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

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  • 02 Oct 2018

    2018 iCON Awards

    Mark your calendars! The 12th Annual iBIO iCON Awards will be held on October 2 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00…

Mark your calendars! The 12th Annual iBIO iCON Awards will be held on October 2 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at The Chicago Botanic Garden. We are excited to announce a new award category for this year’s iCON Awards: The iCON Community Award.

Held at the beautiful Chicago Botanic Garden, the evening brings together some of Illinois’ top life sciences professionals and innovators to help the iBIO Institute realize its goal of creating a globally recognized life sciences center in Chicago and the surrounding Midwest region.

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Million raised by PROPEL Companies in 2016
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Teachers Trained
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% SBIR/STTR Approval Rate
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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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