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Arizona’s bioscience industry has grown in recent years and by 2014 state bioscience firms employed just over 24,000 in nearly 1,300 business establishments. Four of the state’s five bioscience subsectors have contributed to its 2 percent overall employment gain since 2012, led by double-digit job growth in medical devices (up 11 percent). State academic institutions accounted for nearly $400 million in bioscience-related R&D expenditures in 2014 and NIH funding to these and other non-academic institutions totaled $150.6 million in 2015. Arizona inventors have had 1,751 patents issued in bioscience-related classes since 2012, primarily in medical and surgical devices but also in drugs and pharmaceuticals, microbiology and genetics, and in biochemistry. The state has seen a strong increase in venture capital invested in bioscience-related companies in recent years.  (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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MSDx Enters Disease Research Field with Introduction of New NK Perforin Kit

MSDx announced today the first of a series of blood testing products that provide novel tools for studying disease processes. Today the company is introducing The NK Cytolytic Competence Assay (Human CD16/Perforin) Flow Cytometry Kit, a Research Use Only (RUO) kit, which has wide-ranging potential for research in multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes […]

Report shows global medtech industry emerging from global recession

Pulse of the Industry: Medical technology report 2011 September 2011 via AdvaMed An overview of the United States, European and Global medical technology industry with performance metrics and analysis of the context within which the industry operates. Demographic, regulatory, macro-economic and expanding non-traditional markets create a need for innovative approaches to developing better medical technologies […]

AZBio writes to Congress on Medicare Part B and ASP+6

To:  The Members of the Arizona House Delegation From: The Members of the Arizona Bioscience Industry RE:   Proposed lowering of the ASP percentage from 6% to 4% could have dangerous side effects and information in support of the Lance/Pascrell letter that is being circulated.  We have a lot of things that need fixing at the […]

Want To Move Forward Faster? Activate The Collaborative Gene

Arizona biosciences sector demonstrates how to accelerate innovation and job growth and offers insight on how Washington can keep things moving forward faster by activating its “collaborative gene.” These days tales of economic vitality are few and far between making Arizona’s bioscience sector an inspiration to all as the nation focuses on jobs and economic […]

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