Benefits of Membership
GOOD REASONS TO JOIN BIO NEBRASKA
Bio Nebraska is dedicated to coordinating and expanding life science organizations in the state. We are an organization of motivated leaders working together to create opportunities for our enterprises and the state as a whole. If you wish to be a part of this growth, there are good reasons to join now.
State Affiliate of Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
BIO is the world’s largest biotechnology organization, providing advocacy, business development, and communication services for Bio Nebraska and more than 1,150 other members worldwide. BIO’s mission is to be the champion of biotechnology and an advocate for member organizations, both large and small.
BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, biotechnology, agricultural, industrial, and environmental technologies. Corporate members range from entrepreneurial companies developing a first product to Fortune 100 multinationals. We also represent state and regional biotech associations, service providers to the industry, and academic centers.
Bio Nebraska is a state affiliate of BIO. As a member of BIO, Bio Nebraska receives exclusive print and electronic publications and advertising opportunities. Bio Nebraska members may also participate in discount plans for products and services through BIO Business Solutions, BIO’s group purchasing program.
Bio Nebraska maintains a user-friendly, active website as a means of communication for its members, as well as the public. Drive traffic to your business by posting press releases and job vacancies on our website. Be current on upcoming events, industry activities, and news that impacts the life sciences in our state. The website is member-driven and accommodates the needs of the membership by continually adding new content, resources, and tools for communication.
Find out what’s going on in biotech by chatting with peers in other disciplines at numerous informal forums and events sponsored by Bio Nebraska.
Bio Nebraska represents the interests of its members at all levels of government through lobbying activities in support of grant requests, and by encouraging the support of Nebraska’s Congressional delegation.
Member Purchasing Program
Take advantage of savings through the Bio Nebraska Member Purchasing Program. This program offers discounts and special benefits on products and services, as well as experience and expertise through strategic partnerships with industry suppliers. Description of purchasing program.
Bio Nebraska supports seminars and other forums to provide members with industry-related information, as well as general information necessary to run a business. Examples of such seminars and forums are employee benefits or business tax information.
Regulatory and Legislative Resource
Bio Nebraska is a resource tool for members, directing them to the document, site, or citation they need. Bio Nebraska also provides members with summaries and guides to use in conjunction with government relations.
Bio Nebraska provides contacts at universities and businesses, as well as within government, whether a member needs assistance getting a foot in the door or simply needs to know who to contact regarding a particular issue.
National Bioeconomy Blueprint
2016 Bioscience Industry