The Pharma & Biopharma Outsourcing Association (PBOA) is a non-profit trade association (501(c)(6)) that represents the needs and interests of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs) and Contract Development & Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs) that operate in or sell into the U.S. Our members provide the services that help the pharma and biopharma industry develop and manufacture drugs, biologics, vaccines, and other treatments safely and cost effectively. Visit our blog and tour the site to learn more about the benefits, mission, and membership of the PBOA. Check out PBOA In The Press to see more of our media coverage. Fill out the form to the right for information on how to join! Top photo courtesy of Cook Pharmica
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Member Testimonials

PBOA enables Baxter BioPharma Solutions (BPS) to effectively represent our needs as a leader in contract manufacturing before regulatory and legislative influencers and decision makers. The organization also provides its members with a critical platform for understanding the implications of regulations and policies specific to the contract manufacturing industry. We look forward to being a part of PBOA’s continued efforts in building a more robust contract manufacturing industry as it will ultimately help advance our aspiration for saving and sustaining patients’ lives worldwide.
Nelson Patterson, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Baxter BioPharma Solutions
The CMO/CDMO industry has a long-standing need for a trade association, and I'm proud to be a Founding Member of the PBOA.
Sam Ricchezza, WellSpring Pharma Services
Afton Scientific is a member of PBOA in order to understand and shape emerging legislative and regulatory issues. If your firm is committed to this industry and not engaged with this organization, it is missing its future.
Thomas Thorpe, CEO, Afton Scientific, LLC
Metrics Contract Services is a Founding Member of PBOA because, as a long-standing player in the CDMO space, we recognize the significant and growing contribution to the pharma/biopharma landscape that contract service providers deliver. We see the PBOA as a great way to ensure that the service provider voice is presented in a manner that enables decisions and policymaking to include this large and critical stakeholder of the industry.
John Ross, Metrics Contract Services