Category: Community News

The Commons podcast from Wexford Science + Technology examines the Phoenix Bioscience Core

Taking a roadtrip or have a lengthy commute to work? We have a great podcast rec for you. As part of the Wexford Science + Technology’s podcast “The Commons”, Executive Vice President Tom Osha sat down with industry and city leaders in 2020 to talk about the future of Phoenix as a life science hub, the unique value proposition the city offers private companies and much more.

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego discusses Phoenix Bioscience Core, growth of life science industry in Phoenix

Development Director Christine Mackay recently spoke to Arizona PBS about the growth of the Phoenix Bioscience Core and the city’s life science industry as a whole. Speaking to Arizona Horizon, Mayor Gallego noted how Phoenix has become a hot spot for life science companies from around the world.

Bioscience leaders connect the dots between the arts and biosciences

On March 3, Artlink  and Phoenix Community Alliance’s Arts, Culture & Public Life Committee hosted the 6th Annual Creative City Symposium. The virtual event, attended by 65 local arts advocates and community leaders, served up a multi-faceted conversation about the state of the arts and the role that creativity and the arts play in a well-functioning, healthy city. 

Downtown Phoenix Farmer’s Market to relocate to Phoenix Bioscience Core

Beginning May 7, the Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market will be operating its Saturday market at a new location: Fifth Street and McKinley, south parking lot on the Phoenix Bioscience Core, which is located between Roosevelt Row and the central business district. Without a break in service to the community, the market and its 90+ farmers and vendors will transition to the new location where the market will have more space to expand and more opportunities to feed our community. 

Time to nominate outstanding bioscience educators, innovators and organizations for the AZBio Awards

For the 18th Annual AZBio Awards, AZBio encourages you to nominate educators, innovators, and organizations that are making life better for people in Arizona, across the country, and around the world. Nominations close May 31, 2022. Honorees will be spotlighted on the AZBio website throughout August and September, culminating in recognition given at the awards ceremony at the Phoenix Convention Center on September 28, 2022.