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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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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 In the Loop for the week of August 27, 2018

  Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff to be honored with the  AZBio Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement CHANDLER, Ariz -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Arizona Bioindustry Association today announced that on October 3, 2018, Arizona’s Life Science and Business Community will come together to honor Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff with the Arizona Bioscience Pioneer Award [...]

Arizona Innovation Challenge – Fall 2018

There are THREE upcoming workshops next week where ACA will talk about the competition updates first, for all interested stakeholders (about 20 minutes), and then for the remainder of the session, for applicant companies, will be our traditional interactive track on more details about the application/contest process and how to submit a more competitive application.  See […]

Arizona Bioscience Community Honors Brigadier General Ronald E. Shoopman (USAF Retired) with the 2018 AZBio Award for Public Service

CHANDLER, Ariz — (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) today announced that Brigadier General Ronald E. Shoopman (USAF Retired), Chairman of the Arizona Board of Regents is the recipient of the 2018 AZBio Award for Public Service.  Shoopman will be honored by Arizona’s bioscience and business communities for his leadership and service to […]


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