Membership

Why Join SCBIO?

SCBIO builds relationships among life science companies and other allied groups, including government agencies and service industries, to create greater business opportunities and bottom-line growth.

We foster a positive business environment for start-up and existing life science companies in South Carolina by advocating for innovation-friendly policies and infrastructure that support the industry’s growth.

Connection

SCBIO hosts 40+ events throughout the year to bring industry investors and members together spurring opportunities to achieve business goals together.

Education

SCBIO connects industry leaders with academic and university partners, as well as resources to help advance the and grow the talent pipeline.

Accessibility

SCBIO investors represent the leading edge life sciences companies in South Carolina as well as those that support the industry.

Member Benefits

Members of SCBIO include: Leading life sciences firms, major research universities, the SC Department of Commerce and key economic development organizations, as well as those that support the industry including experts in FDA navigation, construction, law and others that work specifically in the life sciences-related sector.  If you want to be a part of the fastest growing industry in South Carolina, join SCBIO today!

Workforce & Talent Growth

Members have access to be a part of the solution for workforce development by participating on the workforce development task force

Networking Events

40+ networking events including casual meet-ups, Women in Life Sciences gatherings, Mid-year forum and Annual Conference are among our featured events

Access To Capital

SCBIO works to connect member founders and executive teams to investors in the life sciences sector

Increased Visibility

We share your story with our stakeholders, state-wide media and beyond. Our team works to enhance and amplify our investor and member company messages through social media and other industry trade publications

Resources & Discounts

Becoming a SCBIO investor gives companies access to saving programs including a new healthcare association plan


Community of Peers

Whether it’s through specific sessions, like founders meetings, SCBIO strives to connect member executives to help achieve business goals while enhancing the life sciences ecosystem in South Carolina

Membership Levels

Founding Partner

$50,000/yr

Founding partners investment provide SCBIO with critical funding to help propel the organization, and it’s founding members, to new achievements.

  • SCBIO Advisory Board Appointment
  • Year-Round Premium Branding & Recognition (SCBIO events, online & signage)
  • C-Level Mixer and Roundtable access
  • Premium Annual Conference Benefits Package
  • Customized Career Event for your Organization
  • Co-Sponsor of Domestic/International Conferences
  • Committee and Task Force Participation and/or Collaboration
  • Continuing Education, Informational and Social Event Access
  • E-Newsletter Feature and Banner; Organizational Highlights on Social Media
  • Membership for All Organizational Employees
  • Company Profile and Logo in SCBIO Directory
  • BIO Business Solutions Discount Program
  • Eligible for Group Health Plan

INCLUDES ANNUAL CONFERENCE Premium Benefits Package*

  • Overall Conference sponsorship with premium logo placement
  • Free display in exhibit hall
  • Option to provide branded materials to conference attendees in gift bag
  • Annual Conference address to attendees
  • Complimentary registrations for attendees
  • Contact list of attendees post-conference, and more!

Vision Partner

$20,000/yr

Vision partners benefit from preferred conference benefits as well as year-round marketing and additional resources and connections.

  • SCBIO Advisory Board Appointment 
  • Year-Round Premium Branding & Recognition (SCBIO events, online & signage) 
  • C-Level Mixers and Roundtable access
  • Premium Annual Conference Benefits Package
  • Free Participation in SCBIO Career Events
  • Committee and Task Force Participation and/or Collaboration 
  • Continuing Education, Informational and Social Event Access
  • E-Newsletter Feature on Organization; Organizational Highlights on Social Media
  • Membership for All Organizational Employees
  • Company Profile and Logo in SCBIO directory
  • BIO Business Solutions Discount Program
  • Eligible for Group Health Plan

INCLUDES ANNUAL CONFERENCE Premium Benefits Package

  • Overall Conference sponsorship recognition 
  • Free display in exhibit hall
  • Option to provide branded materials to conference attendees in gift bag
  • Complimentary registrations for attendees 
  • Contact list of attendees post-conference, and more!

Premier Partner

$15,000/yr

Premier Partners receive a board appointment, and also enjoy key marketing and conference benefits.

  • SCBIO Advisory Board appointment
  • Year-Round Branding (SCBIO events, online & signage) 
  • C-Level Mixers & Roundtable access
  • Annual Conference Benefits Package
  • Free Participation in SCBIO Career Events
  • Committee and Task Force Participation and/or Collaboration 
  • Continuing Education, Informational and Social Event Access
  • Membership for All Organizational Employees
  • Complimentary Banner in SCBIO E-Newsletter; Highlights on Social Media
  • Company Listing and Logo in SCBIO directory
  • BIO Business Solutions Discount Program
  • Eligible for Group Health Plan

INCLUDES ANNUAL CONFERENCE Premium Sponsorship*

  • Free display in exhibit hall
  • Option to provide branded materials to conference attendees in gift bag
  • Complimentary registrations for attendees 
  • Contact list of attendees post-conference, and more!

Mission Partner

$10,000/yr

Board Advisory participation and discounted conference benefits are part of a robust benefits package.

  • SCBIO Advisory Board Participation
  • Year-Round Branding (SCBIO events, digital marketing & signage) 
  • C-Level Mixers and Roundtable access
  • Preferred Annual Conference Benefits Package
  • Participation in SCBIO Career Events
  • Committee and Task Force Participation and/or Collaboration
  • Continuing Education, Informational and Social Event Access
  • Membership for All Organizational Employees
  • Annual E-Newsletter Spotlight; Organizational Highlights on Social Media
  • Company Listing and Logo in SCBIO directory
  • BIO Business Solutions Discount Program
  • Eligible for Group Health Plan

INCLUDES ANNUAL CONFERENCE Mission Sponsorship*

  • Discounted tickets at Annual Conference
  • Discounted Exhibit Hall booth at Annual Conference
  • Option to provide branded materials to conference attendees in gift bag
  • Contact list of attendees post-conference, and more!

Palmetto Partner

$5,000/yr

Branding and access to exclusive legislative events are key benefits at the Palmetto level.

 

  • Year-Round Branding (select SCBIO events, online & signage) 
  • Annual Conference Benefits Package
  • Discounted Participation in SCBIO Career Events
  • Invitation to Exclusive Legislative Events
  • Committee and Task Force Participation and/or Collaboration
  • Continuing Education, Informational and Social Event Access
  • Membership for All Organizational Employees
  • Organizational Highlights on Social Media
  • Company Listing and Logo in SCBIO directory
  • BIO Business Solutions Discount Program
  • Eligible for Group Health Plan

INCLUDES ANNUAL CONFERENCE Palmetto Sponsorship*

  • Discounted tickets at Annual Conference
  • Discounted Exhibit Hall booth at Annual Conference
  • Option to provide branded materials to conference attendees in gift bag
  • Contact list of attendees post-conference, and more!

Strategic Partner

$2,500/yr

Strategic partners enjoy many benefits including access to discounted programs and are eligible for SCBIO’s group health plan.



  • Year-Round Branding (online) 
  • Annual Conference Benefits Package
  • Participation in SCBIO Career Events
  • Committee and Task Force Participation and/or Collaboration
  • Continuing Education, Informational and Social Event Access
  • Membership for All Organizational Employees
  • Company Listing and Logo in SCBIO directory
  • BIO Business Solutions Discount Program
  • Eligible for Group Health Plan

INCLUDES ANNUAL CONFERENCE Strategic Sponsorship*

  • Discounted tickets at Annual Conference
  • Discounted Exhibit Hall booth at Annual Conference
  • Option to provide branded materials to conference attendees in gift bag
  • Contact list of attendees post-conference, and more!

For life sciences growth-stage companies, contact us at info@scbio.org to learn about basic plans based on number of employees. We also have memberships for retired professionals.

*Please note, Annual Conference benefits packages may be adjusted to reflect the nature of the conference in a given year. The current benefits package is slated for an in-person conference.

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