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
(Phoenix, Ariz.) – February 17, 2012 The Arizona Board of Regents voted today to approve the contract of Ann Weaver Hart, Ph.D., as the next president of the University of Arizona (UA). The vote follows an extensive nationwide search and the announcement last week of Hart’s selection as the sole finalist. Dr. Hart, who replaces […]
The Arizona Board of Regents unanimously passed a resolution against allowing guns on university campuses during the regularly scheduled meeting this week in Tempe.
UA Presidential Candidate Begins Public Meetings: Temple University President Ann Weaver Hart, who is a candidate for the UA’s top administrative position, spoke on campus Monday in one of a series of events to introduce her to the community.
The Food and Drug Administration’s long-awaited guidelines for the sale of lower-cost versions of biotechnology drugs leave open the possibility that some products might not need to be tested in humans.