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AZBio is committed to building a top-tier life science industry in Arizona.

Arizona’s bioscience industry is growing rapidly and reached nearly 30,000 jobs spanning 2,160 business establishments in 2018. Industry employment has grown by 15 percent since 2016—twice the growth rate of the nation—with each of the five major subsectors adding jobs during the period. Arizona’s universities conducted nearly $580 million in R&D activities in bioscience-related fields in 2018, fueled in part by steadily increasing NIH awards to Arizona institutions since 2016. Venture capital investments in Arizona bioscience companies increased in 2019, and during the 2016-19 period totaled $349 million. Arizona inventors have been awarded 2,178 bioscience-related patents since 2016, among the second quintile of states in patent activity.

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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.

 

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12th Annual BIO Investor Forum in October

  Announcing the 12th Annual BIO Investor Forum The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce its advisory committee for the 12th Annual BIO Investor Forum, an international biotech investor conference focused on investment strategies for early stage and established private companies as well as emerging public companies. The event will take place October 8-9, […]

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURERS SURPASS $1 BILLION PAYMENT TO IRS FOR DEVICE TAX

Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) today announced that medical device manufacturers have now paid an estimated $1 billion to the Internal Revenue Service for the medical device excise tax. In reaching this threshold, the device tax has […]

Iron Horse Diagnostics partnership for ALS diagnostics on the horizon

Iron Horse Diagnostics partnership for ALS diagnostics on the horizon, raising USD 4m for TBI program Two 250-patient TBI trials planned for when funding is in place ALS diagnostics validation process to be complete in four months Seeking CRO for ALS, and eventually TBI, diagnostics trials

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