Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, Inc.
300 Technology Square
The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), a not-for-profit organization that represents and provides services and support for the Massachusetts biotechnology industry, is the nation’s oldest biotechnology trade association. Founded in 1985, MassBio is committed to advancing the development of critical new science, technology and medicines that benefit people worldwide. Representing over 600 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, research hospitals, and service organizations involved in life sciences and health care, MassBio works to advance policy and promote education, while providing member programs and events, industry information, and services.
Currently, total membership includes over 600 companies and institutions. Around 60 percent are Massachusetts-based biotechnology companies who further the understanding of living systems and use advanced technologies in the attempt to solve problems and develop products such as therapeutic drugs, diagnostic assays, agricultural and marine products and services, biochemical reagents, and the environment. The remaining 40 percent of MassBio members are non profit/academic and associate industry members, including biotechnology companies located outside of Massachusetts, as well as institutions and organizations that are not directly involved in commercial biotechnology but which share an interest in the industry's future in the Commonwealth.