From Discovery To Development To Delivery

AZBio is committed to building a top-tier life science industry in Arizona.

Arizona’s bioscience industry is growing rapidly and reached nearly 30,000 jobs spanning 2,160 business establishments in 2018. Industry employment has grown by 15 percent since 2016—twice the growth rate of the nation—with each of the five major subsectors adding jobs during the period. Arizona’s universities conducted nearly $580 million in R&D activities in bioscience-related fields in 2018, fueled in part by steadily increasing NIH awards to Arizona institutions since 2016. Venture capital investments in Arizona bioscience companies increased in 2019, and during the 2016-19 period totaled $349 million. Arizona inventors have been awarded 2,178 bioscience-related patents since 2016, among the second quintile of states in patent activity.


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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

Ulthera’s Gregory Waller Named a Most Outstanding CFO by Phoenix Business Journal

MESA, AZ– – Ulthera, Inc. — a global, high-growth medical device and specialty dermatology company with multiple aesthetic and medical applications — today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Gregory Waller, was recognized as one of Phoenix’s “Most Outstanding CFOs” of 2013 by the Phoenix Business Journal. Waller has been instrumental in helping the Company […]

Ventana announces HER2 companion diagnostic

Ventana announces HER2 companion diagnostic to identify breast cancer patients for Roche’s latest targeted medicines, Perjeta and Kadcyla.  VENTANA HER2 (4B5) IHC assay label expansion coincides with therapy availability in many non-U.S. countries globally

TGen’s Trent to receive honorary degree at NAU Commencement

Northern Arizona University will hold its fall commencement ceremonies next week. Honorary degrees to be awarded to Dr. Jeffrey Trent, president and scientific director of the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Phoenix along with Robert Breunig, the president and chief executive officer for the Museum of Northern Arizona.

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