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

Latest News

Latest Blogs

The unprecedented workforce shortage of recent years has led employers to consider foreign employees more than ever before. Several countries have enhanced their immigration policies to attract high skilled workers in critical sectors, including the bio-health industry, in order to remain ...competitive. Join us as attorney Raluca (Luca) Vais-Ottosen from DeWitt LLP - Law Firm will discuss several work visa options, both short-term and long-term, suitable for the biohealth industry in the U.S.

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Attracting Global Talent Webinar: Employers' Guide to Understanding & Navigating US Work Visas - BioForward Wisconsin

The unprecedented workforce shortage of recent years has led employers to consider foreign employees more than ever before. Several countries have...

Join us to learn from Raluca Vais-Ottosen, Partner & Immigration Attorney from DeWitt LLP - Law Firm. She will demystify the process of hiring highly skilled candidates from outside the US. She’ll explain work visa types, eligibility factors, general procedure, and processing timelines, ...followed by an opportunity for you to ask specific questions.

To show our thanks for your membership, BioForward is hosting a MEMBER’S-ONLY End-of-the-Year Celebration, on December 8, 2022, from 5:30 PM-8:00 PM. Join us!

Terra Bioworks is looking to hire a Biotechnology Office Manager and Shipping Specialist. Check out this link for more information about the position and how to apply.