Oregon Bioscience Association, a 501(c)(6) nonprofit member trade association, is a resource for your organization, and we understand the need for professional and company development. We offer a diverse range of resources including training, networking, increasing visibility, advocacy and additional member services. Oregon Bio Members come from industry and research institutions, and also include entrepreneurs, investors and an array of professional service providers that support the industry. We are a strong and growing community, and we are excited for you to join us.
Our Mission and Member Benefits
The Oregon Bioscience Association’s (Oregon Bio’s) primary purpose is to promote the growth and quality of the bioscience industry in Oregon and to advocate, cultivate and educate. Learn more about how our work in these three areas benefits our members:
All employees of Oregon Bio member companies are eligible for member benefits, which includes reduced rates for Oregon Bio events and BioPro training classes!
Oregon Bioscience Association is the Oregon affiliate of the national Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO). BIO is the world’s largest biotechnology organization, providing connection, advocacy, business development, communications services for more than 1,200 members worldwide.
Through this affiliation, Oregon Bio members can access the national purchasing plan through top-tier providers negotiated by BIO. If you have any ideas or suggestions on services we might add, let us know.
This national program is the largest cost savings program for the life sciences industry, enabling more than $200 million in sales annually to more than 2,000 life sciences companies of all sizes. Learn more about the BIO member benefits.
Membership and Committees
By joining Oregon Bio, your employees are eligible to join Oregon Bio Committees to drive Oregon Bio and the future of bioscience in Oregon. Committee involvement provides members with enhanced networking opportunities, new skills and a broader interface with the bioscience industry. For example, by participating in the Program and Events Committee or the Annual Conference Committee, you can steer and deliver events which provide educational value and networking opportunities. By participating in the Government Affairs Committee, you can review legislation impacting the bioscience industry and advise Oregon Bio and its membership. The Membership Committee engages potential members and gives a voice to the membership. The BioPro Steering Committee identifies training needs and priorities and approves the Oregon BioPro training plan. Learn more about the committees and fill out our interest form.
Why join? Check out our one page flier about the perks of membership!
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