OBN Membership

Membership is open to UK and international companies, academic institutions, research institutes, public bodies, government departments and associated service providers actively engaged in the life sciences sector. Explore the benefits – then join up today!

The benefits

Learn from your peers and grow your business

  • Attend OBN events
    • Connect with life sciences companies, their corporate partners and investors
    • Expand your company’s presentation opportunities
    • BioTuesday’s – evening meetings with a sector-relevant Theme or a Company Showcase format
    • BioThirstday’s – evening social events to meet informally
    • Senior Executive Breakfast Club – invitation events with a high level focus
    • OBN Special Events – the Senior Annual Executive Dinner, Summer Reception, Annual Awards Dinner, City Investment Network Event, Christmas Networking Dinner
  • Increase visibility through OBN website
    • Amplify messages: post News, Jobs and Events on the OBN website
    • Feature your company in our online Membership Directory
    • Appear on OBN Cluster Maps and other OBN materials

Secure your future licensing partner or investor and save money on BioTrinity registration

  • Discounted registration at BioTrinity – OBN’s flagship event and Europe’s premier Biopartnering and Investment Conference.  Engage with 1,000+ delegates from 30 countries
  • Access other conference discounts via our partner EBD Group worth up to £200 per person
  • Request introductions to key personnel

Obtain greatest value from your spend

  • Access average savings of 45% off list price through the OBN Purchasing Consortium
  • Buy alongside 80 eligible Member companies
  • Managed by an in-house procurement expert
  • Obtain One-to-One guidance and advice

Access OBN Network knowledge and expertise

  • Find facilities, equipment, expertise within the OBN Membership and in other geographical areas
  • Make contacts through our partner organisations
  • Canvass opinion on key issues for your company
  • Access key cluster information
  • Access European industry organisations
  • Access the OBN training portfolio
  • Commission OBN consultancy work to address key issues for your organisation

OBN support for your company’s interests at local, regional and national levels

  • Promoting Members’ interests at local and regional level
  • Attend exclusive events to connect with influencers and decision makers
  • Feed in to OBN 2020 Vision Group generating novel ideas for sector growth