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AZBio is committed to building a top-tier life science industry in Arizona.

Arizona’s bioscience industry has grown in recent years and by 2014 state bioscience firms employed just over 24,000 in nearly 1,300 business establishments. Four of the state’s five bioscience subsectors have contributed to its 2 percent overall employment gain since 2012, led by double-digit job growth in medical devices (up 11 percent). State academic institutions accounted for nearly $400 million in bioscience-related R&D expenditures in 2014 and NIH funding to these and other non-academic institutions totaled $150.6 million in 2015. Arizona inventors have had 1,751 patents issued in bioscience-related classes since 2012, primarily in medical and surgical devices but also in drugs and pharmaceuticals, microbiology and genetics, and in biochemistry. The state has seen a strong increase in venture capital invested in bioscience-related companies in recent years.  (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 Members in the News – week of July 18, 2011

July 24, 2011 BIO2011 Community College Day in Washington, D.C. features the work of Xan Simonson and her team in the Mesa Public Schools.  (Bio-Link) Ccp2011 13 simonson[slideshare id=8667853&w=425&h=355&sc=no] View more presentations from bio-link July 21, 2011 FDA Announces release of Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff – Mobile Medical Applications July 20, 2011 […]

New UA Agriculture, Life Sciences Dean Chosen

Mississippi State University’s Shane C. Burgess brings literally a world of experience in genetics and veterinary science with him to the UA. Shane C. Burgess, director of the Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing and Biotechnology at Mississippi State University, has been appointed the new dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University […]

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