Bionow is an award winning specialist business development and services company at the heart of the biomedical and life sciences sector in the North of England.

Bionow is a not for profit membership organisation supporting the biomedical, pharma and life sciences sectors across the North of England. Bionow does this by bringing people together at our exciting conferences and events across the North, being an advocate for the North, and providing comprehensive procurement member benefits that strengthen the competitiveness of the North’s innovative life science sector.

Our mission is to provide the tools and support for your organisation to become amongst the most competitive in the industry through our range of specialist products and services.

What our members have to say

we are reliable & trusted
As a recent affiliate of Bionow, the membership services have provided significant cost efficiency to our business ranging from services such as insurance through to regular consumables. It is critical to have an organisation which both represents and promotes the North of England’s biomedical sector; Bionow has certainly filled this space very effectively.

Ruhksana Quyoum, Director
AF ChemPharm

"Membership of Bionow has provided High Force Research with valuable networking opportunities in the life sciences resulting in a number of promising collaborations. I have no hesitation in recommending Bionow if you are looking to make lasting connections within the sector."

Jennifer Wallis, Business Development Executive
High Force Research Ltd

"Bionow has supported Allergan from our early days as a small specialist CMO through to being a strategic R&D and manufacturing site within Allergan plc, a global pharmaceutical company. Bionow provides a tailored offering for small, medium and global biomedical companies that strengthens the implementation of their business plans."

Crawford Brown PhD, Snr VP Biologics R&D
Allergan plc

"We have been members of Bionow since we started our Company. Membership has significantly raised our profile and has given us access to a great network of support to help us grow our business. We were delighted to win the Bionow Start Up of the Year Award in 2016"

Steve McConchie, CEO
Aptus Clinical

Bionow is an invaluable platform to network with innovative companies and universities throughout the UK. We would like to thank you for your continued support.

Margareta Curticapean, Sales Support Officer
Cobra Biologics


See Our Upcoming Events

Biotech & Beers Virtual Pub

Wednesday 30th September 2020 at Bionow Arms

Biotech and Beers goes online! As we cannot head off to our local at the moment, join Bionow and Bruntwood SciTech for our social night in. At the Bionow Arms you can catch-up over a drink or two and still have the ability to socialise and network and as we are now all online, you can...

America Made Easy Webinar

Thursday 8th October 2020 at Virtual Event

Newable Avitus is offering informational webinars on its America Made Easy program in order to provide UK SMEs information on how to plan for, launch and grow their US operations. We understand that the COVID-19 crisis has forced many SMEs to place their US expansion plans on hold while others might...

Virtual Business Pitching Event

Wednesday 14th October 2020 at Digital Event

Bionow and The Biosphere will be co-hosting a business pitching and networking opportunities event for companies operating in the life science and biomedical sector. 

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