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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)

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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.

 

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C-Path and FARA Launch Friedreich’s Ataxia Integrated Clinical Database to Advance the Development of Treatments for FA

  TUCSON, Ariz. and DOWNINGTOWN, Penn., February 27, 2019 — Critical Path Institute’s (C-Path) Data Collaboration Center (DCC) and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) today announced the launch of the Friedreich’s Ataxia Integrated Clinical Database (FAICD). The new platform will enable collaborative research and data sharing to support the understanding of natural history, potential biomarkers [...]

AZBio In The Loop for the Week of February 25, 2019

  Flinn Foundation program tops $1M in funding support with selection of six Arizona bioscience startup firms The Flinn Foundation has surpassed $1 million in funding support to benefit Arizona bioscience startup companies with the selection of six firms to participate in the foundation’s 2019 Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program. AZBio Action Alert Speaking Up for Science [...]

It’s Time to Apply for the Spring Arizona Innovation Challenge

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA)  will begin accepting applications for the Spring 2019 Arizona Innovation Challenge on Monday, February 25, 2019. The business plan competition is one of the nation’s largest and helps early-stage technology companies scale their innovations.

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