about bioconnex



The Bioconnex network is dedicated to the development and growth of the biotechnology community, and to strengthening the competitiveness of the Capital Region and Tech Valley as the premier global location for biotechnology research, education and industry. This vision is achieved through three action areas:

  • Increasing networking and collaboration within the biotechnology community

  • Developing partnerships between research, education and business

  • Addressing common challenges facing biotechnology organizations in the Region


    Bioconnex is a partnership among private companies, higher education institutions, research organizations, and the Center for Economic Growth. All employees of member organizations are automatically granted membership.

    Programs and Tools


  • A web portal to industry-specific regional, state, national and global information

  • A monthly newsletter including events, news, updates, and more

  • Networking and educational events

  • Working groups where biotech professionals can work to address shared issues

    Benefits to Participating Organizations

  • Enable employees to access valuable career development resources

  • Increase the level of knowledge of current employees

  • Benefit from increased technical collaboration

  • Attract additional qualified resources to the Region

  • Help grow and maintain an active biotech cluster, benefiting all organizations in Tech Valley

    Benefits to Participating Individuals

  • Gain new knowledge and insights

  • Stay informed on industry news

  • Meet potential collaboration partners

  • Connect with peers and mentors

  • Gain access to resources that improve job performance and career advancement

  • Be eligible for discounted fees at Bioconnex-hosted events

  • Be invited to member-only events