BIO5 In the Community
The BIO5 Institute has a long-held tradition and culture of honoring the land-grant mission of the University of Arizona, in addition to an emphasis on science outreach, community engagement, positively impacting our state, and inspiring the next generation of scientists.
BIO5 scientists work with the UA's Tech Launch Arizona to commercialize discoveries and facilitate connections and collaborations among life scientists, companies, industry, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and economic development organizations. BIO5-affiliated researchers have fostered sixty-eight spin-out companies in the last decade, resulting in new technologies, diagnostics, and treatments.
The mission of BIO5 is based on the concept of collaboration and teamwork. We partner with groups across campus and across Southern Arizona to advance science, science translation, science education, and science literacy. The goal is to explore the connection between our daily lives and advances in science, as well as share the ground-breaking research being done right here at the UA.
Promoting Science Literacy
BIO5 is committed to encouraging a continuum of learning for future and current students, as well as engaging our community in science literacy. Outreach is part of our DNA, and we inspire students through innovative workshops and programs and welcome the community through tours and events.