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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.

 

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Move forward faster with an AZ FAST GRANT

AZ FAST GRANT – 2011 Technology Commercialization Assistance now available from the Arizona Commerce Authority Download the application as a PDF Document Download the application as a Word Document

Opportunity to comment on new reporting rule at CMS

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Contact: CMS Office of Public Affairs 202-690-6145 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT SUNSHINE; RULE INCREASES TRANSPARENCY IN HEALTH CARE The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS ) announced today a proposed rule that will increase public awareness of financial relationships between drug and device manufacturers and certain health care […]

One step closer on the road to SBIR Reauthorization

The SBIR/STTR program has not been reauthorized yet but we are one step closer as the December 16th deadline approaches. Monday (December 12, 2012) word of a Senate/House compromise was announced that may lead to a positive outcome that would reauthorize the SBIR/STTR program for six years.  This would be a huge improvement over the multiple […]

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