Purchasing and Getting Started with BioRender


Get started with BioRender, an online app used to create, edit, and collaborate on scientific diagrams, and illustrations.



BioRender is an online app used to create, edit, and collaborate on scientific diagrams, and illustrations. It offers a large library of over 40,000 icons to use in the creation of scientific posters, presentations, publications, and more. Students have free access to BioRender Premium and departments can purchase faculty/staff licenses through the University's licensing agreement.

Quickly Create Professional Scientific Images:

  • Access a large stock image library that has over 30 life science fields of images to choose from, including neuroscience, immunology, and microbiology
  • Use intuitive, drag-and-drop functionality to quickly create scientific illustrations and templates
  • Provide your teams and collaborators with anywhere, anytime access to diagrams, figures, and illustrations
  • Save your work to a variety of different formats including publications, presentations, websites, or print communications


Getting Started:

BioRender is available to students at no cost via the Software Download Service (software.pitt.edu).

Departments can purchase BioRender licenses at significant cost savings over individual and lab licenses for faculty and staff —$100 per user, per year—from the PittIT Software Store in PantherExpress.

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A University account for BioRender requires account activation. Make a selection from the following options:

I Am a Student
I am a Faculty/Staff User


Additional Resources:

Take a quick video tour to see how BioRender works.


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