We are New York’s only trade association devoted exclusively to the life science industry, providing advocacy, business development, and communications services for approximately 450 members across New York and around the world.

Member Types

Sustaining Member

Organizations that choose to become Sustaining Members demonstrate their clear commitment to and investment in the growth of the biotechnology industry in New York by supporting legislative and regulatory efforts, life science business activities, business networking, and education. 

Annual Dues: $50,000

Premier Member

Organizations that choose to become Premier Members of NewYorkBIO help to foster the growth of biotechnology in New York along the entire spectrum of activities supported by the Association.

Annual Dues: $25,000

Core Member

Any for-profit entity that develops, manufactures, or commercializes drugs, pharmaceuticals, agricultural products, industrial or environmental products, medical devices, diagnostics, health IT, or similar products.

Annual Dues: Based on total employee count worldwide.

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Employees Dues
1-4 $1,000
5-19 $1,500
20-49 $2,500
50-99 $4,500
100-199 $6,500
200-499 $8,500
500+ $9,999

Supporting Member

Organizations that provide services, equipment, supplies or other products of benefit to the life science industries.

Annual Dues: Based on total employee count worldwide.

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Employees Dues
1-9 $2,000
10-49 $3,000
50-99 $5,000
100-199 $6,500
200-499 $8,500
500+ $9,999

Disease Foundations & Patient Advocacy Organizations

Non-profit disease research foundations, patient advocacy groups, and similar organizations.

Annual Dues: Free, based on eligibility

Academic Institutions, Nonprofits, and Government Agencies

Non-profit institutions including colleges and universities; research laboratories; academic medical centers; or government agencies with an interest or involvement in biotechnology.

Annual Dues: $3,000

Fellows Membership

Qualifying early stage life science companies of seven or fewer employees that have received less than $5 million in funding can receive a two-year scholarship providing full access to the complete NewYorkBIO portfolio of benefits, including the NewYorkBIO purchasing consortium and discounted access to seminars, conferences, and networking events.

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Annual Dues: Free for two years, based on eligibility


NewYorkBio Leadership

CEOs of NewYorkBIO members in good standing are eligible to be nominated for election to the NewYorkBIO Board of Directors (Sustaining Membership includes a Board seat.)

Public Policy and Advocacy

NewYorkBIO actively lobbies for statewide support, focus and investment in New York’s bioscience industry including advocacy and public policy activities that build support for the industry with state, local and federal governments and influence key legislation. NewYorkBIO’s annual Advocacy Day brings together life sciences executives from across New York State to Albany to collectively educate, inform, and lobby State legislators on issues of critical importance to the industry. 

NewYorkBIO is also the officially designated state affiliate to the Biotechnology Industry Organization in Washington DC. Through this relationship, NewYorkBIO has a voice in federal policy that will shape the current and future biotechnology industry. NewYorkBIO leads the New York delegation at the annual BIO Fly-In, a program that brings over 1,000 leaders of the national biotech industry to lobby congress.

Purchasing Group

NewYorkBIO members are eligible for significant cost savings through the NewYorkBIO Group Purchasing Program, which provides money-saving and enhanced-service contracts for our members’ purchases. NewYorkBIO obtains discounts and benefits usually reserved for only the largest national accounts with such providers as VWR (lab supplies), Office Depot (office supplies), Conner Strong & Buckelew (insurance services), Business Wire (press wire/news services), and many others.  See the savings!


Members receive a broad range of networking opportunities through monthly and quarterly events and yearly programs, including frequent networkers and receptions, the NewYorkBIO Annual Meeting, the annual NY-NJ Cruise, CEO and executive roundtables, clinical trial design seminars, business development discussion groups, CFO forums,bench-to-business workshops, technology transfer networking, human resources management, financing forums, drug discovery, communications/investor relations, finance, quality control/regulatory affairs.

Marketing and Communications

Members receive increased visibility through NewYorkBIO communications channels. These include free corporate listing in NewYorkBIO’s Membership Directory, a presence on the NewYorkBIO website with direct link to member company’s website, free event postings on the NewYorkBIO website, job postings on NewYorkBIO’s job board, and opportunities to present at various NewYorkBIO meetings, including the Annual Meeting and Corporate Showcase.

Business Development

Members receive business development opportunities through our technology transfer resources, partnering resources, and contact directory, making introductions and fostering discussion between scientist-entrepreneurs and companies, financers and business development professionals in our biotech community.

Industry Insight, Education, and Information

Members receive increased competitive understanding of the industry through training and educational programs, NewYorkBIO reports and publications, including the annual State of the Industry Reports, newsletters, press releases and ongoing media relations.