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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Whether you need pipettes, instrument service, or a large process-scale system configured to your specific application, Gilson has you covered. Gilson offers over 75 years of expertise along with the highest quality life science products and services, which can be personalized to your workflow or industry. 

Latest News

Latest Blogs

Extend your greetings to our new BIoforward member SciNote - Digital Lab Notebook! SciNote is a cloud-based electronic lab notebook (ELN) with built-in inventory, compliance, and team management tools used by the FDA, NIH, European Commission, and scientists in 100+ countries. 🧪🔬

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We're thrilled to extend a huge thank you to our amazing Silver Medallion Sponsor, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, for the Wisconsin Biohealth Summit 2023! 🎉 Their support has truly made a significant impact on the success of this event. 🙌

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We'd like to introduce to you one of our newest Bioforward members, Windfall Consulting! Windfall Consulting is a collaborative design and engineering company specializing in enterprise electronic security and network infrastructure.✨

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🌿 Sending a special shoutout to our sponsor, Catalent, whose support is instrumental in bringing the 2023 Wisconsin Biohealth Summit to life. 🎊 We are very grateful for their partnership!

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A massive shoutout and heartfelt thanks to our fantastic silver medallion sponsor, Cellular Dynamics International! 🙌 Your support will help make the Wisconsin Biohealth Summit unforgettable and help to bring together innovators in the biohealth field.

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