The mission of the Oklahoma Bioscience Association is to promote the growth of biosciences and life science in Oklahoma through partnership building, education and outreach, networking, policy development and publicity.
A Vision for the Future
The Oklahoma BioScience Association, a 501(c)(3) corporation, was incorporated in the spring of 2008. OKBio was created in response to a study originally commissioned by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber.
In 2004, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber formed a Regional Bioscience Strategy Steering Committee to develop a vision for the region’s bioscience future and a road map outlining strategies and actions for achieving it.
A Statewide Focus
Recognizing that the potential for bioscience and life science growth encompassed the entire state, one of the report’s key recommendations was to create a statewide association to provide a focal point and driver for the state’s diverse and growing bioscience and life science community.
OKBio is the voice for Oklahoma’s dynamic and diverse bioscience and life science community. In collaboration with partners statewide, OKBio works to: