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.
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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
Green and lean: Secreting bacteria eliminate cost barriers for renewable biofuel production Kinetic Muscles, Inc. Celebrates 10 year anniversary Yulex names Jim Mitchell COO by Angela Gonzales, Phoenix Business Journal Laura Gonzalez selected for Phoenix Business Journal’s ‘Forty Under 40’ honors ISO 13485 Certification Achieved by Regenesis Biomedical Dr. David Eberhard joins Flagship as Chief […]
The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs, one of the largest sources of early-stage technology financing in the United States, have several funding opportunities available to small businesses and research institutions. Below are details for the funding opportunities that have upcoming deadlines: The 2011 Omnibus […]
A message from the Arizona Technology Council and its partners It’s a commonly heard complaint among Arizona high-technology employers: we can’t find enough right-skilled workers to meet our needs. Yet the state’s educational institutions and training agencies say they produce lots of that talent. Getting to the bottom of that discrepancy – and really understanding […]