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
OLD BOUTIQUE GETS NEW LIFE AS DPR CONSTRUCTION’S HEADQUARTERS: Adaptive reuse project showcases sustainable building design Rising from the remains of the former Castle Boutique on 44h Street and Van Buren,DPR Construction’s new Phoenix headquarters – the DPR Boutique – opened on October 14, 2011 as a living laboratory for how to live and work […]
October 20, 2011 , WASHINGTON, D.C. Ann-Marie Lynch, executive vice president of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), released the following statement regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) final rule on Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs):
Phoenix’s VisionGate Inc has raised $2 million in the first portion of equity financing raised from existing and new investors. The company has developed a non-invasive test for the early detection of lung cancer using 3D cell imaging from a single sputum sample.
As seen on the 360 Vantage Blog Our sincerest thanks to Joan Koerber-Walker, CEO of AZBio, and her entire team for their outstanding leadership in putting together last week’s AZBio EXPO and Awards Dinner. This annual event was truly the state’s premier gathering of innovators and leaders in the bioscience community, and we were extremely […]
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