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Through its 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 of the BIO Business Solutions® programs, as listed below.

Click on the company logo to learn more about an individual program.

There is no fee for Delaware Bio members to utilize any of the programs and BIO membership is not a requirement for Delaware Bio members.

VWR International            ShareVault                CHUBB 

Humbolt         Office Depot          Business Wire     

Delaware Bio cost savings programs are listed below. Click any of the following logos to view the respective program:

Conner Strong UPS Linde Keen Compressed Gas Co. University of Delaware

Conner Strong

Conner Strong & Buckelew

Conner Strong & Buckelew has an experienced team with life science clients across the country. The Conner Strong & Buckelew team has worked with early stage companies, and midsized firms all the way to billion dollar publicly traded biotech's. They understand the complex nature of life sciences businesses and the appropriate levels of coverage at all stages along the way. They recognize and understand the needs of the smaller early stage companies, and do not shy away from developing programs scaled to meet the needs of companies who fall into this stage of development.

Delaware Bio members seeking a comprehensive review of their current risk management/insurance program should contact:

Dan Brettler
Senior Vice President & Life Science Practice Leader
Conner Strong & Buckelew
877-396-3800 or direct dial 973-659-6456

Linde    Keen Compressed Gas Co.

Linde and Keen Compressed Gas Company

Linde, one of the world’s largest industrial gases organizations, offers Delaware Bio member companies special pricing and rebates on bulk gas products, bulk gas applications, packaged, specialty gases, mini-bulk and related equipment, products and services. Such industrial gases include cylinder supply for industrial and special gas requirements, on-site generators for nitrogen, oxygen and hydrogen, and liquid supply capabilities for argon, nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen and helium. With more than 50 production facilities and 220 active distributors, Linde offers exceptional service and cost-savings benefits to member companies.

Member benefits:

  • Competitive pricing on Linde’s complete suite of gases products
  • Services provided by Linde's Platinum Distributor, Keen Compressed Gas Co.
  • Tiered annual cash rebate, based on the aggregate purchase volume of all participating member companies
  • 10% discount off standard rental for bulk storage tanks
  • Additional rebate available for member referrals

For more information, contact:

Tom Bruno
Account Manager
Keen Compressed Gas Co.



Now save up to 66% on UPS shipping. Thanks to Delaware Bio! Sign up today.

Take advantage of special savings on UPS shipping offered to you as a member of Delaware BIO. Through our extensive network of global healthcare facilities, UPS offers you access to solutions that help you meet the special storage and handling needs of pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device products, ensure regulatory compliance and speed products to market.

In addition to providing a global healthcare network and a host of shipping technologies, UPS has partnered with Delaware BIO to offer a savings program just for Delaware BIO Members.

  • Up to 66% off Next Day Air
  • Up to 52% on 2nd Day Air
  • And more…..

All this with the peace of mind that comes from using the carrier that delivers outstanding reliability, greater speed, more service, and innovative technology. UPS guarantees delivery of more packages around the world than anyone, and delivers more packages overnight on time in the US than any other carrier. Simple shipping! Special savings! It's that easy!

How to enroll if you have an account:

  1. Click here
  2. Click on “I have an existing account” under Yes! Sign me up now!
  3. Enter your account number
  4. Log-in with MyUPS ID and password or create a MyUPS Id and password
  5. Once you log-in the first time you’re ready to ship with your new discounts!

How to enroll if you need an account:

  1. Click here
  2. Click on “I need a UPS account” under Yes! Sign me up now!
  3. Click on “Register” under New Customers
  4. Follow all the prompts filling in the relevant information to create a MyUPS account and activate a new account number.
  5. All new accounts process over the weekend. The following Monday, you are ready to ship with your new discounts!

If you have questions about UPS savings, please contact:

Joe Walat
Healthcare Marketing Manager

University of Delaware

The University of Delaware Collegiate Partnership

10% Off Your Advanced Degree!


Delaware BioScience Association's participation in the Collegiate Partnership Program with the University of Delaware means that Delaware Bio members have access to 10 percent off tuition of participating online programs – a benefit available exclusively to collegiate partners.

Participating Online Degree Programs:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Education in Teacher Leadership
  • Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering

Learn more - download a program brochure

Connect with an Admissions Counselor today!
Call toll free (844) 237-1338