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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.

Success Stories – Good News from Arizona’s BioIndustry

VWR Captured the AZBio Early Bird

The Early Bird Discounts for the AZBio Awards and Expo flew away on August 31st.   Thanks to VWR  you can still save!  VWR is the expert on helping AZBio members save money.  Their team searched high and low and captured the Early Bird! How can you capture the Early Bird too?  Simply register and attend an AZBio […]

Intrinsic Bioprobes, Inc. Acquired by Thermo Fisher

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced on September 1, 2011  that it has enhanced its workflow for biomarker research and diagnostics by acquiring Tempe, Arizona based  Intrinsic Bioprobes Inc., a manufacturer of unique immuno-enrichment, sample-preparation tools used in quantitative mass spectrometry. The Intrinsic Bioprobes portfolio enables Thermo Fisher to offer its […]

President Sander visits the University of Arizona’s Research Parks

(Tucson, Arizona)  On August 29, University of Arizona President Eugene Sander toured the University’s Research Parks.  The Office of University Research Parks supports the University of Arizona’s mission of education, research and outreach by utilizing research parks and business incubators to advance technology development, commercialization and business attraction. 

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