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
AdvaMed’s Stephen J. Ubl Shares Comments Regarding the Release of Proposed IRS Regs to Implement Medical Device Tax and Underscores Need for Swift Repeal
The Center for Sustainable Health has launched a major initiative called Sustainable Aging aimed at two powerful and global demographic forces—rapid population aging and plummeting birth rates—that will draw on affordable technology, social innovation and effective behavioral interventions to meet this unprecedented dual challenge, and receives support in the form of a $3 million grant from the Virginia G. […]
AZBio 2011 Fast Lane Award Winner and Top Women’s Social Health Company Launches Free Online Resource Dedicated to Heart Health Awareness
Tucson, Arizona, February 1, 2012– Critical Path Institute (C-Path) announced today that Dr. Carolyn Compton has joined the organization as its new president and chief executive officer. Dr. Compton takes over for Dr. Raymond L. Woosley, C-Path’s founder, who last year announced his intention to step down as President/CEO, and asked the Board of Directors […]