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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

Arbsource Forges Ahead With Funding And Development

 Arbsource (Phoenix) has been making great headway since participating in last year’s Cleantech Open accelerator and will be moving forward faster thanks to a FAST GRANT from the Arizona Commerce Authority. 

HB2272: Opening the door to more research partnerships and more jobs

In an era where state and university budgets are continually stretched, Arizona Governor Janice K. Brewer signed into law House Bill 2272 and opened the door to increased partnerships between industry and Arizona’s public universities.   Signed on March 29, 2012, the law takes effect immediately.

JOBS Act: Crowd Funding, Capital, Growth and Jobs

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, or JOBS Act, 380-41 has now been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate.  Next stop is the President’s desk.   Since this is a bill he has publicly supported, President Obama probably already has his pen out.

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Partner Opportunities for AZBio Members

  • Nominations are open until May 31, 2019. Tell us who inspires you.