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

BioCentury This Week: Resetting Perceptions of the Possible

DARPA jump-started the Internet. Now it's tackling something really complicated -- the human body. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency pursues life science projects that are rooted in military needs -- like the threat of microbes or brain injury in the battlefield. But with a budget of almost $400 million a year, DARPA's Defense Sciences [...]

Stimwave joins BioInspire Incubator

BioAccel Adds Stimwave Technologies To BioInspire Medical Device Incubator. Stimwave Becomes Sixth Company in 3 months to join the BioInspire Incubator Model Moving Innovations to Commercialization for Arizona

She can hear you…now

 Arizona Woman Implanted with Invisible Hearing Aid at UAMC – A First in the Southwest  (UA NOW)

AZBio Builds Relationships With Partners Across The Country

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