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
Students and Faculty on the biosciences – did you know that the same federal agencies (like DOD, NIH and NSF) that funded your initial research may provide you with grants of up to $100,000 (phase 1) and $1 million (phase 2) to commercialize that very same research under the $2.5 billion federal SBIR program awarded annually. […]
On April 11, 2011, The AZBio community and Arizona lawmakers came together to connect, engage and share ideas on how to combine Business + BioScience for a Better Arizona. The informational event, supported by BIO and the Arizona Science Center and hosted by AZBIO, included updates from Walt Plosila of Battelle on the Arizona BioScience […]
Is your company looking to share its knowledge of the biotech industry, present a biotech breakthrough, or release company news? Becoming an exhibitor at the BIO International Convention opens the door to some opportunities to be in the spotlight:
Apthera and RXi Pharmaceuticals Announce Definitive Merger Agreement Ventana Medical Launches Virtuoso Software for Digital Pathology Catalyst for Growth – AZ Bio moves forward with new CEO and an aggressive agenda Gore Reports First Patient Treated in the U.S. using GORE® VIABAHN® Endoprosthesis with Heparin Bioactive Surface on a Lower Profile Delivery System MSDx Awarded $226,000 […]
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