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
“The city of Phoenix has made smart investments into building its bioscience infrastructure and it is paying off in economic impact, new company attraction, exciting job opportunities for residents and most importantly, medical insights that benefit people with health challenges who need help today.” said Joan Koerber-Walker, president and CEO of the Arizona Bioindustry Association. “One visible […]
ASU Biodesign Institute executive director urges health care forces to ‘go beyond discovery’ at Arizona Wellbeing Commons conference
With organizations the caliber of Mayo Clinic, TGen, the Flinn Foundation, Arizona BioIndustry Association and the state’s universities, Arizona boasts a multitude of talented scientists, health professionals, life science entrepreneurs, nonprofits and government leaders committed to contributing to the quality of life in our state. Arizona’s bioscience sector is adding jobs at a rate that […]
PADT Recognized for its Contribution to Arizona’s Tech Community with Two Awards: Top Tech Exec by Phoenix Business Journal and Special AZBio Award
PADT Co-founder Eric Miller Honored in the CEO Category by the Phoenix Business Journal and PADT’s 25 Years of Contributions Recognized by AZBio
WASHINGTON – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today announced that industry veteran Jim Greenwood will step down as President and CEO of the world’s largest biotechnology organization after the 2020 election and help transition a new leader to represent the industry globally and to defend innovation from domestic political attacks.
- AZBio Fall Member Reception
- 7th Annual Cure Corridor Event
- Hacking the Human: Advancements in Health, Wellness, and Longevity
- Arizona Conference on Developing Therapeutics for Cancer and Immunology
- AZBio Trailblazer Awards and Legislator Appreciation Luncheon