From Discovery To Development To Delivery
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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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
C-Path and Provention Bio Announce Data Sharing Collaboration to Develop Advanced Drug Development Tools in Type 1 Diabetes
TUCSON, Ariz., and OLDWICK, N.J. May 13, 2020 — The Critical Path Institute (C-Path) and Provention Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRVB) are proud to announce their collaboration to significantly improve the scientific community’s insight into type 1 diabetes (T1D) through Provention’s contribution of data from the Phase III Protégé study of teplizumab to the T1D Trial […]
“This is not a green light to speed, this is a green light to proceed, and we are going to proceed with caution,” Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
Biotechnology Innovation Organization Launches New Medicine Pipeline Tracker Illustrates Unprecedented Effort to Eradicate COVID-19
Washington, DC (May 12, 2020) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today unveiled a first-of-its-kind, interactive tracker of the new treatments and vaccines in the COVID-19 pipeline. This online resource illustrates the unprecedented campaign being undertaken by biopharmaceutical innovators to combat – and ultimately eradicate – the novel coronavirus.
Unprecedented program convenes manufacturers and pharmacies to help millions of Americans access prescription medications at affordable and predictable prices Express Scripts Parachute RxSM will cap costs at $25 for a 30-day supply of generic drugs; $75 for a 30-day supply of brand-name medicines for a limited time
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