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
Luceome Biotechnologies Receives $1.9 Million in Phase I and Phase II SBIR Funding to Advance its High Throughput Screening Platform
TUCSON, AZ – LUCEOME BIOTECHNOLOGIES a privately held biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of its innovative proprietary assay platform today announced the award of $1.6 million in grant funding from The National Institutes of Health to further their research in high throughput screening using the KinaseSeeker™ technology. Earlier this year, Luceome was […]
There is a lot happening on the medical device front these days around MDDS (Medical Device Data Systems) and the FDA is paying close attention with new regulations, guidance and requests for comment. With the April 2012 compliance deadline less than 8 months away, AZBio Member John C. Hoffman of QMR is paying close attention […]
Source: Air Force Medical Support Agency Deadline: August 31, 2011 Awards: $49,500,000/5 years by awarding 10-20 awards per year with the estimated value of each award being $100K to $1M annually, with total contract values of up to $3M over 3 year periods. Requirements & Process: Submit 3-page white paper and 1-page quad chart following […]
This year at the AZBio Awards and Expo our theme is all about forward motion. Specifically, how we move forward…faster. From global innovations like IBM’s WATSON on Thursday night October 13, 2011 to panels of CEOs and leaders along with nationally recognized thought leaders who will take the stage Friday October 14, 2011, the conversations […]