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Bozeman MT www.advr-inc.com

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AdvR Inc., Bozeman, MT, develops, manufactures and sells engineered optical materials, and forward integrated photonic products, such as lasers and modulators. A major portion of AdvR operations are devoted to advancing the use of nonlinear optical materials for a host of wavelength or application specific photonic devices. Additional operations are used to fabricate a steadily expanding number of routinely made items. Its proprietary waveguide and bulk engineering technology is being used to develop lasers to address a host of critical bioscience needs such as lasers for photo acoustic imaging, ultra-precise wavelength control through the use of iodine and other feedback cells, and next generation quantum photon sensing applications. AdvR is seeking to create collaborative product development relationships with Bio-Alliance members, as well as others in the local region.

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We are a contract manufacturer who transforms raw materials into dietary supplements that create trust, loyalty and repeat sales. We can handle almost any product or concept, include- Powders, Liquids, Capsules, Tablets, Topical Creams & Lotions.

Missoula MT www.am-eagle.com

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Producer of fine quality hand held dental instruments.

Seattle WA www.amgen.com

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Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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Bozeman MT www.biografts.com

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Since its inception in 1997, BioGrafts, Inc. has established strong relationships with many of the industry’s leading AATB Accredited Tissue Banks. Our Mission is to help our clients improve patient care, by offering the most efficient service for locating and acquiring the safest allografts available for transplantation.

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BioScience Laboratories, Inc., was founded in 1991 in Bozeman, Montana to provide independent contract testing for the Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Industries, including, Healthcare, Food Processing, Disinfectants, Biofilms, Cosmetics, and Materials manufacturers. BioScience Laboratories is ISO 17025 accredited and performs all tests following appropriate GLP, GCP, and ISO quality procedures. BioScience has expertise with Clinical In-Vivo and; In-Vitro (Virology, Bacteriology, and Mycology) testing services. Testing methodologies include ASTM, AOAC, AATCC, USP, CLSI, EN, CLIA, and Custom Protocols that are used to submit findings to the FDA, EMEA, EPA, and other worldwide regulatory agencies for submissions or marketing claims. BioScience also performs full statistical services including parametric and non-parametric tests, sample size determination, and meta-analyses. BioScience is committed to: Quality, Innovation and Scientific Expertise.

Bozeman MT www.biofilms.biz

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BioSurface Technologies Corporation provides innovative products that grow, measure, and evaluate biofilms and biofilm processes to aid product development and process control, and to increase our understanding of fundamental biofilm processes. BioSurface Technologies is providing innovative products and technology to industry and researchers world-wide.

Bozeman MT www.bridgerphotonics.com

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Bridger Photonics, Inc. specializes in lasers and laser-based measurement systems. Their proprietary technologies lead to metrology products with unsurpassed resolution, gas detection, and 3D imaging capabilities. The company has developed the highest resolution distance measurement systems in the world, and the only affordable, compact, mid-infrared, high-energy pulsed laser for gas detection. Their technologies identify sources of pollution, improve manufacturing quality and efficiency, and help in the fight against illicit drug use.

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Bridger Technologies, Inc. was established for the purpose of developing its unique market-disruptive bio-chem detection and identification technology in response to a wide variety of customer needs. Private, government and corporate sponsorship has successfully driven the technology from concept to laboratory prototype. BTI’s technology has distinct advantages over existing technologies and products in the biological detection and identification industry, and the technology has shown significant promise to augment and/or replace its competitors. BTI continues to refine the technology, support efforts toward mass production, expand the Target range and presently seeks business relationships to license and/or acquire the technology for market-specific product refinement and release.

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Cerium provides end-to-end network IT support including planning and design, infrastructure, security, communications, virtualization, big data/data center, cloud implementation and support, and managed services for tech dependent and data-driven businesses throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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Comfort Company manufactures seating and postural support systems, designed for people with a wide range of rehabilitation needs. Whether pediatric, geriatric, or bariatric needs, we are committed to providing our customers with quality products designed for comfort, durability, and ease of use. Our vision is to lead in the development, manufacturing and delivery of the most innovative seating & positioning products which provide the highest level of comfort, functionality, and quality of life for end users.

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Community Medical Center is a 146-bed hospital in Missoula, accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The medical center’s services include the Rehabilitation Institute of Montana, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities; orthopedics; perinatology, obstetrics, newborn/pediatric acute care and intensive care units, and pediatric surgery; The Montana Heart Center, featuring interventional cardiology, electrophysiology and cardiac rehabilitation; a 24/7 Level III trauma center and the CareFlight air transport program; urgent care; diagnostic imaging services, including 64-slice CT scanning; sleep medicine; a diabetes and nutrition center; respiratory services; a primary and specialty physician network; and the Montana Pain Institute. Western Montana’s Ronald McDonald House is located on the CMC campus.

Missoula MT

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A nonprofit biology consulting, research, and education company.

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MIssoula MT www.dermaxon.com

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DermaXon is a Missoula-based preclinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel therapeutic strategies to treat and prevent life-threatening chronic diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, ichtyosis and neuropathic pain. DermaXon has an innovative chemical entities pipeline targeting nuclear receptors, calcium channels and cytochrome CYP26s. We have identified two active small molecules inhibiting the metabolism of retinoic acid to restore its biological effects in the brain or in the skin. The two other preclinical molecules in the pipeline targets a specific calcium channel and a nuclear receptors and exploits a unique approach for the treatment of respectively peripheral neuropathy and skin disorders. DermaXon has received several grants including Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) awards from the NIH and a Rapid Response Innovation Award from the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research.

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Whitefish MT www.genectar.com

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Genectar Com LLC applies research in comparative genomics to health in man and animals in a laboratory in Columbia Falls which was completed during a grant from the U.S. Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Program. A second laboratory is in development on a corner lot north of the new Elson Floyd College of Medicine of Washington State University, Spokane. The Third Edition of “Principles of Toxicology” was published in April 2015 for crcpress.com ISBN9781466503427. The President will participate in the 23rd International Pigment Cell Conference, Denver, Colorado August 26-30, 2017 and attended the 12th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research, San Francisco, November 2016. Genectar employs a native butterfly, Cercyonis pegala, as a model organism.

South San Francisco CA

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Considered the founder of the biotech industry, Genentech, now a member of the Roche Group, has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for over 40 years. At Genentech, we use human genetic information to discover, develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. Today, we are among the world’s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

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GeneSearch has developed a new kind of device for cost-effective and simplified manipulation of pre-implantation embryos. The patented GeneSearch Embryo Cradle and its laser-drilled biopsy probe allow researchers and clinicians to do survival biopsy and volume reduction before freezing of early embryos of all mammalian species at all pre-implantation stages of development. Recent efforts have proven effective at injecting genetic materials to early embryos, leading to new potential uses including ICSI procedures and CRISPR injections. To-date, researchers and clinicians implementing both human and livestock applications have found significant research benefits and cost savings from the use of the Embryo Cradle. GeneSearch is funded by a high priority grant from NIH.

Bozeman MT www.goldenhelix.com

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Golden Helix® is a global bioinformatics firm founded in 1998. Our largest outside investor is GlaxoSmithKline who invested early on into the company. We develop and sell an industry leading clinical solution that supports the analysis if sequencing data and the creation of clinical reports. Clinicians and researchers worldwide trust our solution. Over all these years we have accumulated a significant customer base, and do business with over 350 organizations globally with thousands of users leveraging our various analytics products. Our customers fall into five categories: Large Hospitals, Genetic Testing Labs, Pharmaceutical companies, major research organizations, and government organizations here in the US and internationally. Our work his referenced in over 1100 publications such as Science, Nature and Nature Genetics.

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Gray Matter Research designs and fabricates mechanical and electronic instrumentation for researchers that conduct electrophysiological studies of brain function.

Hamilton MT www.gsk.com

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GSK Vaccines business has the broadest portfolio of any company, with vaccines for people of all ages, deliver over two million vaccine doses per day to people across over 160 countries. The Hamilton site manufactures a key component used in several GSK commercial and candidate vaccines.

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Billings MT www.hanger.com

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Leading provider of orthotic/prosthetic products and services.

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Missoula MT www.inimmune.com

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Inimmune is a biotech company in Missoula, Mt focused on the discovery and development of new immunomodulatory therapeutics for treatment of Allergic Diseases, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Topical Treatment of Skin Diseases and other diseases targeted through innate immune receptor activation or inhibition. Inimmune will also provide fee-based contract services to pharmaceutical industry partners in support of ongoing R&D and manufacturing Operations. Inimmune is strongly affiliated with the University of Montana and will seek to commercialize technologies from a newly formed cross-functional Center for Translational Medicine at the University.

Bozeman MT

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Hugh Hetherington Founding partner of Injection Technologies Incorporated, a corporation formed to develop and commercialize the Injection Control Device and Method. This device and method was developed to graft tissues in three dimensions. It was originally conceived as a device and method to graft fat for cosmetic and reconstructive surgical applications. During the development of this enterprise, it has become apparent that the device may also have broad application to grafting stem cells to treat diseases such as peripheral arterial disease, congestive heart failure, stroke and spinal cord injury. Additionally, it may have application for the delivery of drugs and injecting synthetic soft tissue fillers.

Missoula MT Iti_inc@msn.com

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I T I, which also operates under the name In Time Innovation, is located in Missoula, Montana. This organization primarily operates in the Surgical and Medical Instruments business / industry within the Measuring, Photographic, Medical, & Optical Goods, & Clocks sector. This organization has been operating for approximately 26 years.

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Denver CO www.jnj.com

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Johnson & Johnson, through its operating companies, is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employ approximately 119,000 men and women in 57 countries and sell products throughout the world. The fundamental objective of Johnson & Johnson is to provide scientifically sound, high quality products and services to help heal, cure disease and improve the quality of life. This is a goal that began with the Company’s founding in 1886.

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Dillon MT www.kci1.com/

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KCI is committed to helping patients heal. For over thirty years, they have led the way in the development of new technologies, medicines and therapies designed to make wound healing more manageable for caregivers and more comfortable for patients around the world.

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Located in the heart of the biotechnology center of the Rocky Mountains, the technical team offers expertise in molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, physics, mechanical and electrical engineering, and microbiology.

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Gaithersburg MD www.medimmune.com

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MedImmune is the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of small molecule and biologic prescription medicines. MedImmune is pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across Oncology, Respiratory, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases, and Infection and Vaccines. The MedImmune headquarters is located in Gaithersburg, Md., one of AstraZeneca’s three global R&D centres, with additional sites in Cambridge, UK and Mountain View, CA.

Whitehouse Station NJ www.merck.com/merckhelps

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Research and development of novel pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and biotechnologies.

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Mesa Labs’ Biological Indicator division, located in Bozeman, Montana, offers biological indicators for steam, ethylene oxide (EO), hydrogen peroxide, dry heat, and other various industrial processes. These biological indicators are used for the evaluation of sterilization processes throughout pharmaceutical and medical device industries worldwide.

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Microbion is a clinical stage biotechnology company dedicated to the development of its proprietary antimicrobial, anti-biofilm bismuth-thiol (BT) family of compounds as therapeutic agents for the treatment of human infections, including those caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. We have successfully completed three Phase 1 clinical studies to evaluate the safety of our lead topical/local formulation (MBN-101) in normal human volunteers. Microbion filed a successful Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the FDA in June 2015 and in 2016 initiated an ongoing Phase 2b multi-center clinical study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of MBN-101 for the treatment of post-surgical orthopedic device-associated infections. A second ongoing multi-center clinical study to assess safety and efficacy of MBN-101 for treatment of moderate-to-severe diabetic foot ulcer infections was initiated in 2017. The FDA has granted Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) and Fast Track designations to MBN-101 for both of these clinical indications. Upon marketing approval, QIDP provides an additional five years of market exclusivity and Microbion is currently one of only two clinical-stage QIDP companies advancing an antimicrobial drug with a new mechanism of action. We have also initiated a pre-clinical program for development of an inhaled formulation for treatment of pulmonary infections.

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Montana Medical Research was founded in 1998 as an independent dedicated research center. Our staff of highly trained professionals have more than 50 years of combined clinical trial experience. We have completed over 200 studies in various specialties. Our staff consists of full time ACRP certified clinical research coordinators, a regulatory coordinator and a site director. We partner with physician investigators in our community, providing an opportunity to combine research with their clinical practice.

Missoula MT

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Montana Microbial Products LLC operates as a research and development company commercializing microbial products and technology. The company’s products includes enzymes for fuel alcohol production, integrated cellulose and starch process, barley protein concentrate for fish feed and bacteria to control plant diseases. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Missoula, Montana.

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Montana Molecular develops genetically encoded fluorescent biosensors and probes for cell-based assays and live cell imaging. Our products are used for drug discovery and to observe and measure cell signaling processes. Our scientific team is focused on creating breakthrough innovations that empower both basic research scientists and drug discovery teams. The company is committed to building a sustainable biotech industry in the state of Montana, providing good jobs in a safe and healthy environment.

MIssoula MT www.morganlens.com

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Mortan is located in Missoula, Montana. This organization primarily operates in the Ophthalmic Goods business / industry within the Measuring, Photographic, Medical, & Optical Goods, & Clocks sector.

Missoula MT

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Mortech is located in Missoula, Montana. This organization primarily operates in the Surgical and Medical Instruments business / industry within the Measuring, Photographic, Medical, & Optical Goods, & Clocks sector.

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Bozeman MT

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NanoValent Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NVP) is a biotechnology company developing a highly stable, easily manufactured, platform drug delivery technology capable of delivering a wide array of pharmaceutical agents. This platform technology consists of biocompatible, targeted polymeric particles with substantial advantages over other particle/liposomal drug delivery systems. The company has three drug candidates ready for pre-IND trials. NVP will focus on several niche areas including cancer therapeutics (Ewing sarcoma and leukemia), vaccines and RNAi drug delivery.

Bozeman MT www.neuralynx.com

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Neuralynx has been providing Electrophysiology and Neuroscience researchers with the highest quality single-unit, multi-channel Electrophysiology recording equipment since 1993. Our products represent the “state of the art” in high density Data Acquisition & Experiment Control solutions. The strength of the company is their ability to design and develop hardware and software solutions which integrate seamlessly, providing our clients with extremely flexible recording platforms.

Billings MT www.neuro7.com

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The Neuro 7 concept was created by a board-certified emergency physician to simplify the lives of medical professionals. The Neuro 7 is a state of the art instrument for the 21st century medical professional.

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Medical and scientific devices for restorative neurology, rehabilitation and sports medicine.

Bozeman MT

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Consulting and Research on genetics for environmental, livestock, and wildlife. Developing our resources for research and education.

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Proprietary technology for proteins used in medical diagnostic test kits.

Bozeman MT

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OncoPharmacia is working on a better way to fight spreading cancers by targeting the biological pathways involved in cancer cell proliferation.

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Pfizer Inc. is the world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical company. Pfizer Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures and markets leading prescription medicines.

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Promiliad Biopharma is an innovative drug discovery company that creates novel natural product-like small molecules in combinatorial arrays. Promiliad has developed a proprietary and unique approach to the drug discovery process, a technology called ReBACS (Recombinant Biotechnology Assisted Combinatorial Synthesis). The natural product-based feedstock generated by ReBACS offers a complex and rich structural diversity, simplifies the synthetic challenge in drug discovery and increases the probability of generating new lead compounds. They facilitate the identification of lead compounds, the preparation of focused libraries and the efficient scale up of lead production. Based on our natural product-like compound arrays, Promiliad Biopharma has established internal drug discovery programs that are focused on the development of new antibacterial and antifungal agents.

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ProPharma Group is an industry leader offering comprehensive compliance solutions to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies in a complex regulatory environment. The experts at ProPharma Group partner with clients to improve their operations and help ensure delivery of safe and effective products. We offer solutions for compliance, validation, and technical services as well as medical information and pharmacovigilance. We are headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas with offices across the United States, as well as in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Japan.

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Ryegate MT www.quadfive.com

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Offers high quality donor animal blood products.

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Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Quantel Medical is a global ophthalmic medical device company dedicated to developing leading technologies to improve the treatment of ocular diseases. Quantel Medical has a strong emphasis in research and development, resulting in many first-to-market product introductions and a comprehensive product portfolio of diagnostic ultrasound and surgical lasers for ophthalmologists. These products are available through direct sales operations in the U.S. and France, and through independent distributors in over 80 countries.

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Quantel USA, headquartered in Bozeman, MT is owned by the Quantel Group, an international leader in the design and manufacture of high-power, pulsed laser systems and technologies for research, industrial, commercial, military, and medical applications. Quantel USA formerly Big Sky Laser, has been designing and building pulsed, solid-state lasers at their Bozeman location for over 25 years.

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Butte MT www.resodyn.com

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Resodyn Corporation is developing biotechnology devices and processes with applications to microbial, mammalian cell, and stem cell cultivation as well as tissue engineering. Resodyn Corporation’s RAMbio cultivation devices offer a superior alternative to orbital shakers for microbial cultivation. Future products in the RAM product line will include devices that will enhance tissue engineering unit operations including hydration, seeding, and cultivation in three dimensional scaffolds. Advanced stem cell-related products in the research phase include devices for isolation of mesenchymal stem cells, and artificial accessory cells for stimulating the cultivation of stem cells for therapeutic applications. Resodyn Corporation is also actively developing low-cost, field-deployable biosensor devices based on surface plasmon resonance technologies. The biosensor devices will have applications in food safety monitoring, military threat detection and medical diagnostics.

Bozeman MT www.resonon.com

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Resonon was founded in 2002 to apply state-of-the-art hyperspectral imaging technology to applications in biotechnology, agriculture, mining and manufacturing. Resonon provides compact, rugged, cost-effective hyperspectral machine vision systems that integrate to robots or air-jet arrays that can be deployed in a variety of environments.

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RIO Pharmaceuticals is an early state biotech company founded in 2007 to commercialize molecules that biomark specific target proteins in the central nervous system. These patented PET imaging tracers have the potential to help understand, diagnose, and follow new therapies for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease as well as neuropsychiatric conditions such as depression.

Missoula MT www.rivertop.com

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Applying oxidation technology to renewable resources, Rivertop Renewables™ produces novel chemicals that help customers improve the performance, cost position and sustainability of their products.

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Reach Out and Care Wheels (ROC Wheels): ROC Wheels is based in Bozeman, Montana and is a 501 (c)(3) faith-based non-profit that provides mobility and hope to people in developing countries by bringing them specialized wheelchairs. ROC empowers youth to change the world by teaching them how to use their talents to sponsor and build ROC wheel chairs for children living with disabilities and poverty in less resourced countries.

Missoula MT www.rmbio.com

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Rocky Mountain Biologicals (RMBIO) provides high quality cell culture media components, products, and services, using the highest safety and compliance standards, to meet the needs of our customers in the bioprocessing and clinical diagnostic industries. RMBIO is a manufacturer of high performance, specialized biological products including; sera, lipoprotein and cholesterol solutions, bovine serum albumin (BSA), high purity water, buffers, process liquids, and, custom solutions. These products are used globally, by many of the world’s largest pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostic, animal health and research institutions.

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SAJE Pharma is a private, biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel GSNOR inhibiting drugs for diseases driven by inflammation, oxidant damage, and fibrosis, including: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular diseases, NASH, and cancers. SPL-891.1 is in preclinical development for an IND submission for NASH. SAJE’s other drugs are in research for COPD, RA, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases. SAJE started operations in 2011 and now has four employees and a wide range of academic and CRO collaborators.

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Research and development in medical diagnostic and advanced material applications.

West Bend WI www.sanofi.com

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Sanofi is a global biotechnology, pharmaceutical, vaccines, veterinary, and consumer health products company.

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SensoPath Technologies, Inc. makes active surface chemistries for biosensors and diagnostic devices, fluorescent dyes and particles for tracking and diagnostic assays, and small molecule intermediates for organic synthesis, all with a global customer base. We also develop and optimize new photodynamic therapy drugs for treatment of cancer and multi-drug resistant bacteria.

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SiteOne Therapeutics, headquartered in Bozeman, Montana with a research team in San Francisco, California, is dedicated to developing novel pain therapeutics to safely, effectively and efficiently treat acute and chronic pain without the limitations of existing drugs, such as opioids. The company’s therapeutic candidates are highly selective sodium ion channel 1.7 (NaV1.7) inhibitors based on naturally occurring small molecules. Given the critical role that NaV1.7 plays in the generation and conduction of pain signals, combined with the urgent need for new, non-opioid pain therapies, SiteOne is focused on advancing its lead products to serve patients that suffer from moderate to severe pain.

Bozeman MT

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Software/hardware platform to speed the identification of proteins and identify post translational modifications from mass spectrometry data.

Victor MT www.ssp-inc.com

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Manufacturer of surgical instruments with expertise in silicone medical device technology.

Lolo MT www.piDium.com

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Technology development company Maker of pidiumTM , an antimicrobial device.

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Sustainable Bioproducts LLC is a development stage company with a wide range of products and technologies for industrial applications. Our mission is to bring sustainable products to market for a cleaner healthier planet.

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Swan Valley Medical, Incorporated is a hospital solutions provider that develops, manufactures and markets unique minimally-invasive, disposable urological surgical instruments. The Company has developed T-SPeC®, proven to be the only clinically safe placement procedure in the market. T-SPeC is a disruptive enabling technology that allows for more widespread adoption of suprapubic catheterization (SPC). SPC is clinically proven to reduce the Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) rates up to 86.6%. Suprapubic catheters eliminate common severe complications and severe injuries from urethral “Foley” catheters demonstrated by over 40 years of evidence-based clinical research.

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Bozeman MT www.takeda.us

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Takeda Vaccines (formerly LygoCyte pharmaceuticals), is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of vaccines that prevent human infectious diseases primarily in the respiratory and gastrointestinal markets. Takeda Vaccines is part of Takeda Pharmaceuticals’ Vaccine Business Unit (VBU) which was launched in January 2012. LigoCyte was incorporated in 1998 and acquired by Takeda in October 2012. Takeda Vaccines operates a development facility in Bozeman, Montana. Takeda has advanced its proprietary vaccines into human clinical testing, positioning Takeda for growth and success in the vaccine industry. Takeda is a global company with 18 research centers throughout the world, conducting business in 70 countries, with over 200 years of history and over 30,000 employees.

Hamilton MT www.totembio.com

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Totem BioSciences is an emerging biotechnology company focused on the development of immunotherapies and vaccines for the protection of our companion animals and livestock. We focus on facilitating the animal’s own innate immunity to protect against pathogenic infections and cancers.

Missoula MT

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Transynaptic Technologies LLC was formed in Montana in the spring of 2006 to commercialize technologies developed in the Center for Structural and Functional Neuroscience at the University of Montana. The company is focused on design and production of novel molecules for research and therapeutic applications in neurology. It is currently involved in both licensing and commercial production.

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Belgrade MT www.westscapenursery.net

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Westscape is a wholesale grower of containerized plant material located near Bozeman, MT; operating since 1997. Owners, Laura
Smith and Robert Dunn have some 50+ years of combined growing and greenhouse experience in the region.

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Wintermute Biomedical is a US biopharmaceutical startup whose sole focus is to develop next-generation antibiotics in order to address the impending threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Wintermute has developed a truly novel antibiotic compound, which will soon be entering clinical trials. Our vision is to make this antibiotic a reality for the millions of people that fall victim to AMR each year.

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Bacterin International and X-spine Systems have combined to form XTANT Medical (NYSE MKT: XTNT), a comprehensive supplier of orthopedic and spine surgery products. Pairing the orthobiologics line-up of Bacterin with the hardware suite of X-spine, the union creates an extensive portfolio of highly complementary products that serve the needs of the orthopedic and neurosurgery markets, with minimal overlap. The combined company has an expanded national footprint of over 300 field sales representatives and more than 50 national accounts and regional health systems/IDN contracts, positioning XTANT Medical as a strong competitor in the spine surgery marketplace. With both Bacterin and X-spine operating units healthy and thriving, the resulting synergy increases the potential for accelerated growth and market penetration. XTANT Medical employs 240 professionals at three U.S. locations: Belgrade, Montana, Miamisburg, Ohio and Denver, Colorado and serves over 500 customers.

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