The Future of
Now is an exciting time to be a part of Wisconsin’s Biohealth Innovation Territory (BIT) – the frontier of life sciences and medical breakthroughs.
BioForward Wisconsin is the collective voice of Wisconsin’s robust and comprehensive biohealth cluster.
Wisconsin is ranked in the top 10 most livable states
total state economic impact contributed by the biohealth industry
in biohealth jobs compared to state averages
supported by biohealth
Wisconsin is home to a booming biohealth cluster, full of talented people, unique companies, and endless opportunities. BioForward supports the industry through initiatives that foster collaboration, lead advocacy, facilitate education, and promote the region’s opportunities and successes.
Positioning the Industry for Growth
BioForward has a central role in helping position the State’s biohealth industry for growth. Through facilitating the interrelationships that drive collaboration, advocacy efforts, savings and reward programs, and investment in unique programs and initiatives, BioForward positions the industry for long-term success.
Networking & Connections
Promoting the Industry/Region
BioForward promotes both the State and the industry to achieve a host of goals. BioForward serves as the collective marketing voice, touting the cluster’s unique and diverse capabilities and earning recognition as a national and international leader. BioForward also helps develop a sense of pride around the region and industry that ripples throughout the State and beyond.
Our members represent every step in the biohealth chain
from research through commercialization and include some of the biggest names and most exciting start-ups in the industry.
Our Medallion Members
Illumina is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for large-scale analysis of genetic variation and function. These systems are enabling studies that were not even imaginable just a few years ago, and moving us closer to the realization of personalized medicine. With rapid advances in technology taking place, it is mission-critical to offer solutions that are not only innovative, but flexible, and scalable, with industry-leading support and service.
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