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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.

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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 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

Peoria Mayor Welcomes the addition of new Medical Device and Bioscience Incubator

As seen in the Arizona Republic on 11/18/2011 Peoria will soon play host to bioscience startups, with the lofty long-term  goal of becoming a bioscience hub focused on medical devices that would bring  high-paying jobs to the city. The Peoria City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved a partnership  with BioAccel, a Phoenix non-profit that […]

Just released: Pete Pellerito of BIO to keynote AZBio Trailblazer Awards on December 1st

Peter M. Pellerito of BIO to share a National Perspective on Best Practices That Support Bioscience Industry Growth at AZBio Trailblazer Awards Luncheon December 1, 2011. The Arizona BioIndustry Association (AZBio) today announced that Peter M. Pellerito of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will present a keynote on best practices for state bioscience industry growth […]

Banner Alzheimer’s study links countries

As seen in the Arizona Republic It’s a scene that could play out anywhere: four 20-somethings laughing,  munching on pizza and chatting about plans to go dancing in Scottsdale. But this group of young men and women at a Phoenix hospital last weekend were  far from carefree. They know they each may possess a genetic […]

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