Bionow is an award winning specialist business development and services company at the heart of the biomedical and life sciences sector in the North of England.

Bionow is a not for profit membership organisation supporting the biomedical, pharma and life sciences sectors across the North of England. Bionow does this by bringing people together at our exciting conferences and events across the North, being an advocate for the North, and providing comprehensive procurement member benefits that strengthen the competitiveness of the North’s innovative life science sector.

Our mission is to provide the tools and support for your organisation to become amongst the most competitive in the industry through our range of specialist products and services.

What our members have to say

we are reliable & trusted
As a recent affiliate of Bionow, the membership services have provided significant cost efficiency to our business ranging from services such as insurance through to regular consumables. It is critical to have an organisation which both represents and promotes the North of England’s biomedical sector; Bionow has certainly filled this space very effectively.

Ruhksana Quyoum, Director
AF ChemPharm

"Membership of Bionow has provided High Force Research with valuable networking opportunities in the life sciences resulting in a number of promising collaborations. I have no hesitation in recommending Bionow if you are looking to make lasting connections within the sector."

Jennifer Wallis, Business Development Executive
High Force Research Ltd

"Bionow has supported Allergan from our early days as a small specialist CMO through to being a strategic R&D and manufacturing site within Allergan plc, a global pharmaceutical company. Bionow provides a tailored offering for small, medium and global biomedical companies that strengthens the implementation of their business plans."

Crawford Brown PhD, Snr VP Biologics R&D
Allergan plc

"We have been members of Bionow since we started our Company. Membership has significantly raised our profile and has given us access to a great network of support to help us grow our business. We were delighted to win the Bionow Start Up of the Year Award in 2016"

Steve McConchie, CEO
Aptus Clinical

Bionow is an invaluable platform to network with innovative companies and universities throughout the UK. We would like to thank you for your continued support.

Margareta Curticapean, Sales Support Officer
Cobra Biologics


See Our Upcoming Events

Empowering Women in Biotech

Tuesday 18th April 2023 at Charnwood Molecular

Join us at Charnwood Campus on Tuesday 18th April for Empowering Women in Biotech!  The event aims to bring together likeminded individuals working in the biotech and life science sector, and women looking to pursue a career in this industry. We will have talks from inspirational women...

Yorkshire Bio-Partnering 2023

25th April 2023 at University of Bradford

Following a successful inaugural event in 2022 Yorkshire Bio-Partnering Returns on the 25th April 2023 Save The Date Meet and partner with colleagues from across the sector and hear about the latest Research, Innovation and Developments in Health and Life Sciences from across the region and beyond....

2023 Pharma Manufacturing Conference

Thursday 25th May 2023 at Hall Garth Hotel, Darlington

The Bionow Pharma Manufacturing Conference will explore the challenges and opportunities for pharma manufacturing in the North. Through a series of presentations and panel sessions, we will start conversations through which manufacturing sites can begin to collaborate, and build on respect...

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