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AZBio - Who We Are

  1. 1. who we areAZBio is a community made up of member organizationsin business, research, government, and other professionsinvolved in biosciences from across the state of Arizona andin partnership with leading organizations across the country.our missionTo serve our Members, both as organizations and asindividuals, by providing access to the key resources, we are committedconnections, and information that support their ability toConnect, Collaborate, Innovate and Succeed thus supportingthe growth of a thriving economic ecosystem for Arizona’s • To grow our businessesBioscience Industry. • To advance scienceAZBio objectives • To create jobs• Advance the common goals and concerns of our • To working collaboratively members. statewide• Provide an infrastructure for joint activities that serve • To supporting our educators and the needs of the bioscience industry through programs, their students by sharing our events, advocacy and services. experience, our time and our talent.• Create a favorable business climate in which the • To leading the nation, and the regulatory, legislative and public sectors recognize world in the development of new and support the social and economic benefits of the technologies, innovative products, biosciences in Arizona. and world class services.• Educate, inform and aid local, state and federal officials • To make Arizona THE PLACE where and the general public in making informed decisions bioscience companies come to about issues concerning the biosciences. discover, invent, commercialize, and grow.• Promote science education at all levels and workforce development.• Persuade investors that Arizona bioscience companies are a good investment. Business +• Connect Arizona’s institutional assets and our bioscience BioScience = industry locally and globally. A Better Arizona Arizona BioIndustry Association, Inc. | SkySong | 1475 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85257 480.779.8101 |
  2. 2. our membershipmoving arizona forward faster AZBio is a not-for-profit, 501 (c) 6 trade association.takes an ecosystem of companies, research Together with our Members we promote theinstitutions, hospitals, universities, governments growth of Arizona bioscience companies at theand supporting industries committed to state, national and international level.collaboration and growth. AZBio is comprised of individuals and memberWe’ve got that, but we need something more. organizations that make up the bioindustry and support it in…We need an environment that fosters growth. • AgricultureWith the right environment, everything thrives. • Business and Finance • ConstructionCreating an environment for growth: • Community Development • Distribution• K-12 education systems that support • Education and promote creative problem solving, • Economic Development mathematics and the sciences. • Energy • Government• Post secondary educational institutions that • Healthcare have the resources to lead in the classroom, in • Information Technology the lab, and in the community. • Law • Manufacturing• Mechanisms and support systems that • Natural Resource Management & Conservation promote technology transfer from our • Professional and Workforce Development research institutions and universities and help • Research those companies grow. • Testing • Other industry-related professions• A community college system that can help us We also welcome students at discounted rates, retrain yesterdays workforce and prepare them encouraging them to get involved and stay for today’s opportunities. involved throughout their careers.• Business attraction and retention programs As the unified voice of the bioscience industry that encourage companies to come to in Arizona, AZBio strives to make Arizona a place Arizona—and to stay here. where bioscience organizations can grow and succeed through its Members and Partners.• Programs, policies and tax credits that reward AZBio is the state affiliate in Arizona of the investment and attract capital for Arizona Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the bioscience companies. preeminent national association for biotechnology companies, and of AdvaMed, the largest association• Growth Capital and Investments in marketing representing manufacturers of medical devices, Arizona as the place for bioscience companies diagnostic products and medical information to set down roots and grow. systems. @AZBio | @AZBioCEO | | LinkedIn Group “Arizona BioIndustry Association”