Become a Member of BIO El Paso - Juarez

The Medical Center of the Americas Foundation in partnership with the Cluster Biomédico de Juárez has instituted BIO El Paso - Juarez, a non-profit organization. Our mission is to enhance and improve the innovation, collaboration, investment, and resilience of the regional medical device ecosystem to increase its global competitiveness.

We work towards our mission by linking the business sector, government, and educational institutions to train and develop new methodologies for biomedical engineering, research, and medical equipment production. Our efforts have led to automating our processes to meet the industry demands of the medical device international market and become one of the most reliable contract manufacturer clusters of medical devices worldwide.

The BIO El Paso - Juarez’s vision and resources encourage biomedical cluster growth by developing solutions to our industry’s greatest challenges. Our programs and events will provide critical networking opportunities to help you build your professional network and educate you on the trends of our biotech industry.

We will focus on training, attracting, and retaining talent to our region and expanding regional production capabilities and competencies in areas such as advanced manufacturing, R&D, sterilization, logistics, quality and compliance, and disruptive technologies. BIO El Paso-Juarez will provide collaborative networks for members to connect and promote our region and medical device industry strengths to the world.

BIO EL PASO - JUAREZ Membership Levels: Annual Fees

Base Membership

Founding/Sustaining Investors

Individual $75*

*Limited to students, professors, or companies with fewer than 5 employees.

Bronze $5,000

Life Sciences and Tech Start-Ups (5-9 employees) $250

Silver $7,500

Life Sciences and Tech Start-Ups (10+ employees) $500

Gold $10,000

Manufacturing Companies < 1,000 employees $1,500

Platinum $20,000

Manufacturing Companies > 1,000 employees $3,000

Suppliers, Service Providers and Consultants $2,000

Academic Institutions $2,000

Government/Nonprofit $500

*Various levels of exposure at key events, programs, and activities. See below for more information.

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Benefits to All Members

Strengthen expansion of the biomedical ecosystem and support economic development in the El Paso / Juarez / South New Mexico community
Listing in Member Directory - improving company visibility, branding, and digital presence
Promotion of Member company activities and news - via BIO EPJ web page/newsletter/social media accounts
Invitation to 4 large events per year, including education seminars and an Annual Meeting that would be open non-members
Reduced or complimentary registration for BIO EPJ events and programs - including professional development seminars, business development expos, networking events, annual meeting, etc.
Opportunities to attend networking events and make connections
Committee participation to work on strategic planning for growth of the biomedical industry
Access to consultant and service provider lists
Membership for all employees of your company/organization
Business referrals and introductions to other members and outside organizations (when appropriate)
Technical and customer service assistance related to economic development, local and state services, workforce development, collaborations, incentives and other resources
Connections to potential city and county incentives
Access to cluster data and other reports
Access to group purchasing discounts and job postings

Benefits to BIO EL PASO - JUAREZ Founding and Sustaining Investors

Biomedical companies, related organizations, and industry affiliates who want to make a lasting impact on the community and take advantage of everything BIO El Paso-Juarez has to offer, including sponsorship and free attendance to events, prime advertisement and logo promotion, free job postings, exclusive invitations to events, and much more. This membership level is for organizations that want to position themselves as thought leaders in our growing biomedical industry, improve patients’ lives, and show their commitment to the community’s growth.

Additional Benefits Available to Investors





Premium marketing of company logo on website, at events, and any promotional media


Sponsorship of Annual Meeting


Program ad and logo recognition at Annual Meeting


Sponsorship of additional events and programs


Complimentary passes to Annual Meeting


Sponsored table at Annual Meeting with event speakers


1 seat on the BIO EPJ Executive Committee


Free meeting space at the Cardwell Collaborative (subject to scheduling and availability)


Discounted lab/office space at the Cardwell Collaborative


1 seat on the BIO EPJ Board


Title sponsorship of Annual Meeting


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