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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. 

Cost Savings Program for RI Bio Members

BIO Business Solutions is the largest cost savings purchasing program for the life sciences industry, operated by BIO.  BIO Business Solutions pools the purchasing power of thousands of life sciences companies across North America to negotiate for exclusive pricing and favorable terms on things like lab supplies, office supplies, insurance, and much more.

“In 2021, BIO is excited to continue fighting for scientific innovation and educating the public on how important biotech innovation is to human life and the world.”

BIO | Biotechnology Innovation Organization


Rhode Island has an array of tools and growth incentives to help companies expand, locate and innovate in RI.  Rhode Island offers incentives, credits, and grants that can help your business in a host of ways. To make sure companies understand and take advantage of these incentives, CommerceRI staff works one-on-one with you to design the right tax approach.