Member Benefits - Cost Savings

Cost Savings & Purchasing Discounts

One of the most popular benefits for BioOhio members is our array of valuable cost savings programs and purchasing discounts.

Because BioOhio is an affiliate of BIO, our members are eligible for select BIO Business Solutions savings programs. BioOhio has also negotiated special savings for members with additional vendors and service providers.

Members can take advantage of preferred pricing from more than a dozen vendors including: VWR, Clean Harbors, UniClean, UniFirst, Chubb, Office Depot, Business Wire, Informa (DataMonitor Healthcare, Medtrack, BioMedTracker), Career Builder, Skoda Minotti, Aon, ShareVault, Humboldt, Airgas, Nikon Instruments, TSP, and CfPIE. Members will also discounted registration to BioOhio and participating partner events. Savings programs include:

Descriptions of our cost saving offering are below. If you have questions, or would like to enroll in one or more of these programs, use the form at the end of the page. Feel free to also contact us directly at (614) 675-3686 x 1004, or by email to Jen Goldsberry, Manager, Member Services & Events.

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  • Event Discounts

    Members receive discounts to BioOhio events, as well as leading local and national events such as BIO, MDMA FDA Forum, AdvaMed, and other industry conferences.

    Members receive a discounted rate to exhibit at BioOhio events such as the Ohio Bioscience Expo & Showcase, and Ohio Bioscience Career Fairs.

    To encourage engagement among the next generation of Ohio bioscience leaders, BioOhio member schools can receive special group pricing for student attendance at BioOhio events. In addition, Student Members receive the largest individual discounts to attend BioOhio events.

    Members have the opportunity to bundle event sponsorship with their annual dues and receive a discount.

    In recognition of Leadership members’ additional support, and to encourage engagement between member organizations, Leadership members receive one complimentary admission to every BioOhio event.

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  • Packaged & Bulk Gases

    Airgas offers BioOhio members 10% to 25% discounts on cryogenic equipment, gas distribution equipment and safety products.

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  • Executive Liability Insurance

    Aon delivers comprehensive coverage for Executive Liability Insurance programs, Members will benefit from multiple carriers competing for their business, without sacrificing coverage or enhancements.

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  • Drug Development & Regulatory Intelligence

    BioMedTracker, by Informa, offers real-time drug development and regulatory intelligence that includes proprietary analysis on the likelihood of approval of drugs. BioOhio members can enjoy a 25% discount off the normal list price.

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  • Press Releases

    BusinessWire offers BioOhio member companies a minimum savings of 10% on all news release distribution circuits and more when you bundle in any of their additional services. Click here to view BusinessWire’s 15 Minute Experts webinar series, with tips and best practices designed specifically to increase the impact and ROI of your communications programming

BioBizSolutions Career Builder

  • Job Postings

    BioOhio has partnered with CareerBuilder, the nation’s largest online job searching & recruiting site, to provide members with a 15% discount on all CareerBuilder.com job and recruiting products.

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  • Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, & Biotech Skills Training

    BioOhio has arranged a 10% discount on industry leading skills training courses offered by The Center for Professional Innovation & Education (CfPIE). Courses include specialized education in pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology disciplines.

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  • Clinical Trials Insurance

    Chubb Clinical Trials Liability Insurance; Errors and Omissions Liability Insurance; Product Liability Insurance; Professional Liability Insurance – Members receive a 10% premium credit (subject to regulatory limitations), very competitive premiums for companies at all stages, low minimum premiums for early stage companies, and broad coverage tailored to meet the unique needs of the biotech industry.

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  • Property & Casualty Insurance

    Chubb Property and Casualty Insurance – Members receive very competitive premiums for companies at all stages, low minimum premiums for early stage companies, dedicated loss control and claims specialists, and access to proprietary tools to assist in developing insurance values.

BioBizSolutions Clean Harbors

  • Environmental Services

    Clean Harbors is an environmental services provider managing waste recycling and disposal. Special pricing and discounts for members includes 35-40% off list on disposal; 15-20% off list on transportation and materials and 35% off list price on labor charges.

  • Healthcare Market Intelligence

    Datamonitor Healthcare, by Informa, offers event-driven research and analysis on epidemiology, drugs, company insights, forecasting & market access. BioOhio members can enjoy a 25% discount off the normal list price.

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  • Employee Relocation

    Humboldt is offering up to a 65% discount on employee relocation programs for members.

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  • Gene Sequencing

    Illumina provides comprehensive next-generation sequencing solutions to the research, clinical, and applied markets. Through this program, Illumina offers exclusive rebates to first-time customers on many benchtop sequencing instruments.

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  • Commercial Intelligence

    Medtrack, by Informa, is a source for Commercial Intelligence, powering sales, licensing, and M&A activity. BioOhio members can enjoy a 25% discount off the normal list price.

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  • Research Instruments & Equipment

    Nikon Instruments offers members 15% off select BIO customized microscope packages, 7% off individual Nikon items, 5% off third party products; onsite no charge installation (unless specified on quote); 1 year warranty on full systems, 5 year warranty on microscopes; onsite no charge training, customized to Customer needs.

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  • Office Supplies

    Office Depot is offering members up to of 80% off MSRP on a core list of over 1000 frequently ordered office, cleaning and break room supplies. Free delivery on all order over $25 and additional discounts available for other products as well.

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  • Secure Data Sharing

    ShareVault offers secure, cloud-based document sharing solutions. Benefits for members include a minimum 20% discount on ShareVault’s primary products, minimum 30% savings off the standard pricing of ShareVault for SharePoint, and at least 5% additional discount on subscriptions with terms of two or more years.

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  • Retirement Planning

    Skoda Minotti offers a 15% discount to BioOhio members on retirement/benefit plan services (excluding investment advisory services).

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  • Talent Services

    BioOhio and TSP have teamed up to offer the unique talent services exclusively to BioOhio members: Entry-Level Talent Assessments, Talent Acquisition, Contract Recruiting, Leadership Development, Retained/Contingent Search, Executive Assessments, and much more.

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  • Cleanroom Services

    UniClean, a leading cleanroom services provider, offers members uniform and facility services savings of 30-50%.

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  • Uniform & Facility Services

    UniFirst, supplier of workwear programs for businesses, is offering members uniform and facility service savings of 30-50%.

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  • Save on Shipping

    BioOhio and BIO have entered into an agreement with UPS to provide our members with up to 70% off UPS Next Day Air services, and up to 65% off UPS Worldwide International services. This is a significant savings off published rates! UPS offers BIO members great savings, and the peace of mind that accompanies reliable service with guaranteed delivery, and innovative technology.

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  • Lab Supplies & Equipment

    VWR offers special pricing agreements with major manufacturers, plus many other member-only benefits including discounts across the entire VWR product offering.

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