The Phoenix Bioscience Core is 30-acre life sciences innovation district in the heart of Downtown Phoenix. Home to the highest concentration of research scientists in the state, the PBC’s anchor institutions include Arizona’s three public research universities — Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona — leading genomics pioneers including the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), part of the City of Hope; the International Genomics Consortium; Exact Sciences; several of Phoenix’s major health care systems, such as Banner Health, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Dignity Health and Valleywise Health; and a growing number of emerging life science companies.

The Phoenix Bioscience Core is a place where unprecedented collaborations transpire between innovators and institutions of research excellence, setting a new standard in advancing precision medicine from discovery to delivery.

1st in nation

in life science job growth among emerging markets

6M+ SF

of planned life science development


Tech and startup companies in central Phoenix

10 minutes

to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport


College students located in or around downtown Phoenix


Institutes of Research Excellence within a 2-mile radius

What’s happening on the Phoenix Bioscience Core

Xcellerant Ventures, Flinn Foundation partner to grow Arizona bioscience and health care sectors
Xcellerant Ventures and the Flinn Foundation announced May 22 that the Flinn Foundation would be joining Xcellerant's Venture Capital Fund I as a limited partner to support early and seed-stage …
Calviri Scientists Find New Class of Biomarkers for Predicting Treatment Response in Cancer Patients
Researchers at Calviri have discovered a new biomarker in lung cancer patients that could better predict treatment response.
Wexford Science + Technology’s 850 PBC receives LEED Gold status
850 PBC, a 227,000 square foot lab and office developed by Wexford Science + Technology, received LEED Gold certifications by the U.S. Green Building Council for both the Core and …
Upcoming Events on the PBC
Connect with the PBC community.

The Phoenix Bioscience Core is embedded in Phoenix’s downtown neighborhoods. Steps away from Roosevelt Row and the arts district, and just a few blocks away from the Phoenix Convention Center, Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns, there is always something to do around the PBC.

The PBC and its institutions also play host to a number of events geared toward all audiences including researchers, community members, students and more. Check out our full event calendar to see what’s happening each week, and sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on what’s happening.

Venture Café Phoenix

Venture Café Global connects innovators to make things happen across the world. Every Thursday, researchers, scientists, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, business leaders and the community gather at 850 PBC for Venture Café Phoenix to connect learn and share their ideas. Topics range from sustainability and clean tech, health care and life sciences, arts, and so much more. We hope to see you there next Thursday!

“Our life science leaders are driving translational discovery which is also driving our tremendous growth. We invite you to join us!”

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego

Accelerate your growth on the
Phoenix Bioscience Core.

With more than six million square feet of planned life science wet lab and office space, the Phoenix Bioscience Core offers a unique opportunity for companies of all sizes to be a part of this thriving, collaborative bio-ecosystem in the heart of Phoenix’s vibrant, downtown community.

850 PBC

850 PBC from Wexford Science + Technology opened in March 2021 and is designed for collaboration and innovation. The 6th and 7th floors are available with mountain and downtown Phoenix view included. You can take a virtual tour, check out the building’s website and learn more about available leasing information here.

Connect Labs

Connect Labs by Wexford consist of built-out and furnished, flexible private lab and office space, a significant amount of specialized shared equipment, access to industry partnerships, and much more. Now leasing.


The PBC master plan provides for streamlined large-scale build-to-suit opportunities for bioscience related companies. If you’re interested in learning more about relocating or growing your company on the PBC, please contact, Claudia Whitehead, Bioscience Healthcare Program Manager in Community and Economic Development at the City of Phoenix.