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Membership Dues Schedule/Fees

Membership Categories and Dues

BIO's 1,000 member companies fall into one of four categories: Affiliate, Center, Associate, or Corporate.  Membership is only available to organizations. We do not offer individual memberships.

Corporate Members

Corporations or other for-profit entities that utilize biotechnology or other related new technologies in research, development, testing, manufacturing or sales of products or information.  This includes companies focused on healthcare, food and agriculture, and industrial and environmental applications. Dues are based on the company's annual global product revenue.

Global revenue under $25 million USD

Dues are based on the total number of full-time employees including employees of subsidiary companies.



1 - 6


7 - 299

$198 per employee




Global revenue over $25 million USD

Dues are calculated on a sliding scale based on the company's annual global revenue. Please contact the BIO membership department for details. 


Affiliate Members

Government or non-profit entities with an interest in or mandate to promote biotechnology, such as economic development corporations, non-governmental organizations, non-profit hospitals, etc. Dues are a flat fee per institution.

Dues: $2,691


Center Member

Academic institutions that work in support of biotechnology including technology transfer centers. dues are a flat fee per institution.

Dues: $2,691


Associate Member

Corporations, partnerships, associations, or other for-profit entities involved substantially with providing services or products to biotechnology companies such as consulting firms, law firms, investment/venture capital firms, CMOs, CROs, employee search firms, clean lab services, for-profit business incubators, insurance firms, suppliers and other service providers. Dues are based on the firm's total number of full-time employees worldwide.


Number of Employees


1 - 24


25 - 49


50 - 99


100 - 499


500 - 999