In The Loop for the week of September 26, 2011

Joan Koerber-Walker, President and CEO of AZBioIt’s  time to pick up our momentum and move our bioscience industry forward faster.  At AZBio, we’re committed to keeping you In  The Loop with weekly updates along with news on opportunities and events to help you get connected, engaged, and involved.

This  week at AZBio is filled with opportunities!

Be sure to join us TUESDAY for the AZBio Open House at the Medtronic Tempe  Campus  and then up North Wednesday and Thursday for an AZBio Double  Header of Beer & Bio + an SBIR/STTR workshop  presented by InVent  Life Sciences.   Scroll down to find out all about  What’s  Happening @AZBio.

The latest AZBio News:

VWR captured the AZBio Early BirdAZBio Awards and Expo, October  13 – 14, 2011

Sheraton Wild Horse Pass, Chandler, Arizona

Celebrate the best of Arizona bioscience, share ideas, and move things  forward…FASTER.

Check it all out at

This year’s AZBio Awards and Expo Filling up fast.  Be sure to get your
tickets for the

  • Discovery  Session (Student Poster Session) (Thursday)
  • Special Guest  Keynote by David Kerr of IBM featuring IBM’s
    Watson (Thursday)
  • AZBio Awards and  Fast Lane Recognition (Thursday)
  • Keynotes by Dr.  Michael Birt and Kathy  Kolbe (Friday)
  • Special  presentation on Access to Capital from the Toronto Stock Exchange  (Friday)
  • Local and  Global Leaders sharing what we need and where we’re going (Friday)
  • AZBio Industry  Exposition Hall Featuring AZBio Fast Lane Companies and More! (Friday)
  • Breakout sessions on BioBiz, BioScience, and What’s HOT in AZ (Friday)
  • Visit to get all the latest updates, check out the agenda,  learn about sponsorships and more.
  • Attend AZBio  events in September and recapture your Early Bird Discount thanks to  VWR.  Click  here for details

Don’t forget to  join AZBio or renew your membership.

AZBio Members get BIG savings. To begin your  AZBio Membership and to renew on-line click here.

Help us  connect to Arizona’s future bioscience leaders to our leaders of today.  Check out the new AZBio Sponsor a Student Program. 

 What’s Happening @AZBio?

This Week

U of  A Science Cafe @ Bliss ReBar Phoenix  Monday Sep 26, 2011  More Info

Open House at the  Medtronic Tempe Campus  Tuesday Sep 27, 2011  Join members of our  AZBio community for an afternoon and evening of education and networking at  the Medtronic Tempe Campus  More Info…

Beer  & Bio Northern AZ  Wednesday Sep 28, 2011  Join us at the
Tinderbox Kitchen in Flagstaff 
More Info…

Commercialization  Success via SBIR Grants Thursday  Sep 29, 2011  Presented by InVent  Life Sciences @ NACET  More Info…

PADT Open House  Thursday Sep 29, 2011  Join AZBio,  AZTC and PADT for a special Open House and  After 5 celebration  More Info…

Mark Your Calendars

Beer & Bio Southern AZ  Oct 11, 2011  Join us at  The Fox and Hound on the North side of Tucson for a little Beer &  Bio   More  Info…

AZBio Awards   Oct  13, 2011  Join us to celebrate the best of Arizona’s Bioscience  Industry and Meet WATSON

AZBio EXPO  Oct 14, 2011  Connect, Engage and Showcase your company at Arizona’s premier bioscience  gathering!  More Info…

AZBio Trailblazer Awards and Legislative Appreciation  Luncheon  Dec 1, 2011 at the Phoenix Country Club – More  Info…

Partner  Events:  Save the Date

Arizona  Entrepreneurship Conference in partnership with OTEF  November  16, 2011

Governor’s Celebration of Innovation in partnership with the Arizona
Technology Council, AZBio members may attend at the AZTC Member rate.  November  17, 2011

Join AZBio at the Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC 2011) on  January 18-19 in Silicon Valley

AZBio Purchasing Power  Pays! 

Did you  know that many AZBio Members experience significant savings each year with  the AZBio Purchasing  Power Program

Get big  savings from VWR, Office Depot, Federal Express, HUB, Chubb and many more  great companies. Your company’s participation supports AZBIO and makes and  impact where it matters most – on your bottom line!Be sure to check out how  your company can save with the AZBio Purchasing Power program. In times like  these, every opportunity to save counts.

Contact  Us

AZBio – Business Office –  107 S.  Southgate Drive, Chandler, AZ 85226

AZBio @SkySong – 1475 N. Scottsdale Road, , Scottsdale, AZ  85257    480.779.8101

AZBio  Supporters  help AZBio support you.

Legacy  Level:  Arizona  Commerce Authority  Flinn  Foundation

Chairmain’s Level:  Up Stream Consulting  

Leadership Level360 VANTAGE  Celgene  Corporation  KCA
Polsinelli  Shughart

Gold  Level:   Affordable  Image  ASU  SkySong  BIO  Drip  Media 
Ernst and Young
 Northern  Arizona University   The CORE Institute  Snell  and Wilmer   VWR  Medtronic  Tempe Campus  PADT  Medical   Provista  Diagnostics Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.

Silver  Level:     City of Phoenix Fennemore  Craig   Lohman  Company, PLLC   The  Phoenix Business Journal  The  University of Arizona The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University 

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