The Future of
Integrated Health
is Wisconsin

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.

Our Work

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.

Talent Investment

Thought Leadership


Our Members

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

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Latest News

Latest Blogs

Thank you, AbbVie for sponsoring our 2022 Wisconsin Biohealth Summit event!

AbbVie aims to discover and deliver innovative medicines and products that solve serious health issues and enhance people’s lives today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow.

A Free Webinar for Members: "Successfully Navigating the USPTO and FDA" will be held TOMORROW, September 8, 2022 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm CDT. To learn more about this event and claim for spot, visit

Sending a big thanks to Luminex Corporation - A DiaSorin Company! We appreciate your sponsorship of this year's Wisconsin Biohealth Summit!

Luminex's mission is to empower labs to obtain reliable, timely, and actionable answers, ultimately advancing health. You can learn more ...about how they're accomplishing this at

Sending a big thank you to our 2022 Wisconsin Biohealth Summit sponsor the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation!

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), established in 1925 as the world's first university-based technology transfer office, is a private, non-profit supporting ...organization to UW Madison. It supports world-class research at the university by protecting the intellectual property of its faculty, staff and students, and licensing their discoveries to companies for commercial use to benefit humankind. Learn more at