The Largest and Most Experienced Advocate
For over 25 years, Biocom California has helped move the life science industry forward with transformative resources that enable companies to make meaningful connections. Biocom California harnesses the collective power and experience of the most innovative and productive life science clusters in the world, with powerful advocacy and transformative programs to help companies in their quest to improve the human condition.
Biocom California has locations in San Diego, Los Angeles, the Bay Area, Washington, D.C., and Tokyo. Each Biocom California location utilizes targeted initiatives and custom-tailored programs to give area members best-in-class resources for their unique needs.
Biocom California Leadership
Deeply Rooted in Public Policy
Biocom California works on behalf of over 1,500 members to drive public policy, build an enviable network of industry leaders, create access to capital, introduce cutting-edge workforce development and STEM education programs, and create robust value-driven purchasing programs. Biocom California provides the strongest public voice for research institutions and life science companies that fuel the California economy.
We endeavor to provide the highest value to our members.
We take joint responsibility in all that we do.
We believe in the mission of the life science industry.
We evolve to address the changing needs of our community.
We go the extra mile to exceed our goals.
Biocom California provides five main categories of service –
our pillars – to our members.
Public Policy & Advocacy
We drive advocacy and public policy initiatives that give members a strong and respected voice with elected representatives and regulatory officials at the federal, state, and local levels.Learn More
We create valuable networks that accelerate member success through a variety of programs, tailored events, advocacy fly-ins, scientific roundtables, venture days, and member-to-member networking.Learn More
We connect members with venture capital and other sources of funding like angel investing, licensing, partnering M&A discussions, research grant insights, and one-on-one discussions.Learn More
Business Strategies and Services
We offer robust, strategic, consortium-level programs that leverage group buying power to reduce costs and increase efficiency across the enterprise.Learn More
We provide high-quality programs to accelerate the growth of the life sciences ecosystem through workforce development and STEM education programs.Learn More
Strategic Global Presence
Corporate Status: 501(c)(6)
Number of Members: 1,500+
Number of Employees Across Organization: 52
Locations: San Diego, Los Angeles, Bay Area, Washington, D.C., Tokyo, Sacramento
Number of Events/Year: 250+
Number of Board Members: 60
President and CEO: Joe Panetta
International Collaborating Partners: EuroBioMed, Japan BioIndustry Association, LINK-J, One Nucleus, AusBio, City of Kobe, City of Yokohama
Biocom California PAC (Political Action Committee): CA ID #963088
Registered Lobbyists: Yes
Member Demographics: Life science, pharmaceutical, medical device, bioinformatics companies, contract research organizations, academic institutions/research institutes, service providers, and investment firms
Membership ranges from life science companies with under 10 employees to those with 500+ employees, as well as service providers. Biocom California annual membership benefits transfer across all office locations in California.
Biocom Institute: A 501(c)(3) providing programs in workforce development and STEM education programs for students.
Generation STEAM: San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering