“Join us now to Get Connected”


KLSC membership is comprised of member companies statewide, representing the entire life cycle of the life sciences: research institutions, emerging companies, mature industry, global pharmaceuticals, as well as consultancies, suppliers, and other support organizations. Together, we seek to create an environment that fosters continued growth of the life sciences across the commonwealth.

Get Connected, Be Heard, Buy Smart

Membership Benefits

  • Events

    Connect with potential partners, interact with industry thought-leaders, and create business development opportunities at our numerous member and Signature events.

  • Increased Visibility

    Members receive a listing in our online membership directory. KLSC is pleased to post press releases on the website and distribute via social media channels. Members also receive sponsorship opportunities at a significant discount.

  • LinkedIn

    Join our member’s only LinkedIn group to connect, network, and share ideas with other members of the KLSC community.

  • Career Resources

    Members have access to our job board and are able to post job openings and internships for free on the KLSC website.

  • Advocacy

    KLSC is the voice of Kentucky’s life sciences industry in Frankfort and Washington D.C. Play a key role in shaping our public policy agenda each year by keeping us informed of the impact state and federal legislation has on your life sciences company.

  • BIO Buying Program

    KLSC members can take advantage of huge cost savings through the BIO Buying Program, our network of preferred service providers. We have money-saving group purchasing programs that will assist you in expanding and enhancing your organization’s operations. It is free to members AND we will even come in and personally show you the value to your company.

Membership FAQ

Members are not required to have a Kentucky location.

Memberships are only available to organizations, not to individuals. In order to be a member, organizations must be incorporated and have a Federal Tax Identification number. Please note that KLSC Signature Event attendance is only open to members. For a full listing of events, please visit our events page.

The easiest way to join is online. We accept all major credit cards. Just click “HERE”. We accept check payments for membership dues. Checks should be made payable to Kentucky Life Sciences Council and should be sent to:

Kentucky Life Sciences Council

3006 Whiteway Avenue

Louisville, KY 40205

Memberships run on a calendar year (January to January). You’re first year is pro-rated to the month that you join. If you would like to confirm the dues amount for your company before providing payment information, please email email us at [email protected]

All events are open to the public. Some events are free, others have a fee. Some are on a limited basis. However, our Signature Events are open to non-members for an additional fee.

For information regarding membership and how to join, click here.

The Jobs Board postings are a free service to KLSC members. Non-members can post listings for a fee. For more information, email [email protected] or call 502-386-3387.

Primary Member Representatives can make changes to their company profile through the Member Portal. If you are the Primary Member Representatives, simply login and click on Manage Company. Or, feel free to contact us and we can change it for you.

If you do not know who the Primary Membership Representative for your company is, please email us at [email protected] to request this information.

ABSOLUTELY! Consider sponsoring a Signature Event or signing up for one of our flexible sponsorship opportunities. We are now offering full-year sponsorship packages as well as the chance to reach our members through our website, newsletter, committee meetings and more. For more information, please contact us at [email protected] or 502-386-3387.

Join online or download our 2014 membership application. Once we receive the following three items, your application will be processed within 48 hours:

Completed membership application
100-150 word company description
Payment for membership dues
Our membership dues are on a calendar year and pro-rated.

At KLSC, we are committed to creating the ideal environment for our life science members to succeed. As part of that mission, associate industry memberships are limited. If space is not available, you may submit an application to be placed on our wait list. Companies on this list will be contacted as soon as space becomes available.

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of KLSC membership for your organization please contact us at [email protected] or 502-386-3387.

KLSC is ready for you.