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BIO Business Solutions

Through its partnership with the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the international organization that represents the biotechnology industry, BioUtah offers its members the opportunity to take advantage of several of the BIO Business Solutions® programs, as listed below. Click on the company name to learn more about an individual program.

There is no fee for BioUtah members to utilize any of the programs and BIO membership is not a requirement for BioUtah members.


Airgas

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.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • 10% to 25% discounts on cryogenic equipment, gas distribution equipment, and safety products
  • Hotlist of medical-grade nitrogen, helium, argon & carbon dioxide, plus custom offerings tailored to specific member needs
  • Customized agreement for renewal, removal, and remedy, with guaranteed terms and savings
  • Full range of product supply: Cylinders, dewars, MicroBulk, bulk, and pipeline, as well as dry-ice service

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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.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Free one-year equipment warranty on equipment
  • 15% no-hassle discount on equipment list price* *Agilent factory-refurbished equipment excluded
  • 10% additional discount on sale items* *Agilent factory-refurbished equipment excluded
  • 5% discount on all Agilent Certified Pre-Owned products up to $1,500
  • 20% discount on surplus services
  • 10% bonus on standard consignment split

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Aon

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.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Members will benefit from multiple carriers competing for their business, without sacrificing coverages or enhancements.
  • Superior claims handling by experience attorneys and claims professionals with extensice life science experience
  • Managed by dedicated Life Science and Professional Risk Solutions team members within Aon industry
  • Industry-leading global resources, technical expertise and industry knowledge are delivered locally through more than 500 ofices in more than 120 countries

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Brex

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.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • 60,000 point signup bonus ($600 value)
  • Waived card fees for life ($60 p/card p/year)
  • Tailored rewards and points with 3x on lab supplies, 7x on conference registrations, and 4x on travel
  • 5-minute application process (completely online) with instant access to virtual cards
  • No personal guarantee or collateral requirements

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Business Wire

Business Wire is the global leader in news release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire for secure and accurate distribution of market-moving news and multimedia.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Special Bundled Services (discounts wire, multimedia, and BIO SmartBrief Distributions)
  • 10% discount off Business Wire’s standard published rates on news distribution services (domestic, specialty or international circuits)
  • 10% discount off Business Wire’s standard published rates on EDGAR products
  • Distribution to biotechnology and related trade publications at no additional charge with any circuit selected
  • Posting of your company’s logo included with your news releases at no additional charge

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Chubb

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.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Property and Casualty Insurance: Competitive premiums for companies at all stages
  • Property and Casualty Insurance: Low minimum premiums for early stage companies
  • Property and Casualty Insurance: Dedicated loss control and claims specialists for members
  • Property and Casualty Insurance: Access to proprietary tools to assist in developing insurance values
  • Clinical Trials, Errors and Omissions, Product, and Professional Liability Insurance: 10% premium credit (subject to regulatory limitations)

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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.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Special pricing and discounts for members includes 35-40% off list on disposal; 15-20% off list on transportation and materials and 35% off list price on labor charges
  • Reduced Security Recovery Fee for members
  • Free site visit to ensure storage area and recordkeeping are in compliance, as well as waste stream review
  • Full Online Services capability to track waste, manage profiles, view all reporting, download biannual report data and streamline data gathering process as well as full transparency to pricing
  • Clean Harbors will review your staff training and make recommendations to ensure you are compliant with applicable State and Federal laws

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Humboldt

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.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Preferred discounts on all moving needs for members
  • Local, long-distance, and international moving solutions
  • Laboratory, office, and employee relocations
  • Regulatory compliant, climate-controlled specimen relocation for laboratory moves
  • Single source who will coordinate all relocation aspects
  • Guaranteed pickup and delivery minimizes downtime on all relocations

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Nikon

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.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • 15% off select customized microscope packages, 7% off individual Nikon items, and 5% off 3rd party products
  • Free installation, unless specified on quote
  • 1 Year Warranty Full on Systems, 5 Year Warranty on Microscopes, and 15% off a wide variety of Warranty Extension Programs
  • Free on-site customized training
  • Highly trained Nikon teams throughout the Americas partner with customers to build unique systems solutions
  • Fully integrated flexible customized packages for expediting discovery to commercialization - easily scaled up for larger operations
  • Seamless integration of third party products
  • One unified software solution

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Office Depot

Office Depot, Inc. is a leading provider of business services and supplies, products and technology solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Up to of 80% off MSLP on a core list of over 1,000 frequently ordered office, cleaning and breakroom supplies
  • Deep discounts on copy, print and finishing services
  • More than 90,000 items discounted below retail
  • Exclusive discounts on HP ink & toner
  • Flexibility to customize to fit your needs
  • Free delivery on qualifying orders
  • Exclusive member promotions
  • Same great price online or in-store
  • Dedicated account management

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Scientist.com

Scientist.com is an online marketplace for outsourced scientific services and products, offering researchers access to a platform with thousands of pre-qualified suppliers providing custom research services.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Savings realized by receiving competitive price quotes from multiple suppliers
  • Discounted Platform and Yearly Fees
  • Access to the world's largest commercial CRO network - 2,600+ prequalified, registered suppliers
  • Vendor consolidation - all contracting and billing managed by Scientist.com
  • Choose from over 3,800 research areas, including: Human Biological Samples, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), Custom Antibodies

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ShareVault

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.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Minimum 20% discount on ShareVault's primary products
  • Minimum 30% savings off the standard pricing of ShareVault for SharePoint
  • At least 5% additional discount on subscriptions with terms of two or more years
  • eCTD tag structure available at no cost
  • Creation of document index available at no cost
  • Migration services from existing VDRs at no cost
  • Assistance with high-performance uploads at no cost

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UniFirst

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.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Uniform and facility service savings of 30-50%
  • Hygienically clean garments
  • Dedicated customer service team
  • 3-year agreement term
  • 3-year fixed pricing
  • Free lab coat pressing included with rental program
  • Free company and name emblems on initial installation
  • No upfront program investment
  • 1-week complimentary service upon new agreement execution

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UPS

UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company, reaching more U.S. ZIP codes by 8:00AM than FedEx.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Save up to 74% on UPS Next Day Air® services
  • Save up to 59% on UPS 2nd Day Air® services
  • Save up to 59% on UPS 3 Day Select Services®
  • Save up to 51% on UPS Ground® Commercial services
  • Save up to 44% on UPS Ground® Residential services
  • Save up to 68% on UPS Worldwide International services
  • Special pricing on UPS’ Proactive Response
  • UPS Capital Flexible Parcel Insurance
  • UPS Temperature True® Packaging
  • UPS Store Business Services discounts and other Value added services

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VWR

VWR serves as a leading global provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. We offer a diverse portfolio that includes over four million products and enables customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing and a comprehensive service offerings.

Offers for BioUtah Members:

  • Buying power of a large, national purchasing agreement
  • Hot list of more than 8,000 items, with savings of up to 75% from list
  • Hot list flexibility—pricing for high volume items commonly ordered can be added to the hot list to match your company's local pricing
  • Discounts across the entire VWR product offering
  • Special pricing on capital equipment items with list price of over $1,100
  • E-commerce rebate if most of your orders are placed online
  • Generous rebates sent back directly to you on annual contract spend growth
  • No minimum order required
  • No shipping charges for products shipped from any of VWR’s regional distribution centers.
  • Waived hazardous materials handling fees
  • Waived fuel surcharges
  • Next-day delivery to most locations.

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