The Future
of Health
is Wisconsin

Now is an exciting time to be a part of Wisconsin’s biohealth industry – 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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From test results that give healthcare providers insights on individual patient care, to the ability to recruit participants and provide insights at scale for clinical trials, Labcorp help connect the dots between diagnostics and drug development. 

Latest News

Latest Blogs

Deep gratitude to our Silver Medallion sponsor, Labcorp, for their instrumental role in making the Wisconsin Biohealth Summit 2023 a reality! 🙏 Their partnership helps to drive progress and propel us toward a bright future through biohealth innovation.

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🔬 Shaping the Biohealth Industry's Future!

🌐 Join us on September 28th for an eye-opening webinar where we'll showcase BioForward's advocacy successes and future plans. Be part of the conversation that's defining our industry's path forward. Save the date! ...

🌿 A special shoutout to our Silver medallion sponsor, Morgridge, whose support helps light up the Wisconsin Biohealth Summit 2023! 💫 Their dedication to fostering growth in the biohealth sector is commendable and vital for further progress. #WIBiohealthSummit

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Congratulations to Estrigenix Therapeutics for being a finalist in this year’s Wisconsin Innovation Awards. They garnered attention for their transformative work in the field of therapeutics. Using applied and original estrogen-based research, their targeted chemistry aims to reduce the mental ...and physical effects of menopause drastically. Their dedication to improving patient outcomes is truly inspiring. ✨

To learn more about Estrigenix Therapeutics and all the BioForward member companies that are finalists, visit:

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Fostering Innovation in the Biohealth Ecosystem: Celebrating Wisconsin Innovation Awards Finalists - BioForward Wisconsin

Recognizing and nurturing innovation is a cornerstone of progress in a world driven by breakthroughs and advancements. The Wisconsin Innovation ...

📢 A special shoutout to one of the driving forces behind the Wisconsin Biohealth Summit 2023 - our exceptional silver medallion sponsor, PhRMA! 🎊 This summit is a testament to our sponsors' vision and support. #WIBiohealthSummit

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