The annual progress of Arizona’s bioscience sector is chronicled in annual brochures dating back to 2003. Below are reports issued since the launch of the updated Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap in 2014. Earlier reports are available on the First Decade page.

2018 Progress Report
2018 Progress

This 8-page brochure illustrates the importance of the robust bioscience ecosystem here in Arizona and how Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee is advancing and accelerating this critical ecosystem. The brochure also highlights the advances made in the state’s bioscience sector during 2018 in areas such as entrepreneurism, venture capital, industry, research, education, and clinical care.

2017 Progress Report
2017 Progress

Arizona’s bioscience sector is adding jobs at a rate outpacing the biosciences nationally and the state’s overall private sector, while the state’s public universities are seeing increases in bioscience research funding, expenditures and tech transfer, according to the new data. However, there was a decline in bioscience venture capital over the past two years.

2016 Progress Report
2016 Progress

The year 2016 was highlighted by a $43 million precision-medicine research grant for University of Arizona, TGen’s affiliation with City of Hope and planned Phoenix expansion, the announcement of the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in partnership with Arizona State University, and the unveiling of plans for a new biotech campus along Tempe Town Lake.

2015 Progress Report
2015 Progress

The state’s bioscience industry continues its strong job and wage growth and had its best venture capital year since 2011, according to the new data. While bio-related university startups continued to increase, there were declines in research dollars and expenditures.

2014 Progress Report
2014 Progress

The year 2014 was highlighted by the merger of Banner Health with the University of Arizona Health Network, construction on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, progress in planning the Arizona Bioscience Corridor in northeast Phoenix, and the launch of the updated Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap.