Our Strategic Partners

IHIF works with a wide variety of organizations and companies in order to strengthen and grow our life sciences ecosystem. We appreciate their contributions and support to our on-going mission and to our member companies.

American Cancer Society in IN – IHIF partners throughout the year with ACS CAN on programs related to cancer research, legislative topics, and patient access to therapies.
AdvaMed – IHIF, along with IMDMC, are state affiliates for AdvaMed. This gives our members access to special programming, discounts on certain events. IHIF also provides grass-roots support for policy issues of interest and concern to medtech manufacturers.
Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Indianapolis Chapter – IHIF partners with the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Indiana Chapter on programs related to neurodegenerative disease, legislative topics, and patient access to therapies.
Avantor, Delievered by VWR – the largest provider in our BIO Business Solutions purchasing program, IHIF and VWR work together to save Hoosier life sciences companies millions of dollars on laboratory equipment and supplies. Learn More
BARDA/DRIVe – IHIF supports the US efforts to develop medical counter-measures and works with BARDA’s DRIVe program to connect our member companies with programs and resources that may help them further grow their companies.
Barnes & Thornburg LLP – IHIF and Barnes & Thornburg have enjoyed a 20+ year partnership around our monthly Life Sciences Lifeline luncheon program.
BioCrossroads advances Indiana’s life sciences industry by connecting with corporate, academic and philanthropic partners; facilitating investments in promising startups and building new enterprises; and educating through conferences, reports and market development knowledge. We are promoting and growing this critical sector for both the health of patients around the world as well as the economic health of Indiana. IHIF and BioCrossroads work together to grow Indiana’s life sciences economy.
Biotech Exec – A fantastic resource for start-up companies and experienced individuals looking for that next opportunity. BiotechExec is a network of leading life science industry executives ready to help you grow your business. Powered by our exclusive IGNITE network, we address the need for experienced executive management to be readily available for the life sciences sector.
Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) – IHIF is the Indiana affiliate partner to BIO and part of the Council of State Bioscience Associations (CSBA). Through this partnership, IHIF is able to offer our members special access and discounts on events, programming, and the BIO Business Solutions Group Purchasing Program. IHIF also provides grass-roots support for state and federal legislative issues of interest and concern to the biotechnology industry.
Boomerang Ventures is a potential funding resource for early stage life sciences companies.
The Catherine Peachey Fund – IHIF supports this initiative which directly funds research and researchers focused on breast cancer. Each year IHIF participates in their annual fundraiser and shares stories of their successes.
Council of State BioScience Associations (CSBA) – IHIF is one of 48 state-based life science trade associations. CSBA members work together nationally and regionally, to advocate for and connect our members, in order to grow the nation’s bioscience economy.
Duke Energy is a key partner in economic development for companies and communities in their service territory across Indiana.
Formstack – We thank Formstack for supporting IHIF through use of their products/services.
HIMSS – IHIF is a Supporting Partner Organization working with the local chapter and providing grass-roots support for legislative issues of interest and concern to companies in the Digital Health sector.
Hoosiers Work for Health – IHIF’s CEO helps to chair the Indiana chapter of a national initiative that unites health consumers, biopharmaceutical company employees, vendors, suppliers and other business and community partners to demonstrate how these diverse groups are vital to Indiana’s socioeconomic climate, and provide shared benefits and a better quality of life to all.
Indiana Consortium for Analytical Science and Engineering (ICASE) – IHIF helps to connect industry members with the tools and resources available through this unique joint venture between three of the top measurement science institutions in the world: Purdue University, Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame.   
Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ) – IHIF and IBJ partner annually to produce the BioFutures magazine, highlighting the best and brightest companies and accomplishments in Indiana’s life sciences ecosystem.
Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI) – IHIF partners with IBRI to promote this unique public/private asset in Indiana to industry members.
Indiana Center for Biomedical Innovation (ICBI) – IHIF works closely with ICBI and the companies incubated there to help them grow.
Indiana District Export Council – IHIF’s CEO is a member of IDEC. This program is a resource to companies interested in exporting their products and understanding foreign regulatory environments.
Indiana Medical Device Manufacturers’ Council (IMDMC) – The Indiana Medical Device Manufacturers Council (IMDMC) is an association of medical device manufacturers and other associated companies, formed in 1991, to promote the medical device industry.
Indiana Small Business Development Center Network – Indiana’s statewide SBDC Network provides a wealth of resources, guidance, and assistance to young companies and entrepreneurs looking to start new businesses.
IU Health – IHIF works with IU Health’s Innovation program on support for new company creation, IP commercialization, new product pilots, and new care model expansion throughout the system.
Ivy Tech Community College – IHIF and Ivy Tech partner to promote access to the College’s biotechnology and life sciences workforce training resources, courses, and facilities.
Life Science Logic helps small and/or emerging life science companies in their efforts to expand distribution throughout the US market via our Membership resources and/or our Advisory and Consulting Services. We also assist clients with their launch messaging and positioning for success while attaining or surpassing commercial expectations.
PhRMA – IHIF is a state point of contact and support for policy matters affecting the pharmaceutical industry at the state and federal levels.
Quality Connection is a labor management partnership comprised of 100 union electrical contractors and nearly 3,000 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) #481 electrical workers. QC is a key advocacy partner of IHIF and a testament to the wide variety of workers in Indiana dependent on a strong life sciences industry.
RJE Business Interiors – RJE Business Interiors offers IHIF members a special discount on office furniture. Learn More
Scottish LifeSciences Association (SLA) – SLA is IHIF’s counterpart organization serving the biomedical industry in Scotland. IHIF and SLA signed an MOU in 2015 pledging partnership and support for our members.
Visit Indy is one of our partners in economic development. IHIF and Visit Indy work to showcase the state and our biomedical community to international visitors, conferences and trade shows, and support community events.