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BioTN is made possible by individuals and companies that share our vision for making Nashville a hub for scientific innovation and technological advancement through education and support of entrepreneurial efforts.

Pendant Biosciences

Pendant Biosciences is developing the next generation polymer technology for the manufacture of innovative pharmaceutical & medical products.

Lynch Biologics

Lynch Biologics is a biotechnology company specializing in products to accelerate healing and regeneration of human tissue. They are the Developer and Manufacturer of GEM 21S as well as a suite of complementary products.

Covalent Properties

Covalent Properties specializes in a people first approach to real estate, investing, and property management. They connect their clients with their next important place.


Pendant Biosciences is developing the next generation polymer technology for the manufacture of innovative pharmaceutical & medical products.

Life Science Tennessee

Life Science TennesseeĀ is a statewide, non-profit, member organization of more than 100 companies whose mission is to advance and grow the life science industry in Tennessee through advocacy, partnerships and alignment with economic and workforce development.

Launch Tennessee

Launch Tennessee is a public-private partnership with a vision to make Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the nation. We empower Network Partners and other stakeholders by making resources accessible in order to activate sustainable economic growth in Tennessee.

Hall Strategies

Hall Strategies is a Nashville-based, independent public and government relations firm helping companies succeed through telling their stories.


Vanderbilt School of Medicine

The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine administers degree programs that provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they will need to practice safe, effective, ethical, evidence-based, and patient-centered health care in the 21st century, and to contribute to the knowledge base supporting it.

University of Tennessee Research Foundation

UTRF is a non-profit organization with offices in Knoxville and Memphis. UTRF and its employees strive to benefit the people of Tennessee and beyond by promoting the commercialization of IP, supporting an entrepreneurial culture, contributing to economic development, and supporting research and education.

August Bioservices

August Bioservices is a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. August Bio offers a full range of pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing services to pharmaceutical and biotech clients.

Dr. and Mrs. Eric and Leah Elmquist

Long time Nashvillians, Dr. and Mrs. Eric and Leah Elmquist (or beauty and the beard) are passionate about the growth and success of the city, and are actively engaged in companies and endeavors that are making that happen.

Drs. Sam and Leslie Lynch

Drs. Sam and Leslie Lynch have been on the forefront of Nashville’s biosciences boom for over a decade. They are prominent and proud leaders in the space, and continue to bring new ideas and endeavors to the fore.

Elizabeth and Randy Bury

Elizabeth and Rnady Bury have long been proponents of BioTN and its mission to develop Tennesse’s life science workforce and expand access to STEM education.