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
The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, or JOBS Act, 380-41 has now been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate. Next stop is the President’s desk. Since this is a bill he has publicly supported, President Obama probably already has his pen out.
It Pays to Support the KEYS Summer High School Internship Program
Almost every day, as CEO of Arizona’s Bioindustry Association, I see and hear about the most amazing things. I meet researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs who are discovering and developing new ways to feed the world, create alternate sources of energy, and are delivering innovations that sustain, improve and save lives. I meet lawyers, bankers, investors, advisers, economic developers and […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA – A significant change to the U.S. advanced medical technology industry’s operating environment could cost tens of thousands of jobs, lower personal incomes and reduce business opportunities worldwide, according to a new study released today by the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed).
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