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 with over 34,000 jobs spanning over 2,000 business establishments in 2020. The industry’s job base grew 5.4% in Arizona from 2018-2020, more than tripling the U.S. growth rate of 1.4%. Arizona’s universities conducted nearly $623 million in R&D activities in bioscience-related fields in 2020, fueled in part by steadily increasing NIH awards to Arizona institutions since 2016. Venture capital investments in Arizona bioscience companies increased again in 2021, and during the 2018-2021 period totaled $532 million.
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
SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced today that the 1,000th implant of the world’s first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart was performed on Feb. 10 at The University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson, AZ. Since then, an additional four implants of […]
ASU News: 02/23/2012 Heliae, a technology-development company based in Chandler, is working to design an industrial process that starts with the creation of high-fat strains of algae and ends with the production of jet fuel and other commercial products. Fluidic Energy, located in Scottsdale, is dedicated to transforming the way electricity is generated, delivered and […]
This year, technology and business organizations, including AZBio worked together with Congress to reauthorize the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program. Sean Greene, Associate Administrator for Investment and Special Advisor for Innovation at the U.S. Small Business Administration, has recently shared his thoughts on what comes next on the SBA […]
NAU President John Haeger and the Arizona Board of Regents have announced a two-year extension to his contract, which will keep him as head of the university through June 2015.
- Partnering with the Department of Defense to Protect the Warfighter: Investments in National Health Security
- Venom Week VIII at SkySong
- 07/18/2022 - 07/21/2022
- AZBioPEERS: Business Basics Series- How To Build An Investable Team
- AZBioPEERS: Getting Ready for Bioscience Week 2022 - How to Make the Most of Partnering and Events
- Rocky Mountain Life Science and Partnering Conference
- 09/13/2022 - 09/14/2022