Description of Organization TypesBioscience Company
Any legal entity engaged in the research, development, manufacturing, sales and/or distribution of pharmaceuticals, therapeutics, medical devices/equipment, nutraceuticals, research products, informatics, bio-agriculture, bio-fuels, industrial biotechnology, etc.Associate (formerly Service Provider)
Any entity providing supporting services to bioscience companies such as legal, accounting, facilities construction/engineering, insurance, IT, regulatory/compliance, staffing/recruiting, venture/angel investing, communications/marketing/PR, etc.Manufacturer/Supplier
All suppliers of component parts (Tier 1, 2, 3…) or manufacturing services (heat treat, plating, etc.) to bioscience OEMs or a higher tier in the supply chain. Companies manufacturing and selling finished goods would be classified as a Bioscience Company.Government/Non-Profit
All recognized federal, state, or local government bodies, any organization whose primary purpose is economic development and any other non-profit institutions, professional and industry associations.Education/Clinical
All accredited colleges, universities, institutes, and K-12 as well as hospitals and/or clinical research facilities.