The Power of Community in the Era of Human Clouds: New Partnership Merges Expert Talent with California Life Science Community

December 13, 2017 (San Diego, CA and Indianapolis, IN) – Biocom and YourEncore announced today the formation of a strategic partnership to bring the power of community and human connection to the forefront of the California life science sector.

YourEncore, a leading provider of proven expertise to the life sciences and consumer goods industries, has been providing top talent from its Expert Community to clients of all sizes for over 14 years. Biocom is the largest, most experienced leader and advocate for California’s life science sector. Biocom supports over 1,000 life science organizations through advocacy, education, cutting-edge STEM programs, and robust value-driven purchasing programs.

The partnership will provide unparalleled access for Biocom members – mostly small-to-medium sized biopharma and medical device companies – to highly experienced expert talent. The YourEncore Expert Community of over 10,000 Experts brings an average of 20+ years of experience, promoting the ability to make critical decisions to drive an organization to the next level - and to fill capability or capacity gaps through flexible engagement models.

“The privilege of representing over 1,000 member-companies comes with the great responsibility of sourcing new benefits with even bigger impacts for our portfolio of savings,” says Rick Fultz, Managing Director of the Biocom Purchasing Group. “We have elected to negotiate a contract with YourEncore to provide discounted access to industry-leading Experts across the operational and scientific spectrum.  The positive impact that YourEncore and their deep bench of luminaries will have on our member base is substantial.  As more and more of our industry companies virtualize their operations in this gig economy, innovative solutions like YourEncore and the human cloud are the next generation of life science partners. They are a world-class organization who has chosen to invest in our members and we are excited to welcome them to the Biocom Purchasing Group family.”

By aligning, Biocom and YourEncore will help accelerate innovation within the California life science marketplace.  Through the exchange of thought leadership and providing the human touch, YourEncore can help Biocom members accelerate their products to market or prepare for acquisition.

“Our partnership introduces a variable workforce of experienced talent to all Biocom members.  Biocom members will access a community of top talent in the life science industry via a sophisticated platform and personalized service at a members-only discount.  We believe that this will further fuel the incredible growth and innovation in the California life science market,” says YourEncore Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Mike Lewis.

YourEncore and Biocom will strive to address the looming questions about the impact of the gig economy and human clouds by providing access to an expert talent community.  The talent community encourages collaboration, connection, and the exchanging of ideas – and allows Biocom members to benefit from the diverse industry experience and skill each Expert possesses. This is accomplished through a proven model of connecting Biocom members directly with YourEncore Experts who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in specific industry functions (including - Regulatory, Clinical, Quality, Manufacturing, Blockchain…and more) as well as specific therapeutic expertise. Bringing Biocom members together with the YourEncore Expert Community is a winning combination for the California life science marketplace.

About Biocom: Biocom is the largest, most experienced leader and advocate for California’s Life Science sector. They work on behalf of 1,000+ members to drive public policy, build an enviable network of industry leaders, create access to capital, introduce cutting-edge STEM education programs, and create robust value-driven purchasing programs.

About YourEncore®: Indianapolis-based YourEncore, an Inc. 5000 company, helps companies in the life sciences, consumer goods, and food industries solve complex innovation, compliance and productivity challenges by deploying industry-accomplished experts who are highly experienced and immediately effective. YourEncore Experts, which include MDs, PhDs, executives, and practitioners, have an average of 20+ years of experience and are behind many of the most successful products on the market. In addition to advisory services, YourEncore also offers the resources to act on its recommendations. Founded in 2003, YourEncore today works with 19 of the 25 leading global pharmaceutical companies and 13 of the top 20 consumer care companies, as well as hundreds of small-to-medium sized businesses.  For more information, visit www.yourencore.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

 

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