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
This year, technology and business organizations, including AZBio worked together with Congress to reauthorize the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program. Sean Greene, Associate Administrator for Investment and Special Advisor for Innovation at the U.S. Small Business Administration, has recently shared his thoughts on what comes next on the SBA […]
NAU President John Haeger and the Arizona Board of Regents have announced a two-year extension to his contract, which will keep him as head of the university through June 2015.
At a time when budgets are tight and decisions are hard, University of Arizona President Eugene Sander’s Op Ed in The Arizona Republic/AZ Central lays out the benefits of continuing to invest in our future and the U of A College of Medicine-Phoenix.
AZBio partners with LexisNexis and State Net to bring you all the latest updates from Washington DC and around the nation. Check out the latest in the February 20, 2012 edition.
- AZBio Barbecue at Pinnacle Transplant Technologies
- MDMA 2019 Annual Meeting
- 05/01/2019 - 05/03/2019
- Fake News - Telling Fact from Fiction
- BIO 2019 - It Starts with One
- 06/03/2019 - 06/06/2019
- RESI Philadelphia