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
A noted physician and hospital administrator who currently serves as the CEO of the University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham, Dr. Michael R. Waldrum will take over as president and chief executive officer of The University of Arizona Health Network, effective Jan. 27.
By La Monica Everett-Haynes, University Communications | November 30, 2012 In her inaugural address, UA President Ann Weaver Hart charged members of the campus and community to think and act in more progressive and unconventional ways to aid in the success of the University.
The newest edition of BioCentury This Week television brings together Friends of Cancer Research and FDA to explore what has to happen to make the breakthrough pathway real, how fast the transformation will take place, and how many drugs may qualify.
In October, we came together to recognize the achievements of leaders in bio-innovation from across Arizona and to celebrate the “birthdays” of initiatives and organizations that have brought us to where we are today. Celebrations and recognition are important opportunities to recharge and reconnect. Each achievement is a mile marker along the road we have been […]