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

  • 24 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…
  • 30 Apr 2019

    CPhI North America Conference

    April 30 – May 2, 2019 McCormick Center, Chicago Join the Only Pharmaceutical Industry Event for the North American Supply…
  • 14 May 2019

    Life Sciences Bootcamp for In-House Counsel

    REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! McDermott’s cross-functional team of life sciences professionals present the inaugural Chicago-Area Life Sciences Bootcamp focusing on issues…


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.

Our Leadership Sponsors

Our Community

Billion in economic output
Billion in venture capital investments from 2014 through 2017
Thousand Life Sciences Jobs
+ StellarGirls and STEMgirls Campers


iBIO Releases 2019 State of the Industry Report

Meeting the Future Needs of a Changing Community iBIO is excited to release our 2019 State of the Industry Report, titled Meeting the Future Needs of a Changing Community. ...

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NCATS SBIR & STTR Funding Opportunities Are Available

The NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)is seeking applicants for its small business funding opportunities through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. NCATS offers annual funding for the development of innovative tools, technologies and intervention (drug, device, diagnostic) platforms that would support the…...

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