From Discovery To Development To Delivery
AZBio is committed to building a top-tier life science industry in Arizona.
Arizona’s bioscience industry is growing rapidly and reached nearly 30,000 jobs spanning 2,160 business establishments in 2018. Industry employment has grown by 15 percent since 2016—twice the growth rate of the nation—with each of the five major subsectors adding jobs during the period. Arizona’s universities conducted nearly $580 million in R&D activities in bioscience-related fields in 2018, fueled in part by steadily increasing NIH awards to Arizona institutions since 2016. Venture capital investments in Arizona bioscience companies increased in 2019, and during the 2016-19 period totaled $349 million. Arizona inventors have been awarded 2,178 bioscience-related patents since 2016, among the second quintile of states in patent activity.
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
For four years, students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix have worked toward “Match Day” – the day they learn where they will spend the next several years as resident-physicians, a major step in building a medical career.
ASU CONECTR, an established network of high quality clinical research sites in Arizona, assists organizations in the placement and conduct of clinical trials. Committed to excellence in clinical research processes, CONECTR sites have a track record of rapid study start-up, faster contract and regulatory turnaround times, and successful patient enrollment. For more information about […]
The techEDge Entrepreneurship course is now accepting applications. This course will give small business owners one-on-one access to experts that would be difficult to emulate. This 10-week course is intended for entrepreneurs who are in the concept phase, early stage or growth mode. It’s designed to be interactive and fast-moving with current, real-world information.
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