To promote, connect and engage the life sciences community to drive discovery, transform lives through groundbreaking research and grow the Illinois economy.


To make Illinois and Chicago one of the world’s top life sciences centers.


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Upcoming events

  • 03 Apr 2019

    2019 BIO Washington DC Fly-in

    Join the iBIO Delegation and Connect with Industry Leaders and Policy Makers in Washington DC at the annual BIO Fly-In.…
  • 12 Apr 2019

    Illinois Innovation Day 2019

    In partnership with: In celebration of the Illinois innovation economy, please join Governor J.B. Pritzker, the Illinois Science & Technology…
  • 23 Apr 2019

    MedCity INVEST

    Join us at MedCity INVEST Premier National Healthcare Investing Conference  April 23-24 in Chicago Save Now with Partner Code IBIO MedCity INVEST, taking…


The iBIO Purchasing Program provides members with discounts of up to 75% on essential products and services related to all business needs.

The iBIO Purchasing Program is part of BIO Business Solutions®, the largest cost savings purchasing program for the biotech industry operated by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO). With more than $400 million in annual sales, BIO Business Solutions® aggregates the purchasing power of over 3,000 biotech companies from North America. Companies of all sizes save substantial money each year through its group savings program.

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Billion in economic output
Billion in venture capital investments from 2014 through 2017
Thousand Life Sciences Jobs
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Non-Dilutive Financing and Government Funding Report

IBIO has partnered to provide support and monthly reports on non-dilutive financing and government funding for entrepreneurs and researchers running startups in Illinois. Every month we will release a comprehensive list of non-dilutive government funding opportunities. We will also be offering regular updates and webinars for new funding sources, agency…...

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Illinois Startup Medtech Companies Visit Capital Hill

  Last week, iBIO organized a trip to Washington for Illinois medical technology (MedTech) companies to meet with lawmakers and discuss how they can work together to provide patients greater access to next generation, life-saving products....

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