BioForward is proud to support these critical community members.

Emerging Growth Companies

are vital to the growth of the Wisconsin biohealth ecosystem.  Innovative ideas are the future- and these companies are bringing it!

We have member organizations

across an integrated network of health solution leaders, including research institutions, biotech and biopharma, digital health, healthcare systems, and medical device and diagnostics distributed across Wisconsin, the biohealth innovation territory, and beyond.


Base Membership includes biohealth companies, related organizations, and industry affiliates who want to get involved in the integrated health solutions industry.

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MedalLion Members

Medallion Members are higher-level members that are ready to be leading voices in Wisconsin, engage with our industry on multiple levels, and have a serious impact on our industry and community.

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associate industry Members

Associate industry members are vital companies supporting our biohealth industry that have joined BioForward to support and grow the industry through services. Many of these companies have resources and guidance that members can use to grow their businesses.

associate Industry knowledge base

Being a BioForward Member

As an action-oriented association, we have the vision, resources, and energy to develop initiatives and high-value solutions to grow Wisconsin’s companies and define the future of healthcare. We are committed to efforts to strengthen the state’s talent pipeline; collaborations to develop supply chain partnerships; educational and networking events to enhance professional development; and legislative advocacy to highlight the economic and social impact of the biohealth industry on the state, nation, and world.

Benefits to all Members

  • Proactive state and federal legislative advocacy for Wisconsin’s biohealth sector 
  • Facilitate connections related to capital, business, and workforce development, collaborations, investments, and other resources 
  • Business referrals and introductions  
  • Significant savings on vendor programs 
  • Promotion of Member Company activities and news 
  • Listing in Member Directory to improve company visibility and digital presence 
  • Membership for all employees of your company/organization 
  • Access to member-only events and scholarship opportunities
  • Presence on the talent initiative landing pages 
  • Reduced or complimentary registration for BioForward events, the Wisconsin Biohealth Summit, and networking opportunities
  • Talent campaign to draw top-tier talent to your company 
  • Opportunities to provide thought leadership to the community
  • Small business scholarships to a variety of conferences in partnership with WEDC 
  • Associate Industry Knowledge Base to highlight their resources and offerings

saved by members through BioForward’s BioSavings Program in 2020

digital impressions for members across social media and BioForward websites in 2020

pieces of local and national media coverage in 2020

Benefits to Medallion Members

  • Priority job posting and presence on the talent initiative landing pages
  • Extensive marketing of company logo on website, events, and in the annual report by Medallion status
  • Automatic inclusion as a sponsor of the Wisconsin Biohealth Summit (Silver through Platinum level members) and access to level-appropriate sponsorship benefits, complimentary passes, and more
  • Sponsorship of other large BioForward events including the Annual Member Meeting and Year-End Celebration (Gold and Platinum level members)
  • Exclusive invitations to VIP events and a sponsored table at the Annual Member Meeting

page views to the talent initiative landing page in 2020

talent campaign ad impressions in 2020

Membership Fees

Base Membership  
1-2 Employees $300
3-10 Employees $400
11-24 Employees $750
25-100 Employees $1,300
>100 Employees $3,000
Government / Nonprofit / Education $500
Medallion Membership
Bronze $5,000
Silver $10,000
Gold $15,000
Platinum $20,000

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