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

Bionow and The Biosphere are pleased to announce the next BioBusiness Briefings Webinar on the 27th January.  The Longevity Opportunity, what does this mean for Life Sciences, how can the sector serve and thrive with an increasingly ageing population?  This event will highlight what we kno...

Biotech & Beers (Newcastle)

3rd February 2022 at Bealim House

Blow away the January Blue when Biotech and Beer returns to Newcastle!  That's right, we are back, and you are welcome.  Join Bionow for an agenda-free networking evening which provides opportunities for key people from companies working in or with the life sciences sector to network...

Innovate UK, NIHR & SBRI Healthcare Investment Readiness Programme

Early 2022 at Virtual investment readiness training and event programme

Innovate UK, the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR; i4i programme and AI in Health and Care Award) and the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Healthcare have joined forces to offer specialist support to companies within their portfolios, from across the UK, via their Investment ...

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