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.
Get Connected With Arizona's Bioindustry
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
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAG) announced, on June 15, 2018, that it has entered into a definitive agreement to divest Cord Blood Registry (CBR®) to GI Partners, a private equity investment firm, for $530 million in an all cash sale. The parties expect to close the transaction in the third quarter of 2018. GI Partners will […]
Epinephrine Nasal Spray in Development for Treatment of Anaphylaxis Shows Promise as Potential Alternative to Intramuscular Injection
Allergy sufferers who experience anaphylaxis—an acute, life-threatening allergic reaction requiring urgent treatment—may soon have a new delivery option for receiving a timely dose of epinephrine to avoid a potentially fatal outcome.
Photometrics® and arivis Form New Partnership for Big Data Image Acquisition and Handling Photometrics Scientific CMOS, EMCCD and CCD Cameras
U.S.-based camera company Photometrics and German-based software company arivis, have teamed up to provide imaging and big data handling solutions to researchers to streamline their science. This partnership provides new imaging technology and software to produce more detailed data while handling those data efficiently. Photometrics is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona. Arivis, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of […]
Company targets accelerated diagnosis and treatment of cancer by providing optimal tissue samples for effective personalized medicine
- KEYS Research Showcase
- Redefining Translational Medicine through Veterinary Clinical Trials
- Legal Lunch: the inter partes review process for challenging the validity of patents at the U.S. Patent Office
- AZBio End of Summer Reception
- RESI Healthtech Week
- 09/05/2018 - 09/07/2018