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)
AZBio Members Are Making LIFE Bettter
AZBio Members discover, develop, and deliver life-saving and life-changing innovations.
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
For the fifth year in a row, Arizona State University has been named the most innovative school in America. U.S. News and World Report has named ASU as the most innovative university all five years the category has existed. The widely publicized annual rankings by the magazine, comparing more than 1,500 institutions on a variety […]
CHANDLER, Ariz — (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) today announced that Biosensing Instrument has been named an AZBio Fast Lane Company and will be honored on October 2, 2019 at the AZBio Awards. “Developing a new drug is one of the most expensive and complex innovation challenges,” stated Joan Koerber-Walker, president & […]
Next spring, 20 of the most outstanding high-school seniors in Arizona will be selected as the 35th class of Flinn Scholars.
- The MedTech Conference 2019
- 09/23/2019 - 09/25/2019
- Inaugural Interdisciplinary Cannabis Symposium hosted by The University of Arizona
- 2019 Arizona Wellbeing Commons Conference
- Arizona Bioscience Week - AZBW 2019
- 09/30/2019 - 10/04/2019
- Leading Women: Biotech & Beyond