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Levels of Giving for Companies with fewer than 10 Employees


Individuals * – $150 (students, retirees, persons seeking employment)
Emerging Bioscience Companies** – $150 (biotech, pharma, & medical device)
Fewer than 10 company employees – $500 (including all small consulting firms)

* People with a company or other organization are not eligible to join as individuals.
** There is a 2 year limit to the emerging company category. After 2 years the membership rate will increase to the next appropriate level.

Levels of Giving for Companies with 10+ Employees


(up to $5,000 based on number of employees)
10-25 Employees – $1500
26-75 Employees – $2500
76-100 Employees – $5000


101+ Employees and $15,000 *


Yellowstone Member
Glacier Member
Big Sky Member
Membership for all employees X X X
Special rates for all events for all employees X X X
News & Events notification for all employees via email X X X
Listing in Montana Bio Science Alliance Directory


Listing on Event Material X X
Logo on Event Material X
Free Career Job Postings 1 PER MONTH 5 PER MONTH UNLIMITED
Listing on montanabio.org



A key benefit offered by Montana BioScience Alliance membership is in knowing that you are an integral part of an active industry community that is united in the goal of ensuring Montana’s  position as a leader in bioscience research, development and manufacturing. The strength of this community is reflected in the valuable connections drawn between members, and the opportunities provided to help individuals grow their businesses. All benefits are available to members, but the details below outline particular value to these groups.

Small and Emerging Companies

  • We offer programs and networking events throughout the year, ensuring opportunities to develop business relationships with potential partners and investors.
  • MBA  helps connect member organizations with business opportunities, partners and solution providers to save you time and money. Our staff can help you by working with our expansive network to identify key contacts.
  • The BioBusiness Solutions program can directly impact your bottom line by providing substantial savings on lab supplies, liability insurance and more.

Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Agricultural-Bio Companies

  • MBA has close ties to university technology transfer offices across the state, providing an organized point of contact and discussion forum for  Montana’s research institutions to coordinate with the bioscience industry.
  • MBA has a partnership with the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), advocating for shared policy objectives to ensure that biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies are represented in Washington, DC.
  • The BioBusiness Solutions program can directly impact your bottom line by providing discounts on lab equipment, business intelligence reports, employee benefits and more.

Service Providers

  • MBA  holds and participates in programs and events throughout the year, with heavy life science company attendance, to ensure opportunities to develop relationships with potential clients and partners.
  • Sponsorship opportunities offer publicity and promotion of your services and the flexibility to target your advertizing or events investment toward industry professionals and decision-makers most suited to your business.
  • MBA serves as a direct referral resource to companies within your target market.

Medical Device and Diagnostic Companies

  • MBA partners closely with the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) and the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) to ensure that Montana’s medical device industry’s voice is heard on a federal level.
  • MBA advocates on behalf of Montana medical device companies at trade shows and events, including the AdvaMed and the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s annual conference.
  • The BioBusiness Solutions program can directly impact your bottom line by providing discounts on lab equipment, business intelligence reports, employee benefits and more.

Large Companies *

  • MBA builds and maintains strong relationships with legislative leaders on the state and federal level.  By emphasizing the health and economic benefits of a strong bioscience industry, our champions in government have achieved many legislative victories including an SBIR matching grant program.
  • MBA maintains open lines of communication with the Montana Congressional Delegation through regular meetings, roundtable discussions and participation in BIO and AdvaMed annual fly-ins.
  • MBA partners with Colorado’s BioWest & Investor conferences and Washington’s  Life Science Invest Northwest conference to offer effective opportunities for business development, visibility and messaging.
  • All member-company employees are invited to take advantage of all benefits, including discounted event registration and committee participation.