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
AZBio honors Arizona Legislators with 2012 Trailblazer Award: Carter, Campbell, McCune Davis, McComish, Melvin, Taylor Landrum, Tobin, Tovar, Williams, and Yee recognized for supporting research, education, innovation and the growth of Arizona’s bioscience sector.
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) has announced the 25 semifinalists that will move on in the Fall 2012 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). Winners are expected to be announced in December 2012.
2012 marked one of the most media heavy campaigns on record. From TV to radio and email to Facebook and Twitter,the info flowed in. We all were greeted with full mailboxs at home each evening. Now that the votes are in, here is your post election update.
New DNA vaccine technology poised to deliver ultra-rapid, safe and cost-effective disease protection
Professor Roy Curtiss directs the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology