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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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
Infectious diseases – both old and new – continue to exact a devastating toll, causing some 13 million fatalities per year around the world. Vaccines remain the best line of defense against deadly pathogens, and now Kathryn Sykes and Stephen Johnston, researchers at ASU’s Biodesign Institute, along with co-author Michael McGuire from the University of […]
The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University has announced that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. ASU assistant professor Shengxi Chen will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled “Fluorescent Protein Sensor to Diagnose HIV at Low Cost.”
Led by a bagpipe and drum corps, 40 University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix medical students will process through downtown Phoenix to commencement exercises on Wednesday, May 9, at 3 p.m.
May 10, 2012; Phoenix, Ariz. – On the heels of the Obama Administration’s release of its new National Bioeconomy Blueprint, the Arizona BioIndustry Association will host an all-day conference at the Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix on Thursday, May 17.
- The Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference
- 09/04/2019 - 09/05/2019
- RESI 2019 - Boston
- The MedTech Conference 2019
- 09/23/2019 - 09/25/2019
- Arizona Bioscience Week - AZBW 2019
- 09/30/2019 - 10/04/2019
- Discovering New Medicines in Arizona Summit