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 more than 36,000 jobs spanning 2,912 business establishments in 2021. Industry employment has grown by nearly 22 percent since 2018—twice the growth rate of the nation—with each of the five major subsectors adding jobs during the period. Arizona’s universities conducted $602 million in R&D activities in bioscience-related fields in 2020, fueled in part by steadily increasing NIH awards to Arizona institutions since 2018. Venture capital investments in Arizona bioscience companies increased significantly in 2021, and during the 2018-21 period totaled $565 million. Arizona inventors have been awarded 2,283 bioscience related patents since 2018, among the second quintile of states in patent activity. Read the Report: AZ-BIO2022 - state profile
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
UA medical school in Phoenix a hub of growth
At UA medical school in Phoenix, new students and new buildings underscore promise for future by Ken Alltucker– Jul. 21, 2012 03:37 PM The Republic | azcentral.com
Diomics Mourns the Passing of Founder and CEO Jeff Morhet, Announces Forward Plans
PRLog (Press Release) – Jul 23, 2012 – Diomics Mourns the Passing of Founder and CEO Jeff Morhet, Announces Forward Plans Diomics, a leading bioscience company focused on the development of Diomat™ technology for a range of life science, aerospace and specialty products, mourns the passing of Founder and CEO Jeff Morhet, and announces forward […]
Member Spotlight: City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Biomedical Campus
Phoenix Biomedical Campus drives Growth in Education and Jobs
BioCentury This Week: A Difficult Balance at the FDA
Each Sunday, BioCentury This Week focuses on key issues in the bioindustry. On Sunday July 22, 2012, the focus of the program zeroed in on the recent news from Washington on the FDA Investigation regarding “whistle blowers” and the protection of industry confidential information.
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