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
On Tuesday October 23, 2012 the stars were shining inside the Phoenix Convention Center at the AZBio Awards as our community came together to celebrate the companies and individuals who are moving us forward faster. At the end of the evening, Cord Blood Registry was named 2012 Arizona Bioscience Company of the Year in celebration […]
Spending on MedTech Remains at Roughly 6 Percent of NHE
ABRAXANE® Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Progression-Free Survival Compared to Standard Chemotherapy in Advanced Melanoma Patients
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SynCardia Co-Founder, Dr. Marvin Slepian, Helps Develop Biodegradable Electronics that Vanish Inside the Body
Findings on “Transient Electronics” Reported in Sept. 28 Cover Story of the Journal Science