How Our Members Are Fighting COVID19


BCC has the best members. Not only are they making smart decisions to keep their schools and businesses thriving during COVID19, they’re also donating their time, expertise and money to fight the virus and create a safer world.

Here are just a few examples of what our member institutions—schools, tech transfer offices, small companies, large organizations—are doing to disseminate knowledge, manufacture protective gear, improve access to healthcare and more.

Academic Institutions

Corporate Organizations

  • 3M blocked unlawful and unethical behavior of companies attempting to sell N95 masks at inflated prices.
  • Hitachi is donating $1M to Kiva to support small businesses, entrepreneurs, farmers and families during COVID19.
  • Bio-Rad Life Sciences received FDA Emergency Use Authorization for their Droplet Digital PCR SARS-CoV-2 Test, which offers early stage detection of COVID19.
  • Cepheid was the first company in the U.S. to receive FDA approval for a rapid coronavirus detection test.
  • Thermo Fisher, 3M and Ford are collaborating to make new powered air purifying respirators, protective equipment and test collection kits for COVID19.
  • Abbott's new antibody test reveal whether people are not only infected with COVID19, but also whether they've been infected in the past, even if they're no longer sick.
  • L'Oreal USA is one of the big-name sponsors of NBC's new streaming service, Peacock.
Written by Sarah Greenberg on Jun 1, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Sarah Greenberg is the Manager of Content Marketing at BCC Research. She creates our blog, social media and email content.

Topics: Life Sciences

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