Board of Directors
Our mission is to measurably advance and champion the life sciences across Missouri, by accelerating bioscience comprehension throughout the state’s elected leadership and citizenry by:
- Providing professional state governmental relations for biotechnology impacted healthcare and agriculture
- Enabling world class research, scientific and technological innovation within a welcoming environment
- Developing a superior work force
- Stimulating a favorable environment for business expansion, attraction and entrepreneurism
To establish credibility as a successful, sustainable organization capable of generating immediate progress in state policy, and building momentum to be one of the nation’s best-in-class state bioscience organizations.
About the Missouri Biotechnology Association:
The Missouri Biotechnology Association (MOBIO) is the state's premier professional business association dedicated to growing and protecting Missouri's bioscience and high tech companies. MOBIO provides focused legislative engagement, valuable connections across the converging industries, a forum for addressing emerging science talent shortages, new pathways as our businesses strive for capital growth and access to funding, and important cost-savings solutions.
MOBIO is the only statewide nonprofit membership group that speaks with one voice for all Missouri organizations interested in the life sciences, innovation and entrepreneurship. MOBIO is composed of the broadest cross-section of companies, institutions of higher education, medical research organizations, start-up enterprises, agri-science and related firms involved in research, development and commercialization of the life sciences. MOBIO members promote economic development in Missouri by supporting life science research and practical applications that benefit the general population.
MOBIO has assembled a dynamic and far-reaching group of entrepreneurs, educators, business professionals, and government officials. MOBIO's members reflect the unselfish, eternal optimists who are driving treatments to patients, stronger technology to farmers, and a healthier economy for all of our state's citizens.