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BIO Business Solutions

Discounts Available to BioUtah Members

BIO Business Solutions is the largest cost savings purchasing program for the life sciences industry, operated by BIO.  BIO Business Solutions pools the purchasing power of thousands of life sciences companies across North America to negotiate for exclusive pricing and favorable terms on things like lab supplies, office supplies, insurance, and much more.

Through its partnership with BIO, BioUtah offers its members the opportunity to take advantage of the BIO Business Solutions® programs listed below. Click on the company name to learn more.

There is no fee for BioUtah members to participate. In fact, savings generated will often exceed the cost of membership in BioUtah.

Member Deals Made Possible by


Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the largest U.S. supplier of industrial, medical, specialty gases, dry ice and nitrous oxide.  Airgas has been contracted by BIO to deliver customized solutions for gas, equipment and cryogenic equipment storage with guaranteed savings to BIO members.

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American Laboratory Trading (ALT)

ALT is a full-service provider of premium refurbished lab equipment and surplus strategy services for the life sciences. ALT also purchases, consigns, trades, or auctions your surplus equipment to monetize your assets and maximize your ROI.

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Aon – Executive Liability Insurance

BIO and Aon have teamed up to bring comprehensive coverage for Executive Liability and Cyber Insurance programs. Through these programs, BIO members can access and benefit from expansive coverage of offerings, and competitive pricing utilizing broad Aon-negotiated policy language, along with a unique array of defined services, all designed to enhance program efficiency and effectiveness through these reputed insurance carriers.

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Aon – Human Capital Solutions

Aon provides members with a wide range of human capital services spanning the areas of employee rewards, sales force compensation and effectiveness, talent assessment, total rewards strategy and optimization and work force analytics (e.g., DE&I metrics and pay equity). Aon, which is home to the Radford Global Compensation Database and a large team of industry focused consultants, is uniquely suited to support life science firms on these matters.

* Please note, engagements in the areas of corporate governance, equity plan design, and executive compensation are not included.

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Avantor (Delivered by VWR)

As the channel brand of Avantor, VWR serves as a leading global provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries. Their portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. VWR has been BIO’s preferred partner since 1997.

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Brex, the Corporate Credit Card for the Life Sciences, offers its customers streamlined reporting functions, rewards and unmatched controls including; no personal guarantee requirements, higher limits than traditional credit cards, instant creation of virtual cards, automatic receipt capture and, tailored rewards such as 3x points multipliers on lab equipment. Points can be redeemed as cash back to pay down statement balance, book travel, or transfer miles to select partner airlines.

Announcing New Brex Member Benefits

We are proud to announce that BioUtah’s Brex program, in partnership with BIO, has recently been enhanced to further benefit our members. In addition to the corporate credit card and unmatched rewards for industry-related purchases, members can enjoy savings on business accounts, spend management software, and travel management. Learn more and upgrade your financial accounts at bio.org/save/brex.

Business Accounts with Industry-Leading Yield 

Access industry-leading yield, easy wire transfers, and worldwide ACH with a Brex business account. A Brex business account earns 4.92% yield with same-day liquidity and is FDIC-insured up to $6M with Brex partner banks. Enable quick payments and transfers with bill pay, worldwide ACH, checks, and wires… all for free! Further, receive up to 240 account numbers with your Brex business account. 

Advanced Spend Management that Scales with You

Manage your company’s spend and close the books in real time. Brex’s expense management systems contains features such as:

  • Budgets with auto-enforced expense policies
  • Reimbursements for employees with advanced approval flows
  • Custom approval flows to automate approval of in-policy spend
  • Global reimbursements in local accounts and currency
  • Automatic generation of receipts — no more chasing receipts, no more expense reports 
  • 1,000s of integrations to automate any workflow

A Complete Solution for Travel & Expense

Manage travel and group events with a unified solution that includes travel booking, event managements, expenses, cards, and reimbursements. Brex travel and expense includes:

  • Flights, hotels, & car rentals all in one place
  • Built-in travel policies
  • Unbiased, global inventory
  • Pre-negotiated discounts
  • Ability to manage 100% travel program adoption


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Chubb provides cost-effective risk management and insurance protection for biotechnology companies.  Chubb’s products include property and casualty, product liability, clinical trial liability, errors and omissions liability, professional liability, and cyber liability insurance.  Chubb personnel specialize in the biotech market.

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Clean Harbors

Clean Harbors manages waste recycling and disposal for almost all waste streams, planned environmental and industrial services, as well as Emergency Response Services.

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Humboldt provides custom moving, relocation and storage services, and has a strong focus on customer service and has a unique expertise with serving the biotech industry.

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Nikon is a market leader in optics instrumentation and the only microscope company to manufacture its own glass, ensuring the very finest quality assurance throughout production.  Nikon’s broad portfolio of microscope systems includes products for the educational, clinical, materials science, and research market as well as the biotech/pharma industry.

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ODP Business Solutions (Office Depot)

ODP Business Solutions (Office Depot) is a leading provider of business services and supplies, products and technology solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses.

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PSC Biotech

PSC Biotech® consultants act as a seamless extension of your company to assist you in producing the highest quality products. PSC® has supported over 1000 clients in +35 countries worldwide, representing one of the world’s largest, specialty, life sciences consultancy firms. Specializing in quality and validation, PSC Biotech® offers services in Commissioning, Qualification and Validation (CQV) Planning, Document Generation and Execution Support, Computer System Validation and Assurance, and IT Infrastructure support, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Audits and Gap Analysis, Calibration, Engineering, and Project Management. Contact PSC Biotech® now for tailored and cost-efficient project assistance for all your quality, systems, and regulatory needs!

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ShareVault offers secure, cloud-based document sharing solutions, also known as virtual data rooms, that are frequently used by organizations of all types to securely share highly confidential documents with outside parties. In contrast to consumer-grade file sharing services, ShareVault allows organizations to easily share documents with third parties, while monitoring access and maintaining control.

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BioUtah has teamed up with Stratus.hr to offer health insurance and other benefits to employees of Small to Mid-size Biotech companies. Services include Health/Dental Insurance programs, Benefit Services, Payroll Administration, Human Resources Services, Risk Management & Compliance and HR Technology. Many BioUtah companies have benefited from contracting with Stratus.hr to handle the HR functions for their company allowing the companies to focus on their core competencies.

To get your benefits quote, call Stratus.hr at 801.676.8036 and be sure to mention that you are a BioUtah Member.

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UniFirst provides a range of apparel from traditional uniforms and industrial wear to protective clothing and “corporate casual” attire. UniFirst offers customers rental, lease, and purchase programs to enhance their business image at the very best value.

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UPS Healthcare

UPS Healthcare brings reliability, scalability and security to life science companies every day with dedicated end-to-end logistics solutions. BIO members have access to exclusive rates and discounts on shipping services like UPS Next Day Air®, UPS Ground Commercial, and UPS Worldwide International. Moreover, after recent renegotiations, BIO members participating in the UPS Healthcare program are in for increased savings and discounts.

What are the updates?

  1. BIO negotiated increased discounts while reducing the weekly revenue band threshold to achieve these discounts. For example, a company that spends $1,500 to $4,999.99 weekly for UPS Next Day Air® shipping now receives a 60% discount rather than a 50-55% discount under the previous arrangement.
  2. UPS Healthcare is eager to help companies of all sizes meet their shipping goals and deadlines. If you are a life science company with complex shipping arrangements, there may be customized options available to you. Simply, reach out to save@bio.org to learn more.
  3. Continued access to the same popular shipping services like UPS Next Day Air®, UPS 2nd Day Air®, Ground, and Worldwide. Now, they just included improved discounts!

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