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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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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

BIO Shares Member Perspectives on the use of Real World Evidence

As policy makers and regulators consider how best to incorporate the use of of real-world evidence (RWE) and real-world data (RWD) for changes to the label of an approved product, The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has prepared a white paper to offer the perspectives of BIO member companies.

Report Highlights Best Practices in Bioscience Economic Development

Every two years, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) publishes a biennial BIO Economic Development Best Practices Report that  catalogs state and regional economic development initiatives.  The best practice examples contained within this report highlight the critical facets that foster high-performing industry and the long-term success it has maintained. The report reaffirms that successful industry development […]

Master of the immune system: Myxoma virus could solve long-standing medical conundrums

 Virus: friend or foe?  Viruses are likely the most abundant biological entities on Earth – they inhabit every ecosystem, and thus have shaped the evolution of most species. But we have been conditioned to believe that viruses only pose a threat to life. Until recently, viruses were only thought to be infectious agents that exist and […]

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