By the Numbers
$4M in BIO5-Funded Grants
BIO5 supports innovative projects and new ideas to further interdisciplinary, catalytic early-stage research by funding seed, team science, equipment and student support grants.
$974M in Grants, Contracts, Gifts & Licensing Fees
In the last 20 years, $114M in TRIF investments have helped to seed research initiatives, engage industry partners, develop a high-tech workforce, and hire catalytic faculty who have brought in almost $1B in new funding.
631 KEYS Alumni
As of 2022, BIO5’s renowned KEYS Research Internship has trained 631 Arizona high school students, with nearly 65% choosing to remain in Arizona for college, creating an exceptional pipeline program of STEM talent.
73 Spinout Companies
BIO5-affiliated researchers have created 73 startup companies to date, resulting in new technologies, diagnostics, and treatments.
50 Conferences and Seminars
Each year, BIO5 hosts and leads over 50 interdisciplinary events to create connections and encourage the sharing of knowledge.
15K Training & Engagement Opportunities
In its first 20 years, BIO5 has trained and/or employed more than 15,000 high school, undergraduate and graduate students.
13 UArizona-Affiliated Colleges
BIO5 members have primary faculty appointments in 13 colleges and more than 77 departments across the University, providing a true multidisciplinary approach.
2,000+ Paid Jobs
Since 2001, BIO5 has provided thousands of paid jobs since and helped to recruit more than 160 faculty to UArizona.