Benefits

The BIC offers several benefits to its member companies and institutions, helping them to innovate and grow. Whether it's taking advantage of our regional network of innovators, or using our world-class facilities to help build your business, the BIC offers our members a wide array of benefits.

The Network

The BIC is the place to meet, collaborate, and brainstorm with fellow professionals, scientists, students, and faculty creating a foundation for developing new products and markets and starting new companies.
“In today’s world, networking is a necessity… Professional networks lead to more job and business opportunities, broader and deeper knowledge, improved capacity to innovate, faster advancement, and greater status and authority. Building and nurturing professional relationships also improves the quality of work and increases job satisfaction.”

Consortium

The BIC is a consortium of businesses and organizations that are connected to innovate new strategies and technologies that will help entrepreneurs in STEM industries achieve their fullest potentials. With members coming from a myriad of different STEM backgrounds, the BIC offers a unique space for innovation and development to truly flourish. For more information on the BIC consortium visit our Members and Partners pages.

Collaboration

The BIC is invested in promoting collaboration between its many partners and members so that exciting new ventures may arise.

We offer a state-of-the-art space that allows users from various professions and fields to come together to create and discover new methods and technologies that will help develop their respective professions in the future.

Platform

The BIC provides a platform for companies to grow by connecting your business with key figures in government, academia, and larger industries.

Gateway

The BIC is the western gateway into Massachusetts’ innovation network, since its unique location serves as an ideal crossroads between the state’s robust ecosystem of incubators and upstate New York’s burgeoning Tech Valley.

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, whose over $10 million grant-funded the BIC, has a vast network of innovation centers throughout the state that the BIC is proud to be a member of.

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