand access to biomarker testing. Gov. Ducey, Rep. Regina Cobb, Dr. Rachna Shroff and Holly Hill reflect on the impact this law will have on patients across the state.

Arizona Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) Development Grant: Request for Proposals

APPLICATION RECEIPT DATE: Optional Pre-proposal Deadline: September 30, 2022 Full Application Deadline: October 28, 2022 Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2023 PURPOSE: The Arizona Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) invites applications for development grant proposal studies to support basic or clinical biomedical, translational, epidemiological, caregiving, educational, or behavioral studies in AD, ADRD or brain aging […]

The Fundación Instituto Valenciano de Oncología Leverages HTG Technology for Breast Cancer Laboratory-Developed Test

            TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTGM) (HTG), a life science company advancing precision medicine through its innovative transcriptome-wide profiling technology, announced that the Fundación Instituto Valenciano de Oncología, located in Valencia, Spain (IVO), with its partners, the Fundación Pública Andaluza Progreso […]

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