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
Mississippi State University’s Shane C. Burgess brings literally a world of experience in genetics and veterinary science with him to the UA. Shane C. Burgess, director of the Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing and Biotechnology at Mississippi State University, has been appointed the new dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University […]
On Tuesday July 12, 2011, I traveled to Southern Arizona to join Dr. Ken Wertman and the team at Sanofi US as they celebrated another milestone. This time it is not for groundbreaking advancements in human and animal health. Instead we were recognizing the team’s achievement of LEED Gold Certification at their home in Oro Valley, Arizona […]
An increasing number of investors are coming to AdvaMed 2011: The MedTech Conference. AdvaMed has posted the names of the key executives and investors attending and are adding more to the more confirmed names every day. Click here to view the list of executives who have committed to attend the event thus far.
This year’s Invest Southwest is being held in conjunction with Venture Capital of the Rockies and will bring many new investors, capital groups and institutions to Arizona.
- Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop
- BIO5/BIOSA Faculty Industry Networking Event
- AZBioPEERS: Perfecting your “virtual” pitch
- A Glimpse Into the Mind of the Investor - Tips & Tricks to Raising Your Series A
- Arizona Bioscience Week - AZBW 2020
- 09/13/2020 - 09/19/2020