Purchasing Group Advisory Committee

Mission Statement

The Purchasing Group (PG) Advisory Committee provides an opportunity within the life science community to discuss best practices and purchasing trends within the following areas: Lab, Facilities/Operations, Data/IT, Travel, and Finance/HR.

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings will be hybrid gatherings, with a live meeting in one of the three life science hubs in California – Bay Area, Los Angeles and San Diego – along with a call-in option so people can join virtually.

  • 2024 committee meetings and facility tours will be confirmed and posted shortly.

Committee Opportunities

Industry Insights

Keep abreast of industry trends that impact the life science community.

Working Groups

Join smaller member-initiated and member-led working groups to address topics that arise based on regional needs, industry segmentation, etc. 

Professional Development

Expand your knowledge of the industry and purchasing best-practices through discussion with your peers, guest speakers, and supplier site visits.

Purchasing Intel

Provide your feedback on potential new partnering programs being considered by the Biocom California Purchasing Group.


Build and strengthen relationships with your peers in the industry and expand your network.


Serve as an informal mentor for purchasing managers from smaller companies.


Join ad hoc RFP Bid Councils to evaluate the competitiveness of current and potential Purchasing Group partnering programs.