Become a Member

BIO El Paso-Juarez is a place where members can connect, collaborate, and develop strategies to compete as a biomedical cluster on a global scale.

We have the vision and resources to grow the El Paso/Juarez biomedical cluster by developing solutions to the greatest challenges facing our industry. Our programs and events will provide critical networking opportunities to help you build your professional network and educate you on the trends of our industry.

We will focus on training, attracting, and retaining talent to our region and expanding regional 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 industry strengths to the world.

Membership Levels: Annual Fees

Base Membership

Founding/Sustaining Investors *

Individual $75

Bronze $5,000

Life Sciences and Tech Start-Ups (1-9 employees) $250 (10+ employees) $500

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


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
Coming in 2019 - access to group purchasing discounts and job postings

Benefits to Founding/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 level of membership is for organizations that want to position themselves as thought leaders in our growing biomedical industry, improve patients' lives and want to show their commitment to the growth of the community.

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


Why Join BIO El Paso/Juarez?


For Small Companies & Start-Ups

  • BIO El Paso/Juarez will offer programs and networking events throughout the year, ensuring opportunities to develop business relationships with potential partners and investors.
  • We will help connect start-ups with business opportunities, partners and providers to save you time and money. Our staff will help you by working with our network to identify key contacts.
  • Our staff will identify challenges and provide technical assistance related to capital development, business development, workforce development, collaborations, investments, and other resources.

For Biomedical Manufacturing Companies

  • BIO El Paso/Juarez will host training events, seminars, and lectures that focus on areas that are most important to your business, such as regulatory compliance, quality control, and quality assurance.
  • We will work with local institutions, universities, and organizations that offer exclusive partnering, business development, and collaboration opportunities for your company.
  • We will provide access to a comprehensive network of contacts within the U.S. and Mexico, as well as member affiliation with the Texas and national BIO associations.

For Service Providers and Consultants

  • BIO El Paso/Juarez will host programming and networking events throughout the year that will ensure opportunities to develop business relationships with potential customers and partners.
  • We will offer exhibitor tables for vendors and service providers at our annual meeting.
  • We will serve as a direct resource for client referral, when appropriate.

Large Companies

  • BIO El Paso/Juarez will work on the strategic development of the biomedical cluster to enhance supply chain and identify critical business development challenges, needs, and opportunities. We will facilitate economic development, job growth, talent retention, and help to develop competencies that are critical to the success and growth of the industry.
  • Our events and annual meetings will offer effective opportunities for business development, visibility, and messaging.
  • All member-company employees are invited to take advantage of all benefits.

Academic Institutions & Government/Community Organizations

  • BIO El Paso/Juarez will facilitate economic development, job growth, and talent retention for our unique bi-national community, specifically in our growing biomedical industry.
  • We will increase the region’s participation in all aspects of the innovation pipeline - not just manufacturing, but also product development, R&D, testing, and more.
  • We will fill a critical gap in the expansion of the biomedical industry by working collaboratively with community partners and public entities whenever possible.
  • We will help align industry needs and education/training programs throughout El Paso and Juarez.

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