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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 creation of novel therapeutics.

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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 priorities, conferences where companies can present and meet program managers, advice on how to build those relationships and insights on the process.

To stay updated on these opportunities and other community programs and news, subscribe to iBIO’s Daily NewsBrief:

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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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Enhance your bottom line – reinvest in your research.

Our broad portfolio of cost-saving programs keeps costs down so that companies can reinvest in
themselves! As the largest cost-savings program in the life sciences industry, BIO Business Solutions®™
offers iBIO members exclusive access to savings on the products and services you need to run a successful
biotech enterprise. Our programs are designed to save you time and money so you can focus your
resources on your research efforts. Don’t just take out word for it—Hear how BIO Business Solutions®
helped one BIO member save on business essentials!

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Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO) Changes Name to Reflect its Mission and Role of Member Companies

The Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO) today announced that it has changed its name to the Illinois Biotechnology Innovation Organization to better reflect the role its member companies play in developing and advancing new medicines, medical devices and agricultural foods, plants, fuels and chemicals. The use of the iBIO logo will remain the same.

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