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
Fritz Bittenbender to lead BIO’s Alliance Development and State Government Relations Efforts WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 18, 2012) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today that Fritz Bittenbender has been hired to serve as Vice President, Alliance Development and State Government Relations. Bittenbender brings extensive experience in government affairs and alliance development, most recently serving as […]
Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies, Inc. (PADT) and M-Tech Industrial (Pty) Ltd. announced the official launch of PADT as a distributor of the Flownex Simulation Environment in the Southwestern United States. The addition of Flownex to the products and services that PADT already offers broadens the range of solutions that the company can provide to […]
Severe budget reductions compelled Northern Arizona University to redefine itself at all levels, which led to a stronger focus on student success and fruitful partnerships, NAU President John Haeger told legislators on Wednesday.
BIO is seeking new session proposals containing exciting, fresh information that was not yet known by the original Call for Sessions deadline. Submit a NEW Late-Breaking Session Proposal February 20 – March 5 The cutting-edge, hot topics are at BIO:
- AZBio Summer Social 2019 at GlobalMed
- Laws of Innovation Series: Negotiating Patent and Know-How License Agreements
- BIO Latin America
- 09/03/2019 - 09/04/2019
- São Paulo
- The Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference
- 09/04/2019 - 09/05/2019
- RESI 2019 - Boston