Questions about COVID-19?

BioOhio has launched a COVID-19 Resource Guide. Stay up-to-date with the latest information from government agencies, BioOhio members and partners, and other helpful organizations. If we follow the science, and take appropriate precautions, every one of us can play a role in keeping the infection curve down.

Ohio’s Story

Ohio’s bioscience community is working to cure debilitating pediatric diseases, create less invasive surgical tools, formulate cleaner biofuels, program highly accurate imaging systems, improve the quality and yield of crops, streamline healthcare to reduce patient costs, deliver cutting-edge personalized therapies, and so much more. As the statewide organization representing the bioscience industry, BioOhio is proud to support and salute their work. Join us and help our state make a global impact. Learn more about Ohio’s story here.

Ohio Bioscience News’s Industry News page is Ohio’s best source for bioscience-related current events. From local and national sources, stories include member and non-member organizations, STEM education, research discoveries, legislative issues, funding news, and more.

Use this link to jump to stories on how Ohio organizations are working to fight COVID-19

Upcoming BioOhio Events!

BioOhio takes the health and safety of our guests seriously. While future events are still planned, we are closely monitoring the public health situation in regards to COVID-19, and will act to postpone events as needed. Announcements will be made on our events page and by email.

Diversity in Bioscience Series

May 14 – The first Diversity in Bioscience & Healthcare event of 2020 will take place virtually on May 14 at 5pm. The engaging discussion, focused on generational diversity, will include special guests Julie Kampf, CEO & Chief Possibilities Officer, JBK Associates and Jan Rosenbaum, PhD, President, CEO and CSO, Kurome Therapeutics. The keynote conversation will be facilitated by the talented Brooke Cartus, Director of Business Development and Senior Facilitator, ImprovEdgeClick here to register.

Ohio Bioscience Networking Socials

As the public health situation allows, BioOhio is planning to continue holding our fun networking socials around the state. BioOhio socials are a consistent favorite among the bioscience community because of the lasting connections made. Networking socials are always FREE! to attend and open to anyone with an interest in the bioscience community.

June 24 in Cleveland – June’s networking social will feature a C-Suite Conversation with Mike Maczuzak, CEO & Founder for SmartShape Design in Cleveland, OH.  Mike has been helping clients shape the future with new product innovation through impactful design and development for more than 30 years. Click here to register.

The BioOhio Patient Summit – A Journey of Innovation & Healing

August 13 in Columbus – Join us for an evening of hope and patient perspectives capped off by an elegant dinner celebrating Ohio’s bioscience community as we focus on the most important part of bioscience – its impact on patients here at home and around the world.

Visit our events page for a full roster of upcoming programs!

Supporting Bioscience in Ohio

BioOhio is a member-guided service that connects and supports Ohio’s bioscience community through networking, advocacy, events, talent, information, and cost savings.

BioOhio represents over 300 members that employ over 100,000 Ohioans - from Ohio’s largest employers to emerging start-ups, schools & universities, research institutions, students, and individuals.

BioOhio is the lead organization for the bioscience community and the Ohio affiliate for global bioscience associations AdvaMed, BIO, MDMA and PhRMA.

Learn more about BioOhio services

Become a Member

BioOhio is committed to connecting and serving the state’s bioscience professionals, researchers, suppliers, consultants, educators, and students. We fulfill this commitment in everything we do, especially in the service we provide our members.


Members can take advantage of discounted pricing on events as well as from more than a dozen vendors including: Airgas, ALT, Aon, BioMedTracker, Business Wire, Career Builder, CfPIE, Chubb, Clean Harbors, DataMonitor Healthcare, Humboldt, Medtrack, Nikon Instruments, NPG Solutions, Office Depot,, ShareVault, Skoda Minotti, TSP, UniClean, UniFirst, UPS, and VWR

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The Ohio Bioscience Resource Directory is the most comprehensive source of information on Ohio’s bioscience industry, featuring thousands of profiles of bioscience companies, organizations, research centers, suppliers, and service providers.

Click here to start your search!

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