SoCalBio is pleased to partner with BIO and to offer exclusive savings on a platform with thousands of pre-qualified suppliers providing custom research services and products

Managed by the SoCalBio Group Purchasing Committee, the SoCalBio Group Purchasing Program is offered only to SoCalBio members based in the Greater Los Angeles/Orange County/Inland Empire/Gold Coast region. 

Online Marketplace for CROs to Access SoCalBio & Affiliate R&D Life Science Member Companies

SoCalBio has partnered with, the world’s largest and most experienced online marketplace for outsourced scientific services and products, to offer researchers access to a platform with thousands of pre-qualified suppliers providing custom research services. suppliers have not assessed any registration, set-up, or subscription fees. Suppliers pay only a minimal transaction fee, negotiated by BIO, when awarded business through the marketplace. If your company is already in the network, no further action is required. If your company is currently not in the network, please review a few of the key benefits to your organization listed below.

  • Find New Customers: Access thousands of new pharma, biotech, and academic customers.
  • Sell More Services: Market and sell you entire portfolio of services under one legal agreement.
  • Save Time & Money Through a Simplified Sourcing Model: Significantly reduce time and costs associated with contracting (an agreement is already in place), new customer finance setup and inside sales efforts.
  • Build Online Reputation: Differentiate yourself through user ratings, reviews and past experience.
  • Direct Communication: Communicate directly with researchers on one consolidated online dashboard.
  • BIO Marketplace Badging for CRO Member Companies: Receive
    differentiated badging on the marketplace with BIO or State Affiliate Association membership (coming in 2019).
  • Success-Based Commission Model: You pay only a low, single-digit transaction fee when awarded business through the marketplace. There are no other registration, set-up or subscription fees.

*Member Company Type definitions:

  • Pharma (Large Account) : >1,000 Employees
  • Biotech (Mid-size Account) : 50-1,000 Employees
  • Start-up (Small Account) : <50 Employees

To enroll, contact:

For more information or to be considered as a preferred vendor, please call SoCalBio at 1-800-418-7079 or send an e-mail to