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AZBio is committed to building a top-tier life science industry in Arizona.

Arizona has a sizable and rapidly growing bioscience industry. State bioscience firms employed 25,686 in 2016 in 1,310 individual business establishments. Industry employment has grown by 9 percent since 2014, twice the growth rate of the nation, with four of the five major subsectors adding jobs during the period. Both drugs and pharmaceuticals and research, testing and medical labs have experienced double-digit job growth since 2014. Arizona inventors have been awarded nearly 2,000 bioscience-related patents since 2014, among the second quintile of states in patent activity. Since 2015, NIH awards to Arizona institutions have increased, reaching $189 million in FY 2017. (Get The Facts)

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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 Arizona’s bioscience industry.  AZBio membership includes patient advocacy organizations, life science innovators, educators, healthcare partners and leading business organizations. AZBio is the statewide affiliate of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and works in partnership with AdvaMed, MDMA, and PhRMA to advance innovation and to ensure that the value delivered from life-changing and life-saving innovation benefits people in Arizona and around the world.

 

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AZBio in the Loop for the week of July 8, 2019

  September 5, 2019 is the deadline for the final round of SBIR/STTR applications for 2019.   Learn more at: https://sbir.nih.gov/funding#omni-sbir  AZBio Member News Noted Oncologist Dr. William Cance Named Interim Director of UA Cancer Center The appointment was made by UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Michael D. Dake, MD. “Dr. Cance has made [...]

Noted Oncologist Dr. William Cance Named Interim Director of UA Cancer Center

The appointment was made by UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Michael D. Dake, MD. “Dr. Cance has made enormous strides in Phoenix and across the state to establish a culture of collaboration to advance cancer care and treatment,” Dr. Dake said. “His keen focus on collaboration will enhance programs, advance basic science, reduce […]

Science Foundation Arizona positions its future with ASU

Effective July 1, Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz), the nation’s largest, leading-edge, public-private partnership that connects the research capabilities in Arizona’s three universities with the needs of Arizona’s business and industry is positioning its future at Arizona State University. It will remain an independent 501c3 located at SkySong and will be known as SFAz@ASU.

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