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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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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
TGen-US Oncology Research data guides treatment of metastatic triple-negative breast cancer patients
Unprecedented genomic sequencing of 14 metastatic TNBC patients yields potential drug targets
Two faculty members of Arizona State University, including ASU President Michael Crow, are among the 702 newly elected American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows. A prestigious international scientific society, AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society.
The Internal Revenue Service today released the final regulations on the Medical Device Tax which will go into effect in January of 2013 unless it is repealed between now and the end of the calendar year. Industry groups from across the country have been actively working with both the IRS and with Congress to share […]
RiboMed Biotechnologies Inc., a leading Epigenetics-Based Diagnostics company, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued three additional patents covering the use of their core technology, Abscription® (Abortive Transcription), for disease and biowarfare agent related biomarker detection. The patents expand protection to MethylMagnet® and MethylMeter®, RiboMed’s bisulfite-free DNA methylation detection products and […]