Membership

BIO promotes the industry’s value to the public and policymakers; connects innovators to investment and talent; stimulates collaboration and fosters the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs to transform patient lives through groundbreaking research and works to grow the Illinois economy.

Membership in iBIO provides superb government affairs representation, community connections across our broad network of public, private and academic/research participants, access to a robust set of programs, as well as substantial discounts to a wide variety of business products and services.

Member Benefits

Benefit

Promotes the positive impact and importance of the industry for more educated and supportive public and legislative perceptions

Reasons to join

Showcases and promotes discovery throughout the industry
Facilitates industry wide STEM and other philanthropic efforts
Brings industry voice to the local and state level.

Benefit

Provides access to research and commercialization talent to accelerate profitable growth.

Reasons to join

Advocates benefits of the region to prospective innovators, talent, and investors
Engages universities to enable a local pipeline e of talent and innovations.
Access to national Bio purchasing program to save money

Benefit

Connect start-ups to the advice, talent, and funding to successfully scale.

Reasons to join

Provides training that providesentrepreneurs with the learning they really need.
Organizes and attracts investors through carefully curated contacts and events.
Access to national Bio purchasingprogram to save money

Benefit

Provides insight and access to the region’s most promising innovations. Convenes the region’s most inspiring organizations to collectively improve the region.

Reasons to join

Broadest network of commercial and academic organizations in the region.
Engagement with leading industry members.

Member Dues

  • Sole Proprietorship/Startup
    Life sciences sole proprietorship and startup companies with less than $1 million in revenue.
    Annual Membership Dues: $300
  • Small
    Small life sciences companies with less than $5 million in revenue.
    Annual Membership Dues: $1,000
  • Intermediate
    Intermediate life sciences companies with less than $15 million in revenue.
    Annual Membership Dues: $2,500
  • Medium
    Medium life science companies with less than $200 million in revenue.
    Annual Membership Dues: $6,000
  • Large
    Large life sciences companies with over 100 Illinois employees and less than $1.5 billion in revenue.
    Annual Membership Dues: $10,000
  • Major
    Major life sciences companies with over 100 Illinois employees and more than $1.5 billion in revenue.
    Annual Membership Dues: $15,000
  • Service Provider – Sole Proprietorships/Startup
    Sole proprietorship or startup service provider with less than $500,000 in revenue.
    Annual Membership Dues: $500
  • Service Provider
    Service provider with more than $500,000 in revenue.
    Annual Membership Dues: $2,500
  • University, College or Nonprofit
    University, college or nonprofit (501(c)6 or 501(c)3).
    Annual Membership Dues: $1,500
  • Venture Firm
    Venture capital firms, banks and other financial institutions.
    Annual Membership Dues: $1,500
  • International Organization
    International organization, including consulates, trade offices and international NGOs.
    Annual Membership Dues: $1,500

iBIO’s Government Affairs Committee connects the life sciences government affairs community through monthly meetings, communications and regular programming. The committee helps guide and support our policy decisions. This sponsorship is only available to out-of-state companies.

The annual fee supports our grassroots advocacy, communications and public affairs efforts in Chicago, Springfield and Washington D.C.

Benefits:
•iBIO Government Affairs Monthly Committee Calls
•iBIO Government Affairs Newsletters and Legislative Updates
•iBIO Government Affairs Programming and Meetings
•Does not include listing or full benefits of an iBIO Member or an iBIO Board Seat•Does not include Sponsorship of the Annual John W. Maitland Leadership Awards

Annual Dues: $5,000