The mission of the iBIO Institute is to orchestrate business leadership in delivery of world-class educational programs and job-creating new technology ventures.

Through the work of our three centers, the iBIO Institute helps the community Go forward and Grow as a leading life sciences center.

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Industry-led science and math programs

 Increasing success rates of start-ups

Upcoming events

  • 13 Jun 2018

    SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop – June 2018

    June 13 -14, 2018 PROPEL is hosting this 2-day Intensive Workshop, provided by BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc), that…
  • 22 Jun 2018

    STEMgirls Camp Waukegan Community Day

    iBIO community members are invited to join campers at the STEMgirls Camp Community Day on Friday, June 22 from 11…

Is there a BioGENEius in Your Classroom? The iBIO Institute EDUCATE Center is managing the Illinois BioGENEius Challenge, the most prestigious high school science competition in the world for original research in biotechnology. The 2018 Illinois BioGENEius Challenge will be on April 11, 2018 at Horizon Pharma. The Illinois winner will receive an all-expense-paid trip to the International Competition, which will be held June 4-7 at the BIO Convention in Boston, MA!

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Our Impact

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Million raised by PROPEL Companies in 2016
1200
Teachers Trained
36
% SBIR/STTR Approval Rate
1400
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LATEST NEWS FROM THE iBIO INSTITUTE

iBIO Institute Announces Winner of “Illinois BioGENEius Challenge” Student Competition

Winner moves on to compete in the International Competition this summer for a chance to win a cash prize CHICAGO – April 11, 2018 – Today, Haley Martens from Oak Park River Forest High School took first place at the Illinois BioGENEius Challenge, an annual student science and research competition hosted…...

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John Conrad Named President & CEO of the Illinois Biotechnology Innovation Organization (iBIO) and the iBIO Institute

The Illinois Biotechnology Innovation Organization (iBIO) today announced that John Conrad has been named President & CEO of iBIO and the iBIO Institute....

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