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)
AZBio Members Are Making LIFE Bettter
AZBio Members discover, develop, and deliver life-saving and life-changing innovations.
Get Connected With Arizona's Bioindustry
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
BioAccel Adds Renowned Business Leaders To Organization’s Board of Directors: Sharon Harper, Peter Allison and Michael Hool Will Contribute Expertise to BioAccel’s Efforts to Grow Biotech Industry
University of Arizona and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center/Dignity Health sign affiliation agreement for University of Arizona Cancer Center-Phoenix
The University of Arizona has formally affiliated with St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center/ Dignity Health to develop a cancer care program in Phoenix to include a new outpatient clinic at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus and inpatient care at St. Joseph’s Hospital in central Phoenix.
MITA, AdvaMed and MDMA Urge Congress to Repeal Job-Killing Device Tax
This year’s talks, beginning Jan. 30, will focus on how genomics is expanding our ability to understand life and the possibilities and challenges presented by our increasing ability to modify nature.
- Open Door at ASU Biodesign Tempe
- AdvaMed Fly In 2020
- 02/25/2020 - 02/26/2020
- 2020 Health Policy Symposium - Improving Healthcare Through Transparency and Collaboration
- 2020 McKenna Lecture by Susan Dentzer
- BIO5 Inspiring Women in STEM