Coronavirus Hub

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) recognizes the need for our member companies to share mission-critical resources with other BIO members during the Coronavirus pandemic.  To that end, we will be relaxing our policies on posting company sales or marketing information on, to the extent such information is relevant to helping BIO members respond to the pandemic.  Accepted information on products and services related to the COVID-19 response will be posted as part of BIO’s Coronavirus Business Response Center.  This information will be posted through April 30, 2020; this date will be re-evaluated as the date approaches. 

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is providing this information and links below only as a source of potentially relevant information, and inclusion of such information on this website is not, and should not be construed as, a direct or indirect endorsement of the products or services by BIO.

BIO Business Solution® Partners

BIO pools the purchasing power of thousands of life sciences companies to negotiate bulk pricing and favorable terms at certain partner organizations.  These companies provide critical services to BIO member companies every day; therefore, their products, services, or offers will be posted as requested.  The BIO Business Solutions program is only open to BIO members and members of BIO’s state-based partners.  You can learn more at


Information on COVID19 and risk management strategies for companies. Members can save through BIO Business Solutions.


How to create a small business continuity plan for your startup. Is your company prepared for a crisis? This article provides a tested, up-to-date plan that’s ready to execute for your startup.

Business Wire

A crisis communications resource list on responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Members can save through BIO Business Solutions.

Clean Harbors

Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Decontamination and Disposal Services. Members can save through BIO Business Solutions.

Office Depot

Save up to 80% on select office products. Through the BIO-Office Depot program, you can order all that your employees need to be productive from their home office at the negotiated contract price. Members can save through BIO Business Solutions. created a live dashboard highlighting coronavirus clinical trials going on globally. Members can save through BIO Business Solutions.


BIO’s partner UPS provides logistics and transportation support to assist with special Coronavirus multi-city testing program. 

VWR, part of Avantor

BIO’s Partner for Lab Supplies provides easy access to critical research products needed for the identification and research of COVID-19 based on current CDC recommendations.  Please contact  for more information on any of these products.

BIO Members Helping BIO Members

BIO’s membership includes many important industry service providers.  We consider these companies members of the greater life sciences community, and therefore their products, services or other offers of assistance will be posted as requested. To post helpful information for your fellow BIO members please email

Akin Gump: COVID-19 Resource Center

The Akin Gump COVID-19 Resource Center will deliver timely insights and analysis on the latest legal, regulatory and technical developments tailored to industry-specific interests and issues.

Sidley: COVID-19 Resource Center

Sidley has organized a multidisciplinary task force to address the wide range of regulatory, transactional, and litigation issues companies face in responding to the coronavirus outbreak. 

Other Business Recommendations from BIO Members

BIO will not accept unsolicited, direct posting requests from non-BIO member companies.  If you’re a non-BIO member and would like to post a product, service or offer, it must come through a recommending BIO member company. Without a recommendation, we will not accept or post this information. Please contact a BIO member to recommend your company.

Benchling: Platform Available Pro Bono for COVID-19 Testing

The Benchling platform can be rapidly configured to support COVID-19 diagnostics workflows, including but not limited to qPCR workflows.


COVID-19 Community Research Project

Supported by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Javara Research, and Oracle, the COVID-19 Community Research Project study tracks COVID-19 outcomes through the Patient Monitoring System and Therapeutic Monitoring System to provide policy-makers and healthcare workers with crucial information about the coronavirus. 

Cyntegrity: Mitigate Coronavirus Side-effects

Cyntegrity brochure discussing running studies with mitigation actions against Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) using their MyRBQM Portal.

Last update: Monday, January 25, 2021 @ 4:42 pm EST