The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and Nikon Instruments Inc. jointly announce a new partnership under the BIO Business Solutions® offerings. Nikon Instruments is a world-renowned market leader in optical instrumentation and research microscope systems known for cutting edge digital imaging technology for biomedical research solutions.
As a supplier partner, Nikon Instruments is now part of BIO’s exclusive Business Solutions® program which is helping thousands of companies save on items they need to run a successful biotechnology enterprise.
The Nikon Instruments Research Grade Microscope Systems Program is available to BIO and select state and regional life science associations’ members, and offers a wide selection of research instrumentation and digital imaging solutions for microscopy for direct purchase. Nikon Research Grade Microscope Systems enable researchers fully integrated microscope systems for expediting discoveries to commercialization at a cost savings.
“BIO members require flexible and solution driven research instrumentation to advance discoveries, but finding the right provider at the right value can be difficult,” said BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood. “By teaming up with Nikon, we’re able to offer high-quality products and services that will meet our members’ needs at favorable rates.”
BIO Business Solutions negotiates significant volume-based discounts, competitive terms, and other benefits on products and services with industry leading suppliers on behalf of its members and members of state and regional biotech associations. Through the BIO Business Solutions program, more than 2,900 companies saved more than $161 million last year.
By selecting Nikon Instruments Inc. as a contracted supplier, members will benefit from Nikon’s outstanding service and support network, cutting edge imaging technology and exclusive pricing for BIO members. Nikon Instruments Inc. offers a broad array of research-grade imaging systems including award-winning live-cell imaging platforms, super-resolution systems, confocal microscopes and High Content imaging systems. Each of these imaging solutions is designed for flexibility and ease of customizability to help meet the individual needs of the biotech company and can be easily scaled up for larger operations.
Nikon Instruments Inc. Vice President of Sales Jim Hamlin said, “Nikon Instruments Inc. is committed to meeting the business needs of the growing life science industry and partnering with BIO is a testament to this. BIO and all of its partners help large and small businesses within the biotech community lower supplies and select capital expenditures, and gain access to industry best practices through the spirit of collaborative purchasing power.”