Discovery Oasis creates an ecosystem of biomedical innovation among a community of established and early stage biotechnology companies, researchers, educators, entrepreneurs, and medical practitioners who are leading the transformation of healthcare.

Mayo Clinic: Inspiring hope, health, and well-being

Ranked the No. 1 hospital in the U.S., No. 1 in Arizona, and No. 1 in more specialties than any other hospital, Mayo Clinic is top ranked for quality more often than any other health care organization and is considered the foremost medical institution in the country. A nonprofit organization committed to clinical practice, education and research, Mayo Clinic provides expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing.

With major campuses in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona, Rochester, Minnesota, and Jacksonville, Florida—and dozens of Mayo Clinic Health System locations in several states—thousands of patients from around the world travel to our state-of-the-art facilities for care. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote health through integrated clinical practice, education, and research, with a vision to transform medicine as the global authority in the care of serious or complex disease.


U.S. News & World Report has again recognized Mayo Clinic as the No. 1 hospital overall and top ranked in fourteen specialties.


At any given time, more than 8,000 human research studies are underway at Mayo Clinic.


Mayo Clinic’s intellectual property provides competitive advantages for over 100 technology startups.

MedTech Accelerator

The MedTech Accelerator is a flagship program of the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care, providing early-stage medical device and health care technology companies with an entrepreneurial curriculum and personalized business development plans to accelerate go-to-market and investment possibilities.

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"We invite collaborators to join us in pushing past the existing boundaries in medicine and health care. Discovery Oasis will be fertile ground in the desert, where new ideas can move rapidly from science to patient care solutions to biomanufacturing and broad application."

Richard Gray, M.D.

CEO, Mayo Clinic in Arizona

"Discovery Oasis represents the revolutionary future of health care and biomedicine. Arizona State University is committed to advancing its success as a collaborative hub for transformative clinical practice, education and research, and as a major facet of our pioneering alliance with Mayo Clinic."

Dr. Michael Crow

President, ASU

"I've dreamed of Phoenix as a global hub for biosciences, and Mayo Clinic’s Discovery Oasis is an essential piece of that vision. Discovery Oasis will accelerate interest from bioscience companies, to complement Mayo Clinic’s world-renowned expertise in clinical research, medical education, and exceptional patient care."

Kate Gallego

Mayor, City of Phoenix

"Nestled in the Sonoran Desert, Discovery Oasis is emerging as a new location where companies can collocate and collaborate with our nation’s top-ranked hospital, largest and most innovative university and a welcoming community that embraces health innovation. With 120 acres planned, Discovery Oasis is where the next generation of breakthroughs and cures will emerge."

Joan Koerber-Walker

President and CEO of AZBio

"As an oncologist at Mayo I find great joy when we find the right answers for patients – one patient at a time. For me, what’s most encouraging and exciting about Discovery Oasis, is to imagine how we might expedite such answers for patients on a global scale. With Mayo Clinic and the right collaborators, the possibilities are limitless."

Rafael Fonseca, M.D.

Chief Innovation Officer, Mayo Clinic in Arizona

"We are on the cusp of discovery in so many areas of medicine, from the predictive power of AI to the promise of regenerative medicine to the new potential for biotherapeutics in treating disease. Now is the time for leaders in medicine and industry to come together to develop the best solutions for our patients, faster."

Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.

President and CEO, Mayo Clinic

Danny Seiden
"Mayo Clinic’s vision for Discovery Oasis represents an exciting and monumental step in solidifying Arizona’s reputation as a premier hub for biotech innovation, manufacturing and transformative healthcare delivery. It will unleash new and unique opportunities for the world’s leading innovators to collaborate on the research and development of life-changing technologies and treatments."

Danny Seiden

President and CEO, Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry

"Arizona’s surging biotech momentum makes our state a premier destination for innovators and industry leaders. Arizona boasts the second-fastest bioscience manufacturing job growth in the country, bolstered by a robust ecosystem of premier health care institutions including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, personalized medicine and genomics, medical device manufacturing, cancer treatment, telemedicine, neuroscience and more. Discovery Oasis promises to be a new anchor for biotech manufacturing and innovation in the state."

Sandra Watson

President and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority

Targeted industries


Collaboration, research and development, and manufacturing of complex molecules derived from living cells targeting a wide variety of diseases, notably cancer and autoimmune disorders.

Next-Generation Diagnostics

Development, manufacturing and application of advanced technologies and methods that enable more accurate and efficient diagnosis of disease, leveraging the differentiated strengths of Mayo Clinic, ASU and a growing ecosystem of industry thought leaders.

Digital Health, Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence

Infrastructure and collaborative opportunities for industries that yield transformative value in healthcare delivery by providing insights into large, complex datasets, identifying patterns and predicting outcomes.

Medical Devices

Collaborative medical device development to address unmet patient needs, accelerate technological advancement and increase effectiveness of medical procedures.


Research and development of novel pharmaceuticals that improve patient outcomes with serious and complex disease, as well as optimize drug development to address affordability and accessibility.

Other Healthcare Products & Services

Discovery Oasis provides the scale, breadth and depth to span beyond the healthcare continuum to offer value for ancillary and adjacent industries across many facets of healthcare, technology and innovation.

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Co-location at Discovery Oasis offers high-tech medical companies the opportunity to grow and flourish in one of the most high-profile, up-and-coming medical districts in the nation. Whether you’re looking for corporate headquarters, medical laboratory workspace, or your company is connected to medical research or health care, this is the nexus of what’s next.
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