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
ASU’s New American University enters its second decade
64-Year-Old Retired Letter Carrier Had HeartMate II LVAD for Four Years Prior to Receiving the Total Artificial Heart at Advocate Christ Medical Center.
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix has forged a clinical education affiliation with Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS, a nonprofit serving about 70 percent of the state’s at-risk AIDS population.
She will establish and direct the Institute on Place and Well-Being to explore and measure the effects of built space and the physical and green environment on human health, emotions and spirituality.
- Coping with Cancer for the Holidays
- Arizona Conference on Developing Therapeutics for Cancer and Immunology
- AZBio Trailblazer Awards and Legislator Appreciation Luncheon
- State Bio Friends Reception - JPM Week 2020
- San Francisco
- Biotech Showcase 2020
- 01/13/2020 - 01/15/2020
- San Francisco