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
Team of ASU student entrepreneurs came up with the award winning idea of turning the containers into portable maternity clinics that could be shipped to countries that had extremely high maternal mortality rates. ASU student startup named College Entrepreneur of the Year (As seen @ASUNews) See video about the G3Box project that won the national student entrepreneurship […]
2011 AZBio Fast Lane Award Honoree EmpowHER Media names Dr. Connie Mariano Chief Clinical Officer and Chair of Medical Advisory Board Leading Social Health Company for Women Appoints Lauded Industry Luminary and Former White House Physician to Clinical Oversight Roles (Click here for details) Dr. Connie Mariano www.EmpowHER.com
In a region that is rapidly becoming known as a mecca for the natural resource industry with potash, solar and wind energy, another resource, algae, is now gaining notice. Six years ago Andrew Ayers bought 70 acres of land in an area east of Holbrook known as Adamana, believing it held something that to him […]
The Washington Campus, a consortium between more than a dozen top business schools Georgetown University, Emory University, The University of Texas at Austin, Indiana University, University of Michigan, Arizona State University and the University of California, Berkeley, provides an inside look at the workings of Washington. ASU’s Dr. Gerry Keim has been elected chairman of the Board […]