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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)


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AZBio Members discover, develop, and deliver life-saving and life-changing innovations.

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Get Connected With Arizona's Bioindustry

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

Arizona is home to the newest chapter of Golden Seeds

Golden Seeds, one of the nation’s largest and most active investment groups, focuses squarely on funding high-potential, women-led businesses.  Since 2005, Golden Seeds’ members – today over 275 strong – along with its venture funds, have invested over $110 million in over 150 exciting women-led enterprises…and counting. Headquartered in New York City, Golden Seeds also has chapters […]

AZBio Member Featured on CNN

On Friday, Nov. 15th, the CNN number of the day was 10,000.  The post featured a video about the Canine Clinical Trial for a cancer vaccine being developed by ASU Biodesign Institute and Calviri.

Get Free Expert Support for Building SBIR/STTR Applications from NIH NCI

Are you looking for advice on crafting a strong Phase I NCI SBIR/STTR funding application? The Applicant Assistance Program is a FREE resource geared toward helping small businesses like yours apply for early stage funding. By participating in this program, you can receive services such as SBIR/STTR application needs assessment, mentoring, Phase I SBIR/STTR application […]

AZBio In The Loop for the week of November 11, 2019

  Our AZBio Community makes life better.  Through their services, Veterans everywhere have made our way of life possible.  Each year AZBio invites the Veterans in our community to be part of a Veteran's Day video tribute to the members of Arizona's life science and healthcare community who served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, [...]


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