Benefits of Membership

Bio Nebraska is dedicated to supporting and growing Nebraska’s bio-ecosystem.

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.

Networking Opportunities

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.

G2G Consulting

By teaming up with G2G Consulting, which has secured over $528 million in government funding since 2007, you will receive a monthly report on life sciences grants and a monthly webinar with government funding experts to ask questions and gain insights on how to obtain funding. Contact us to register.

Government Relations

Bio Nebraska brings your voice and issues directly to the decision makers at the local, state and federal levels with the goal of shaping public policy that will positively impact and grow Nebraska’s bio-ecosystem and influence the evolution of the industries we serve.

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.

Educational Opportunities

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.

Well Connected

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.