Register here to become a member company

Join our network of 340+ companies from Belgium and abroad and enjoy the benefits below.

Benefits

  • Share expertise

    Our in-house programme managers have in-depth technical and business knowledge in life sciences and can assist you in your search for specific needs. Besides that, flanders.bio is involved in various projects and platforms who aim to build enough critical mass to bring together companies and research institutes around specific topics.

  • Expand your network

    flanders.bio organises a wide range of networking activities, giving you the chance to explore business opportunities, discuss research topics and meet the life sciences community. Members can attend these meetings for free or at a reduced cost (up to 50% reduction).

  • Go international

    flanders.bio coordinates - together with Flanders Investment & Trade - your participation to BIO Europe, BIO Japan and the BIO International Convention (US). Moreover, we are offering unique discounts (up to 300 EUR/USD per participant) to other major partnering conferences in life sciences, exclusively for flanders.bio members.

  • Access to trainings and events

    flanders.bio sets up trainings on various topics, including industry readiness modules for life sciences students and business courses for professionals. Members can attend these trainings for free or at a reduced cost.

  • Services at your disposal

    flanders.bio provides you a tailored range of services in house or in collaboration with its member competence providers that brings value to your business:

    • Searchable & customisable company profile in our Member Directory.

    • Your vacancies on our website.

    • We screen the national media for you - your CEO receives a daily life sciences newsflash (Dutch).

    • Your news going viral through our website, daily life sciences newsflash and social media (Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook).

    • Your events & trainings on our website and in our quarterly e-letter (7,500+ recipients).

    • Participate in our annual (Bio)Pharma Salary Survey & compare your salaries with the rest of the market.

Fees

The annual membership fee depends on the number of FTE's of the legal entity that becomes a member. All employees of member companies can enjoy the benefits of membership. Please note that the flanders.bio membership automatically renews on a yearly basis.

START-UP A < 5 FTE

Free*

COMPANY < 5 FTE

€ 550

VAT excluded

€ 665,50

VAT included

COMPANY ≥ 5 and < 20 FTE

€ 1100

VAT excluded

€ 1331,00

VAT included

COMPANY ≥ 20 and < 50 FTE

€ 2035

VAT excluded

€ 2462,35

VAT included

COMPANY ≥ 50 and < 250 FTE

€ 2420

VAT excluded

€ 2928,20

VAT included

COMPANY ≥ 250 FTE

€ 4015

VAT excluded

€ 4858,15

VAT included

ACADEMIC

€ 1100

VAT excluded

€ 1331,00

VAT included

*Note

Start-up companies that belong to class A (= Research and Product(ion) companies) and with < 5 FTE's are exempt from the membership fee in the first year of establishment of the company.