Moving Life Science Innovations along the path
From Discovery To Development To Delivery
OUR VISION OF THE FUTURE: Arizona is a top-ten life science state.
OUR MISSION: AZBio supports the needs of Arizona’s growing life science ecosystem.
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 growing Arizona’s bioscience industry.
AZBio Member Organizations in the fields of business, research and education, health care delivery, economic development, government, and other professions involved in the biosciences are the key drivers of the growth of Arizona's life science sector. As the unified voice of our industry in Arizona, AZBio strives to make Arizona a place where bioscience organizations can grow and succeed.
AZBio works nationally and globally with the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), and leading patient advocacy organizations.
Through these relationships, AZBio has access to information, contacts, resources, cost saving programs, and the global bioscience and medtech community.
Success Stories – Good News from Arizona’s BioIndustry
Pulse of the Industry: Medical technology report 2011 September 2011 via AdvaMed An overview of the United States, European and Global medical technology industry with performance metrics and analysis of the context within which the industry operates. Demographic, regulatory, macro-economic and expanding non-traditional markets create a need for innovative approaches to developing better medical technologies […]
To: The Members of the Arizona House Delegation From: The Members of the Arizona Bioscience Industry RE: Proposed lowering of the ASP percentage from 6% to 4% could have dangerous side effects and information in support of the Lance/Pascrell letter that is being circulated. We have a lot of things that need fixing at the […]
Arizona biosciences sector demonstrates how to accelerate innovation and job growth and offers insight on how Washington can keep things moving forward faster by activating its “collaborative gene.” These days tales of economic vitality are few and far between making Arizona’s bioscience sector an inspiration to all as the nation focuses on jobs and economic […]
The 2012 Silicon Desert Map & Calendar (due out this November). Be included in the exclusive synergistic map/calendar titled SILICON DESERT, a powerful industry symbol that effectively brings together – the Arizona’sindustry leaders on one promotional poster displayed all year and distributed worldwide.” Our unique media simultaneouslybrings you an audience of Arizona’s best and most-trusted […]
- Biocom California's HR Conference for Life Science
- 09/26/2021 - 10/06/2021
- STEM Pro Live: Special Edition with Bioscience Professional Marysol Luna
- Leading Women: Biotech and Beyond
- BioFuture 2021 - Demy Colton
- 10/05/2021 - 10/06/2021
- New York
- Discovering New Medicines in Arizona - 3rd Annual Drug Discovery & Development Summit