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
While many bacteria exist as aggressive pathogens, causing diseases ranging from tuberculosis and cholera, to plague, diphtheria and toxic shock syndrome, others play a less malevolent role and some are critical for human health.
Dr. Michael Crow, Arizona State University President, shares insights on education, atheletics and leadership with Charile Rose on CBS News.
In October 2011, David Kerr of IBM introduced us to IBM’s Watson and the future of healthcare at the 2011 AZBio Awards. On June 26th, IBM’s Dr. Martin Kohn provided the latest news. Here is what he had to share:
50% of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” for Cardiology & Heart Surgery Making the Total Artificial Heart Part of Their Toolbox
- AZBio Fall Member Reception
- 7th Annual Cure Corridor Event
- Hacking the Human: Advancements in Health, Wellness, and Longevity
- Arizona Conference on Developing Therapeutics for Cancer and Immunology
- AZBio Trailblazer Awards and Legislator Appreciation Luncheon