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We represent over 500 member companies, from start-ups and emerging companies to more established biotech and pharma organisations. Our membership also includes academic, research and philanthropic organisations, as well as service providers to the biotech and life sciences sector, creating an ecosystem for innovative life sciences and biotech sector in the UK.

BIA membership offers organisations the opportunity to: 

Whether you’re a new or existing member, we are happy to discuss how we can match your organisation’s priorities to BIA activities and capabilities. Get in touch today to find out what that means for your company.

Click on the tabs below for more information on each membership type and the benefits of belonging to the BIA.

Emerging corporate

This membership is for the smallest emerging companies involved in the development and application of biotechnology products, processes and enabling services.

Emerging corporate membership is for bioscience companies that have raised less than £5 million and have under £2 million in sales.


Are you involved in the development or application of biotechnology products, processes or enabling technologies? This is the membership for you.

Corporate members include bioscience and pharmaceutical companies, technology and platform companies, contract research organisations and bioinformatics companies.


BIA International Membership is open to organisations that do not have a presence in the UK, but are looking to understand our environment better.


Our Associate membership is open to organisations and individuals who actively support the bioscience community.

Associate members include accounting firms, banks, communications and PR firms, consultants, financial services providers, law firms, patent attorneys, and recruiters.


Are you an institution or charity wanting to establish links with the BIA, and your life sciences involvement is on a not-for-profit basis?  This is the membership category for you.

Network members include academic and research institutions, philanthropic entities, health advocacy groups, government agencies, economic development groups and overseas trade associations.

BIA Membership make-up 2023

Members represent organisations (not individuals) across the full life sciences ecosystem.

Interested in membership?

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