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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Aurora Health Care Advocate Aurora Health logo
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OnLume is driven to unleash the full clinical potential of fluorescence-guided surgery through the passionate, skillful application of science and innovation.

Latest News

Latest Blogs

Sending thanks to MERI (Madison Environmental Resource Inc.) for sponsoring our 2022 Wisconsin Biohealth Summit!

MERI is dedicated to educating and helping its clients understand regulations and policies in disposing of medical waste.

Versiti is a leader in blood health innovation. Learn more about the organization’s full continuum of services from basic research to application and how its improving health outcomes nationwide in our latest member profile.

Learn how startup company, Empirico, is using computational tools to help unlock the genetics of human disease to create more effective medicines. Read our latest member profile.

Empirico is looking for an associate scientist and a scientist in assay development to join their team! Empirico uses human genetics and biology to discover and develop new therapies for patients. To learn more about the positions and the company go to

InvivoSciences has been honored as a finalist for the 2022 Wisconsin Innovation Awards! InvivoSciences distributes technology/measurement systems/etc. in areas of screening instruments that detect drug interactions with tissue that mimics healthy or diseased hearts. Learn more about their mission