Video Gallery Celebrating our 2017 AZBio Awards Winners

On October 11,  2017, we celebrated the AZBio Awards.  We invite you to watch the videos to learn more about our AZBio Awards Honorees.  

Each year AZBio honors bioindustry leaders from across the state of Arizona that illustrate the depth, breadth, and expertise of our bioscience industry.  


2017 AZBio Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement

Marvin J. Slepian, MD of  The University of Arizona


2017 Bioscience Company of the Year

Bard Peripheral Vascular


2017 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year 

Laurence Hurley, PhD of the University of Arizona

Michael A. Cusanovich Bioscience Educator of the Year

Carol Bender, MSSS of The University of Arizona

AZBio Fast Lane Award Honorees

The select few companies that have achieved outstanding milestones in the past 18 months. Significant progress can be measured by clinical results, regulatory approvals, certifications, collaborations, funding awards, product launches, job growth or product sales milestones.


Avery Therapeutics


NuvOx Pharma


Rowpar Pharmaceuticals

2017 Public Service Award Honoree


The Honorable Mark W. Mitchell, Mayor of the City of Tempe, Arizona


Jon W. McGarity Bioscience Leader of the Year

The Honorable Douglas A. Ducey, Governor of the State of Arizona

To honor Governor Ducey, AZBio’s CEO shared with the community some thoughts on where we have been and the opportunities ahead.  The video above is a collection of photos highlighting what is happening  across the state of Arizona that were shared as she spoke.

Posted in AZBio News.