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Cost Savings Program for RI Bio Members

Because RI Bio is a member of BIO*, our members have access to BIO Business Solutions, the largest cost savings purchasing program for the life sciences industry. With collective purchasing power, BIO Business Solutions can deliver exclusive discount pricing and favorable terms on things like lab supplies, office supplies, insurance, and much more.

For example, RI Bio Members have access to discounts across the entire Avantor product offering, and a hot list of more than 8,000 items with savings of up to 75% from list.

*BIO is the world’s largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations.

“Last year we saved 57.9% on lab supplies through Avantor by VWR.”

Droplette, Inc.

“Thanks to BIO Business Solutions, our members saved a cumulative $1,591,111 on lab supplies through Avantor by VWR!”

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