As a member of the Bioscience Association of Maine (BioME), your company can save on the cost of goods and services your organization routinely purchases.

BioME, in partnership with Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the international trade association for the biotechnology industry, offer BioME members discounts and other benefits from leading service providers. There is no additional cost to participate in any of these cost-savings program; they are a benefit of your membership to BioME. Life sciences companies across North America saved more than $590 million last year on lab and office essentials. Last year, on a national average, a company that spent $1,000-$10,000 on these services saved more than $4,500 off of the list price. That pays for your BioME membership many times over!

BIOME Exclusive Solutions:

Energy Savings Program
In partnership with with Manufacturers Association of Maine, BioME offers our members an opportunity to save on energy costs through Constellation. Members can manage energy costs in new and powerful ways to achieve budget certainty, cost savings, and financial protection with Constellation’s full range of integrated energy solutions. Learn more

10% off Training Courses
CfPIE provides technical training for Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device and Skin/Cosmetics professionals. CfPIE offers more than 350 class sessions annually across 80 course titles in multiple formats, such as classroom, on-site and certification programs. Courses are conducted in Malvern, PA, Los Angeles and Boston. View courses

Access to Collaborative Assets
MMCRI has a series of Core Facilities dedicated to providing the latest equipment and knowledge necessary to assist researchers in their work.  BioME members get access and special project pricing for Core Research assets. For more information click here!

BIO Business Solutions:

75% off Lab Supplies
VWR serves as a leading global provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. VWR offers a diverse portfolio that includes over four million products and enables customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing and comprehensive service offerings. Learn more

Waived Fees & Bonus Points
Brex, the Corporate Credit Card for the Life Sciences, is designed to empower its life sciences customers to spend less time on end of month closes and more time on life changing R&D. The card offers its customers streamlined reporting functions, rewards and unmatched controls Learn more

25% off Discount on Services
ADP provides life sciences organizations of all sizes the opportunity to outsource their day-to-day administrative tasks across human resources, compliance, payroll, benefits, talent management, employee support, and more. Learn more

25% off Packaged/Bulk Gas
Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the largest U.S. supplier of industrial, medical, specialty gases, dry ice and nitrous oxide.  Airgas has been contracted by BIO to deliver customized solutions for gas, equipment and cryogenic equipment storage with guaranteed savings to BIO members. Learn more

15% off Refurb Lab Equipment
ALT is a full-service provider of premium refurbished lab equipment and surplus strategy services for the life sciences. With more than 12,000 instruments in stock – all items are carefully refurbished and delivered with a one-year warranty. Learn more

Competitive Premiums
Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. BIO and Aon have teamed up to bring comprehensive coverage for Executive Liability and Cyber Insurance programs.
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10% off Business Insurance
For more than 25 years, Chubb has been providing cost-effective risk management and insurance protection tailored to the unique needs of biotechnology companies. Chubb personnel specialize in the biotech market; they understand the issues and develop tailored solutions. Learn more

40% off Lab Waste Removal
Clean Harbors is one of the largest environmental services companies in North America. Clean Harbors manages waste recycling and disposal for almost all waste streams, planned environmental and industrial services, as well as Emergency Response Services. Learn more

Small Group Insurance Discounts
Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Their group health insurance programs with national and local associations provide small employers (generally between 5-50 employees) quality group medical benefits at competitive pricing including Health, Dental, Vision, and Basic Employee Life/AD&D coverage. Learn more

15% off Microscope Systems
Nikon is firmly established as a market leader in optics instrumentation and the only microscope company to manufacture its own glass, ensuring the very finest quality assurance throughout production. Nikon offers a wide selection of research instrumentation and digital imaging solutions for microscopy. Learn more

80% off Office Supplies
Office Depot is a leading provider of business services and supplies, products and technology solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses, through a fully integrated B2B distribution platform of approximately 1,300 stores, online presence, and dedicated sales professionals. Learn more | Enroll online

10-15% off Software Systems
PSC Software provides electronic quality management and inspection management software solutions that enable life science companies to efficiently deliver their products to regulated industries. PSC Biotech also provides customized solutions for computer systems validation projects. Learn more

20% off VDR/File Sharing
ShareVault offers secure, cloud-based document sharing solutions, also known as virtual data rooms, that are frequently used by organizations to securely share highly confidential documents with outside parties, while monitoring access and maintaining control.
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50% off Workwear/Cleanroom
UniFirst, a leading supplier of workwear programs for businesses, provides a range of apparel from traditional uniforms and industrial wear to protective clothing and “corporate casual” attire. 
UniFirst outfits more than 1.5 million people in their work clothes each business day. Learn more

Moving/Storage Discounts
Humboldt Storage and Moving, a United Van Lines agent, is your one-stop for moving your entire company or a single employee, across town or overseas. Humboldt provides custom moving, relocation and storage services, and has a strong focus on customer service and has a unique expertise with serving the biotech industry. Learn more

70% off Shipping
UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company. BioME members receive up to 70% off overnight shipping and up to 55% off other shipping services. Learn more

Join BioMe

Join a network of innovative life science
companies, tap into the many benefits that
come with the membership and gain visibility.


Cost Savings

BioME Membership gives you access to many discounts on goods and services through BIO
Business Solutions – largest cost-savings program for life science industry.


Job Board

BioME job board is the most comprehensive
portal of job postings in the life science
industry in Maine. Updated weekly.