Through a combination of contracts negotiated by AZBio in our Member 2 Member Program and through our partnership with BIO and the BIO Business Solutions Program, we are able to offer our members substantial discounts with many state and national suppliers.
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BIO Business Solutions®
Through its partnership with BIO, the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) offers its members the opportunity to take advantage of the BIO Business Solutions® programs listed below. There is no fee for AZBio Members to utilize any of these cost-saving programs.
AZBio Members Saved Over $2.8 Million off of list price with this program in 2016!
The BIO-VWR program includes special pricing agreements with major manufacturers, plus many other member-only benefits. Enrollment is as simple as completing a one-page enrollment form/agreement. Contact your local VWR sales representative or BIO.
With a nationwide network of local experts and branches, Airgas is your single-source supplier for medical and specialty gases, gas systems and cryogenic equipment. take advantage of special pricing for AZBio Members.
American Laboratory Trading, Inc. (ALT)
Premium Refurbished Laboratory Equipment and Asset Management Services
American Laboratory Trading (ALT), an Agilent Technologies Channel Partner, is a customer-focused, full-service provider of premium refurbished lab equipment and asset management services for the life sciences. With sales, service, and warehouse facilities on both coasts, ALT stocks more than 12,000 instruments ranging from small benchtop accessories to robust triple quad mass spectrometers -- all carefully refurbished and delivered with a one year warranty.
News & Multimedia Distribution, Social Media Monitoring, Financial Disclosure Services
For more than 50 years, Business Wire has delivered critical communications for everyone from start-ups to the Fortune 500. BIO has aligned with Business Wire to help you effectively distribute your news releases to your target market with easy, powerful and targeted tools at preferred pricing. Business Wire also instantly and simultaneously delivers multimedia and financial disclosure news around the world, provides valuable measurement data and offers special targeting options.
Member companies can save a minimum of 10% on all news release distribution circuits and more when you bundle in any of our additional services.
Clean Harbors Environmental Services
Clean Harbors is one of the largest Environmental Services companies in North America. Clean Harbors manages waste recycling and disposal for almost all waste streams, planned environmental and industrial services as well as Emergency Response Service with offices throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Property and Casualty Insurance, Clinical Trials Liability Insurance, Errors and Omissions Liability Insurance, Professional Liability Insurance, Products Liability Insurance.
For more than 25 years, Chubb has been providing cost-effective risk management and insurance protection tailored to the unique needs of biotechnology companies. Chubb's products include property and casualty, product liability, clinical trial liability, errors and omissions liability, and professional liability insurance.
Click here to learn more and get great advice and support from our local AZBio Member Chubb Brokers.
Illumina, A global genomics leader, provides comprehensive next-generation sequencing (NGS) solutions to the research, clinical, and applied markets. Illumina technology is responsible for generating more than 90% of the world’s sequencing data.* Through collaborative innovation, Illumina is fueling groundbreaking advancements in oncology, reproductive health, genetic disease, microbiology, agriculture, forensic science, and beyond. By empowering large-scale analysis of genetic variation and function, Illumina is enabling studies that were not imaginable just a few years ago, moving us closer to the realization of precision medicine.
Humboldt Moving and Storage
Humboldt Storage and Moving, a United Van Lines agent, is your one-stop for moving a lab, your entire company or employee relocation, across town or overseas. Humboldt provides moving, relocation and storage services, and has a strong focus on customer service. Humboldt has a unique expertise with serving the biotech industry, and offers BIO members a substantial discount.
The Nikon Instruments Research Grade Microscope Systems Program is available to BIO and select state and regional life science associations’ members, and offers a wide selection of research instrumentation and digital imaging solutions for microscopy for direct purchase. Nikon Research Grade Microscope Systems enable researchers fully integrated microscope systems for expediting discoveries to commercialization at a cost savings.
Office Supplies, Furniture, Equipment and Technology Products/Design, Print, and Ship Services
AZBio Members saved an average of 55% off of list price on this program in 2016!
Office Depot is one of the world's largest sellers of office products and offer member companies significant discounts on office supplies, furniture and equipment. BIO program offers aggressive pricing based on $6 million of total annual volume. Office Depot also offers discounted pricing on Copy Print Depot services which provide professional printing, copying, binding and finishing as well as Promotional Products services with over 1,200 promotional items available for customized company branding. Additionally, through BIO's partnership with Tech Depot (an Office Depot company), BIO members can receive significant discounts on computer & technology products.
UniFirst, a leading supplier of workwear programs for businesses big and small since 1936, provides a range of apparel from traditional uniforms and industrial wear to protective clothing and “corporate casual” attire. UniFirst also offers various floorcare and restroom products.
UniClean Cleanroom Services
UniClean, a division of UniFirst Corporation, is a leading cleanroom services provider that supplies, launders, and services the work clothing of employees who manufacture sensitive medical, electronic, and pharmaceutical products in “ultra-clean” production environments (cleanrooms). UniClean operates ISO 3 and ISO 4 facilities that service the United States and Canada.
Through our partnership with BIO, AZBio is proud to offer our program with UPS to bring AZBio members up to 70% off UPS Next Day Air® services, and up to 65% off UPS Worldwide International services. This is a significant savings off published rates! UPS offers members great savings, and the peace of mind that accompanies reliable service with guaranteed delivery, and innovative technology.
UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company, and reaches more U.S. ZIP Codes by 8:00AM than FedEx. Speed, reliability, and special savings for members—it's that simple! Existing UPS customers must enroll to take advantage of this exclusive offer. The special pricing and benefits offered by UPS to members through this program include:
- Save from 50-70% on UPS Next Day Air® services
- Save from 30-55% on UPS 2nd Day Air® services
- Save from 35-55% on UPS 3 Day Select Services®
- Save from to 18- 47% on UPS Ground® Commercial services
- Save from to 12-40% on UPS Ground® Residential services
- Save up to 65% on UPS Worldwide International services
Additional Member Benefits: Special pricing on UPS’ Proactive Response, UPS Capital Flexible Parcel Insurance, UPS Temperature True® Packaging, UPS Store Business Services discounts and other Value added services.
AZBio Member 2 Member Offerings
AZBio Members have extended these special offers to AZBio Members as a service to our community.
Resources for Researchers
AdvaMed Technology Learning Institute
The AdvaMed Medical Technology Learning Institute (MTLI) offers a wide range of specialized training programs specifically designed for the medical technology industry. Click the link above for the current schedule of programs. AZBio members receive a 15% discount off their registration price. Just enter the code SMTA15 when you register MTLI Events. (Discounts cannot be applied to AdvaMed Accel, Government or Nonprofit rates as their registration price is already discounted.)
Regulatory Services and Clinical Trial Support
arivis is a specialized biomedical big image data and compliance software company in the life science industry. Its revolutionary, award winning software enables users to visualize, analyze, distribute and to manage even multi-terabyte multi-dimensional (2D, 3D, 4D, 5D) image datasets that are e.g. created by microscopes or scanners, very fast, efficient – and on ordinary PCs and laptops! Moreover arivis solutions help customers to meet the world-wide ever-increasing regulatory, quality and compliance requirements in research, clinical trials, approval, and maintenance of medical devices and medicinal products.
As a key member of Arizona’s biotech community, Arivis offers special pricing and support packages designed exclusively for AZBio Members.
Your Definitive Guide to the BioPharm and Medical Device Industries
BioPharm Insight is a subscription-based online intelligence solution enabling subscribers to be active participants in how the global biopharmaceutical and medical device industries are shaped.
AZBio members may enroll to access the Arizona database as part of their member benefit package. The Infinata Team is also happy to work with members to demonstrate and provide access to national and international databases on a fee basis.
BNI-ASU Center for Preclinical Imaging
The BNI-ASU Center for Preclinical Imaging’s mission is to provide state of the art imaging technology and expertise for researchers in the Phoenix area. The Center is a joint effort between Arizona State University and the Barrow Neurological Institute with the goal of providing key pieces of core technology and advancing science across the Valley. Our center provides a wide array of imaging modalities including MRI, bioluminescence/florescence, microPET, and microCT. Investigators can use this resource to examine, in vivo, both anatomy and function in their preclinical models. In addition to advanced technology, the Center for Preclinical Imaging also provides imaging expertise to help researchers develop and implement their imaging protocols.
PathogenDx developed a genetic-level test kit for microbial contamination testing of food, agriculture, water, and botanical products. Our test delivers results in under six hours with greater specificity/sensitivity than all current methods. For those that want to know their work environments are microbial free, allow PathogenDx to send you a collection kit and a simple protocol to determine what/if bacteria and fungi are present.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
University of Arizona Genetics Core
The University of Arizona Genetics Core (UAGC) provides high quality genetic and genomic data produced in a GLP certified facility. Our services include sample prep & QC, DNA sequencing, genotyping, mutational profiling, gene expression analysis, transgenic testing and next generation sequencing techniques including transcriptome, exome, genome and amplicon sequencing. The UAGC offers single services or can custom tailor a workflow which combines a suite of services designed to satisfy a researcher’s specific project goals.
Facilities and Infrastructure
Arizona Public Service (APS)
APS is proud to partner with AZBIO and support their commitment to growing business within Arizona as a means to diversify and promote a healthy economy.
We offer a wide variety of products and services to help biotech firms manage their energy use. Our Solutions for Business program has been helping businesses across Arizona cost-effectively implement energy-saving upgrades for more than ten years. We offer free walk-throughs to identify energy-saving opportunities and rebates to offset the cost of identified projects such as lighting, HVAC, compressed air and more. We also offer monthly training classes to help you stay up to date on the latest trends in energy management. We’d love to help your business.
If you are interested in learning more, please visit APS.com/BetterBottomline or call (866) 277-5605
Please note: Your business must receive electric service from APS in order to receive these benefits.
Golden EHS Consulting
Golden EHS Consulting (Golden) is committed to optimizing your organization's environment, health & safety (EHS) performance through enhancing employee safety, achieving regulatory compliance, and promoting environmental responsibility. Golden provides traditional and specialized EHS services to the Life Sciences field including, but not limited to the disciplines of biotechnology, clinical, diagnostics, education, healthcare and pharmaceuticals.
Member 2 Member Offer: Free Initial Consultancy Visit/Discussion | 20% discount for AZBio Members
Communications and Information Technology
Armor Communications Group
Sample free Armor products and services:
- Software Defined Network (Free 30 day trial) - Test the most unreliable areas of your network and realize the instant impact SDWan has on your voice, application, and network devices
- Cloud application security assessment - Free cloud risk assessment on over 2,500 cloud applications and devices; Rate the security for current and future cloud applications like Office 365, Salesforce, Box, networked medical devices, and ShadowIT applications
- Hybrid Network Security Risk assessment (Free 30 day trial) - Rate on-Premise, Public cloud, private cloud, domestic and international locations for security risk in less 48-hours
- Contract Lifecycle Management/Digital Asset Management (Free 3 month trial); Manage all telecom and cloud application contracts from pricing through implementation and service. Intelligent alert system across all decision making departments in your organization.
Cactus Creative co-founder Jim Varner is a former biomedical researcher who currently works in web design, marketing communications and business development. After working in cancer research and medical diagnostics in his early career, he has been launching and managing companies dedicated to elevating corporate engagement and sales.
Cactus Creative, designs websites incorporating CRM (customer relationship management) technology to track investment leads and managing prospects, while utilizing digital marketing and PR techniques to drive sales. Click here to learn more about discounts on our services for AZBIO members.
New Angle Media
New Angle Media is a Phoenix based digital content marketing agency that produces videos, online communities and social media management on behalf of its clients. NAM, AZBio.TV's official web technology provider, has extended their digital media service portfolio to AZBio members.
NAM’s award winning in-house video studio creates corporate videos, product showcase, introductions, ads, testimonials and training videos. They also create on-line focus communities that bring together exhibitors, SMEs, suppliers, academics, providers, and the scientific community into an ecosystem that provides a valuable exchange platform. NAM offers virtual exhibits, forums, summits, online training, and webinar solutions as standalone services or embedded with a virtual community that derives actionable leads, user engagement and exhibitor revenues. Sound interesting? Check out their work at www.newanglemedia.com
AZBio Members receive a preferred partnership pricing discount.