Arizona Bioscience News: $3 billion in Phoenix bio projects; Big step for BioLab Sciences; Phoenix startup ecosystem explored

October 10, 2019

By Matt Ellsworth

Phoenix embarks on $3B bioscience capital projects, creating 7,000 jobs / Phoenix Business Journal

A new report states that more than $3 billion in bioscience capital expenditures will be invested in Phoenix during the next 24 months—of which $1 billion is underway— and more than 7,000 health care and bioscience jobs will be created with Creighton University, Arizona State University, Mayo Clinic, and Wexford Science & Technology all contributing to the growth.

Scottsdale-based BioLab Sciences earns nod from CMS / Chamber Business News

BioLab Sciences, Inc., a regenerative biotechnology company, will have its MyOwn Skin product for wound care included in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services billing codes, making it more accessible to patients. Read more: Local company leads the way in regenerative medicine

Does Phoenix have startup businesses like Silicon Valley? Valley 101 podcast finds out / Arizona Republic

Valley 101 explores downtown Phoenix’s Warehouse District and talks with local leaders in the growing startup scene to find out how Phoenix compares with cities around the country.

Tucson-based medical technology startup develops ultrasound system for mobile devices / Chamber Business News

Emagine Solutions Technology, a Tucson-based company behind the VistaScan mobile ultrasound, has a unique platform that can work from an ordinary smartphone using a simple peripheral device.

Phoenix is home to the only accredited geriatric emergency department in Arizona / KJZZ

Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix is the only accredited geriatric emergency department in the state and one of about 100 in the country featuring trained experts in falls and age-friendly rooms.

Paradise Valley High School prepares students for STEM careers / Chamber Business News

Paradise Valley High School is helping students achieve academic success through its unique Center for Research, Engineering, Science and Technology, or CREST, program which offers students four-year programs in bioscience, engineering, and computer science.  

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