Cost Savings

CBSA offers a significant return on membership through the CBSA Member Savings Program, a complimentary benefit for all CBSA members. Participating companies saved more than $5.8 million in 2021 through discounts with Fisher Scientific, a part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, and the BIO Business Solutions Program.

Fisher Scientific

Colorado BioScience Association and the Fisher Scientific team collaborate to offer CBSA members exclusive savings on lab equipment, supplies, and lab services.  

New for 2023, CBSA members receive a 2% growth rebate for increased order volume on catalog and non-catalog products. It will be issued in the form of an account credit and excludes third-party products. 

Additional value for CBSA Members offered by Fisher Scientific: 

  • Member-specific discounts on selected items 
  • No freight charges on catalog products shipped from local warehouse 
  • No hazardous material fees 
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Financial Services Leasing Program 

Fisher Scientific offers: 

  • Lab consumables, supplies, and equipment  
  • Scientific instruments 
  • Life sciences tools 
  • Supply chain optimization 
  • R&D collaboration 
  • Clinical trial support 
  • Production solutions 

Together, CBSA and Fisher Scientific bring you: 

  • An industry-leading portfolio of more than 1.7 million products from 6,500 suppliers, including 80,000 exclusive products and more than 9,400 Fisherbrand™ alternatives 
  • Aggressive pricing and discount schedules 
  • Standard (non-rush) shipping included on catalog products 
  • Waived fees for restocking and hazardous material handling 
  • Competitor pricing on catalog items will be beat by at least 1% 

For more information, contact Francisca (Francis) Bermea, Member Success Specialist, Colorado BioScience Association at fbermea@cobioscience.com. 

 

BC Interiors

• Offers discounted pricing of at least 15% off products for all CBSA members, regardless of project size.

• Offers zero-charge services for planning, design, and project management with new furniture purchase.

• Offers discounted labor rates for delivery and installation.

• Offers favorable payment terms plus additional financing options.

For more information, contact David Chapman, President at BC Interiors: davidc@bcinteriors.com

BIO Business Solutions

BIO Business Solutions®, the largest cost-savings program for the life sciences industry, is complementary with your company’s membership in CBSA.

CBSA’s Brex program, in partnership with BIO, has recently been enhanced to further benefit our members. In addition to the corporate credit card and unmatched rewards for industry-related purchases, members can enjoy savings on business accounts, spend management software, and travel management.

Business Accounts with Industry-Leading Yield

Access industry-leading yield, easy wire transfers, and worldwide ACH with a Brex business account. A Brex business account earns 4.92% yield with same-day liquidity and is FDIC-insured up to $6M with Brex partner banks. Enable quick payments and transfers with bill pay, worldwide ACH, checks, and wires… all for free! Further, receive up to 240 account numbers with your Brex business account.

Advanced Spend Management that Scales with You

Manage your company’s spend and close the books in real time. Brex’s expense management systems contains features such as:

  • Budgets with auto-enforced expense policies
  • Reimbursements for employees with advanced approval flows
  • Custom approval flows to automate approval of in-policy spend
  • Global reimbursements in local accounts and currency
  • Automatic generation of receipts — no more chasing receipts, no more expense reports
  • 1,000s of integrations to automate any workflow

A Complete Solution for Travel & Expense

Manage travel and group events with a unified solution that includes travel booking, event managements, expenses, cards, and reimbursements. Brex travel and expense includes:

  • Flights, hotels, & car rentals all in one place
  • Built-in travel policies
  • Unbiased, global inventory
  • Pre-negotiated discounts
  • Ability to manage 100% travel program adoption

If you have any specific questions about membership and would like to learn more, please contact Francisa (Francis) Bermea, Member Success Specialist, Colorado BioScience Association at fbermea@cobioscience.com.