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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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AdvaMed Applauds Introduction of FDA Reform Legislation

News from AdvaMed:    Oct. 14, 2011    WASHINGTON, DC – Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), released the following statement today upon the introduction of the “Saving American Jobs and Saving American Patients” legislative package in the U.S. House of Representatives that would reform the FDA device review process:

FDA reform package announced

      Press Release:  House Energy and Commerce Committee [Republican] Committee Members Introduce FDA Reform Package to Protect American Patients, Jobs, and Medical Innovation After Detailed Committee Review, Members Offer Ten Specific Solutions to Top Ten Challenges in Current Review Process that Slow Access to Vital Devices

EmpowHER Media Honored With AZBio Fast Lane Award

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — (MARKET WIRE) — 10/13/11 — EmpowHER, an award-winning social health company for women, was honored with the AZBio Fast Lane Award presented by the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio), the state’s leading trade association for organizations involved in the biosciences. The Fast Lane Award recognizes companies and organizations in the healthcare and health […]

Moving Forward Faster Requires Leaders and Innovators: 2011 AZBio Award Winners Announced

The Arizona BioIndustry Association announced the leaders and innovators who are moving the Arizona biosciences industry forward faster at the 2011 AZBio Awards on October 13, 2011 in front of a standing room only crowd.  Winners include: Dr. Nadja Anderson of the University of Arizona BIO5 Institute, 2011 Michael A. Cusanovich Educator of the Year, […]

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