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
The College of American Pathologists recently awarded Dr. Robert Penny the 2012 Distinguished Patient Care Award at its annual meeting. Dr. Penny was recognized for his extensive scientific translational research to accelerate the adoption of molecular pathways and associated therapies into the field of pathology and oncology to improve the lives of cancer patients.
As part of an international consortium, scientists led by UA plant sciences professor Rod Wing have helped decipher the genetic alphabet of the barley plant. This is the largest plant genome to be sequenced and paves the way for tackling the wheat genome, the last frontier in the world’s most important cereal crops. Sequencing the […]
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – October 17, 2012 – Brain State Technologies® patented process of Brainwave Optimization™ is to be highlighted at four premier industry events October 22 through November 2, 2012. This non-invasive, drug-free method helps people of nearly any age (2-100+) improve their mental and physical performance by achieving greater brain balance.
Flagship’s in-house developed image analysis algorithms combine tissue pattern recognition with cell-based analysis to offer pharmaceutical clients improved approaches to measuring RNA expression while preserving the tissue context