Through our partnership with the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the international organization that represents the biotechnology industry, Delaware Bio offers its members the opportunity to take advantage of several Bio Business Solutions programs, as listed below.

Over 3,400 companies are saving money with BIO Business Solutions. Through our exclusive partnership, Delaware Bio members can save money on everything from office supplies to lab equipment. Scroll down to learn more about how to take advantage of these exclusive savings.


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Up to 75% off List Prices

VWR International helps accelerate scientific innovation by providing the most effective and efficient products, equipment,and services for the life science industry so they can focus on what’s truly important; discovery.

Member Benefits

Pricing based on an aggregate annual volume of more than $200 million in sales

Hotlist of more than 8,000 items, with savings of up to 75% from list

Hotlist flexibility—pricing for high volume items commonly ordered can be added to the hot list to match your company’s local pricing

Discounts across the entire VWR product offering

Special pricing on capital equipment items with a list price of over $1,100

E-commerce rebate if most of your

orders are placed online

Generous rebates sent back directly to you on annual contract spend growth

No minimum order required

Next-day delivery to most locations

No shipping charges for products shipped from any of VWR’s regional distribution centers

No hazardous materials handling fees

No fuel surcharges.

Sophisticated VWR inventory and planning software at no charge

Discounts on third-party purchase fees.

Detailed quarterly usage and performance reporting


80% off MSLP

Office Depot is one of the world's largest sellers of office products and offers member companies significant discounts on office supplies, furniture, and equipment. The BIO-Office Depot program offers aggressive pricing based on $6 million of total annual volume. Office Depot also offers discounted pricing on Copy Print Depot services which provide professional printing, copying, binding, and finishing as well as Promotional Products services with over 1,200 promotional items available for customized company branding.

Member Benefits

Up to of 80% off MSLP on a core list of over 1,000 frequently ordered office, cleaning and breakroom supplies

Deep discounts on copy, print and finishing services

More than 90,000 items discounted below retail

Exclusive discounts on HP ink & toner

Flexibility to customize to fit your needs

Free delivery on qualifying orders

Exclusive member promotions

Same great price online or in-store

Dedicated account management


70% off UPS Express Air

BIO is proud to partner with UPS to bring members up to 70% off UPS Next Day Air® services, and up to 65% off UPS Worldwide International services. This is a significant savings off published rates! UPS offers BIO members great savings and the peace of mind that accompanies reliable service with guaranteed delivery, and innovative technology. UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company and reaches more U.S. ZIP Codes by 8:00AM than FedEx. Speed, reliability, and special savings for BIO members—it's that simple!

*Members currently enrolled in the BIO - FedEx program, or who are existing UPS customers must re-enroll to take advantage of this exclusive offer.

Member Benefits

Save from 50-70% on UPS Next Day Air® services

Save from 30-55% on UPS 2nd Day Air® services

Save from 35-55% on UPS 3 Day Select Services®

Save from to 18-47% on UPS Ground® Commercial services

Save from to 12-40% on UPS Ground® Residential services

Save up to 65% on UPS Worldwide International services

Special pricing on UPS’ Proactive Response

UPS Capital Flexible Parcel Insurance

UPS Temperature True® Packaging

UPS Store Business Services discounts and other Value added services


10% Premium Credit

Chubb's products include property and casualty, product liability, clinical trial liability, and professional liability insurance. Benefits include 10% premium credit (subject to regulatory limitations) Conner Strong & Bucklew is Delaware Bio's Chubb Appointed Broker.

Member Benefits

Property and Casualty Insurance

Very competitive premiums for companies at all stages

 Low minimum premiums for early stage companies

Dedicated loss control and claims specialists for BIO members

Access to proprietary tools to assist in developing insurance values

Clinical Trials Liability Insurance; Errors and Omissions Liability Insurance; Product Liability Insurance; Professional Liability Insurance

10% premium credit (subject to regulatory limitations)

Very competitive premiums for companies at all stages

Low minimum premiums for early stage companies

Broad coverage tailored to meet the unique needs of the biotech industry

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15% off Customized Microscope Packages

The Nikon Instruments Research Grade Microscope Systems program is available to Delaware Bio members and offers a wide selection of research instrumentation and digital imaging solutions to microscopy.

Member Benefits

15% off select BIO customized microscope packages

7% off individual Nikon items, 5% off third-party products

Onsite NO CHARGE (unless specified on quote) installation

Includes installation of all items on invoice inclusive of hardware & software, including 3rd party items

1 Year Warranty Full on Systems, 5 Year Warranty on Microscopes

15% off a wide variety of Warranty Extension Programs

On-site No Charge training, customized to Customer needs

Includes training on hardware, software provided after installation on an as needed basis

Products relevant for wide range of Biotech company sizes and needs

Highly trained Nikon teams throughout the Americas partner with customers to build unique systems solutions

Fully integrated flexible customized packages for expediting discovery to commercialization – easily scaled up for larger operations

Research-grade imaging systems including award-winning live-cell imaging products, super-resolution systems, confocal microscopes, and High Content imaging systems

Seamless integration of third-party products

One unified software solution

Dedicated customer service and support network


10% off News Release Distributions

Organizations depend on Business Wire to transmit their full-text news releases, regulatory filings, photos and other multimedia content to journalists and professionals. Member companies save distribution circuits and more when bundled with any of our additional services.

Member Benefits

Multimedia Distribution

NewsHQ/InvestorHQ – create your own branded online newsroom

EDGAR formatting and filing services

XBRL Services

IPO Services

VentureBeat – direct distribution to the venture capital investment community

Market Impact Reports – see how your stock behaves based on your news

News/Picture Capsule – turn your press release into a full multimedia experience

NUVI – real-time social media monitoring and analytics

NewsTrak Clips – online news clipping and monitoring

Public Policy Wire

Corporate Social Responsibility Wire


15% off List Price

American Laboratory Trading (ALT), an Agilent Technologies Channel Partner, is a customer-focused, full-service provider of premium refurbished lab equipment and surplus strategy services for the life sciences. With sales, service, and warehouse facilities on both coasts, ALT stocks more than 12,000 instruments ranging from small benchtop accessories to robust triple quad mass spectrometers -- all carefully refurbished and delivered with a one year warranty and lifetime support.

ALT also provides surplus strategy services to some of the largest companies in the life sciences. Services include asset disposition, equipment valuation, decontamination, de-installation, move management, decommissioning, and cleanup.

Member Benefits

Free one-year equipment warranty

15% no-hassle discount on list price*

10% additional discount on sale items*

20% discount on services including inventory management, decontamination, deinstallation & reinstallation, move management

5% discount on all Agilent Certified Pre-owned products, up to a maximum of $1,500

2% store credit toward future equipment purchases from ALT

* Agilent factory-refurbished equipment excluded


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20% off Cloud-Based Sharing Services

ShareVault offers secure, cloud-based document sharing solutions that are frequently used by organizations of all types to securely share highly confidential documents with outside parties. Benefits include minimum 20% discount on ShareVault's primary products and minimum 30% savings off the standard pricing of ShareVault for SharePoint.

Member Benefits

Minimum 20% discount on ShareVault’s primary products

Minimum 30% savings off the standard pricing of ShareVault for SharePoint

At least 5% additional discount on subscriptions with terms of two or more years

eCTD tag structure available at no cost

Creation of document index available at no cost

Migration services from existing VDRs at no cost

Assistance with high-performance uploads at no cost


65% off Employee Relocation Programs

Humboldt Storage and Moving, a United Van Lines agent, is your one-stop for moving a lab, your entire company or employee relocation, across town or overseas. Benefits include up to 65% discount on employee relocation programs.

Member Benefits

Up to 65% Discount on Employee Relocation Programs for Bio Members

Regulatory-Compliant, Climate-Controlled Specimen Relocation

Laboratory and Office Moving

Guaranteed Pickup and Delivery Minimize Downtime

Value-Added Services on Residential Relocations for Bio Members such as: PC and Home Theater Hookup, Maid Service, Free Utility Connection, Kids Program and more

Custom Crating and Packing Solutions

Personal Move Coordinator for Every Move

Howard Goldman

30-50% off Services

UniClean, a division of UniFirst Corporation, is a leading cleanroom services provider that supplies, launders, and services the work clothing of employees who manufacture sensitive medical, electronic, and pharmaceutical products in “ultra-clean” production environments (cleanrooms). UniClean operates ISO 3 and ISO 4 facilities that service the United States and Canada.

Member Benefits

Uniform and facility services savings of 30-50%

UHF chip technology for inventory control

Sterile and/or non-sterile services

Dedicated customer service team

3-year agreement term

3-year fixed pricing

1-week complimentary service upon new agreement execution


Up to 50% off Uniform Services

UniFirst, a leading supplier of workwear programs for businesses big and small since 1936, provides a range of apparel from traditional uniforms and industrial wear to protective clothing and “corporate casual” attire. UniFirst also offers various floorcare and restroom products. Serving over 275,000 customers throughout the United States and Canada, UniFirst outfits more than 1.5 million people in their work clothes each business day and offers customers rental, lease, and purchase programs to enhance their business image at the very best value. Whether national, regional, or local, UniFirst customers receive the highest quality garments and services, complete with full program management.

Member Benefits

Uniform and facility service savings of 30-50%

Hygienically clean garments

Dedicated customer service team

3-year agreement term

3-year fixed pricing

Free lab coat pressing included with rental program

Free company and name emblems on initial installation

No upfront program investment

1 week complimentary service upon new agreement execution