About Us

Colorado's bioscience industry is building one of the most exciting and advanced industry clusters in the country. The state is currently home to a thriving industry, comprised of biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, health care providers, research institutions and those businesses that provide critical services and products to bioscience companies.

At the center of this exciting growth is the Colorado BioScience Association, shaping the policies and developing the programs to help Colorado's bioscience and medical device companies grow and prosper.

CBSA Mission

Our mission is to support the regional bioscience community through advocacy, resources and advancement of opportunities for collaboration.

Areas of Focus

Leadership and Advocacy

CBSA promotes the interests of over 600 bioscience companies and their 27,000 employees and actively communicates the bioscience industry’s issues and challenges on multiple fronts.

Business Solutions

We provide the resources, community knowledge and a far reaching network to connect companies and innovators with local, regional and national partners.  Additionally, your CBSA membership helps your bottom line by offering access to exclusive discounts for companies of all types and sizes, from lab equipment to office supplies and insurance. 

Economic Development

CBSA plays a key role in promoting Colorado as a dynamic region for bioscience innovation and investment, by working with government and community stakeholders to develop ways to support the creation, retention and recruitment of life sciences companies.


CBSA works alongside Colorado’s education institutions to create opportunities that promote bioscience workforce development.  We create programs that educate the public, elected officials and business leaders about the benefits of a vibrant bioscience community.

CBSA Facts

  • An independent non-profit 501(c) 6, member-funded organization founded in 2003 -celebrating 10 years of supporting the bioscience industry in Colorado.

  • The only organization in Colorado representing 350 member companies including biotech, pharma, medical device, agricultural-bio, and diagnostic, as well as educational institutions, research facilities, and service providers.

  • Led by a Board of Directors drawn from the state’s top bioscience leaders.

  • Partnered with the State to create the Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program awards funding for emerging and early stage companies and commercialization infrastructure, a nationally recognized model of innovative state life science economic development legislation.

  • 75 companies saving money through the Business Savings Program.