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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AZBio Members discover, develop, and deliver life-saving and life-changing innovations.
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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
Biomarker potentially could identify individuals at risk of developing T1D
MedTech Innovator is the medical technology industry’s global showcase and accelerator for innovative medical device, digital health and diagnostic companies.
HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTGM) (HTG), a life science company whose mission is to advance precision medicine, today announced the formation of a French subsidiary, HTG Molecular Diagnostics France SARL (“HTG France”) in November 2018. This entity is expected to further facilitate HTG’s ability to generate European product revenue and to improve its responsiveness […]
Two distinguished University of Arizona professors and innovators have been named as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Dr. Thomas Koch, professor and dean of the College of Optical Sciences, and Dr. Harrison Barrett, Regents’ Professor of Medical Imaging, Optical Sciences and Applied Mathematics, will now join a growing cadre of distinguished Fellows from the UA.
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- AZBio 2019 Kick Off Reception
- Connect2STEM 2019
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- Student Industry Networking Event (SINE)