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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 Trailblazer Honorees Announced

AZBio honors Arizona Legislators with 2011 Trailblazer Award: Tobin, Tovar, Campbell, Goodale, Carter, Jackson, Sinema, Reagan , Crandall, and Williams recognized for supporting education, innovation and the growth of Arizona’s bioscience sector.

New fund launches to finance startups

Firms vie for dollars at Invest Southwest as new fund is announce by Grayhawk Companies appearing at the annual Invest  Southwest Capital Conference this week in hopes of landing seed money have a  little more reason to be optimistic this year. While Arizona has largely been ignored when it comes to venture capital,  Grayhawk Capital […]

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