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Promoting, Connecting and Engaging

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

Promoting, Connecting and Engaging

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

iBIO is a life sciences industry association that represents the 85,000 life sciences employees at member companies, universities, service providers and venture firms. iBIO 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.

PROMOTE

…the innovations, the
policies and the people in
the region

CONNECT

…research to development,
talent to opportunities, entrepreneurs
to resources

ENGAGE

…through leaning opportunities,
community involvement,
and collaboration

MISSION

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

VISION

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

iBIO is the state trade association representing the life sciences industry in Illinois. Our membership ranges from global corporations to startup companies in the biopharma, medical device and nutrition industries. The Illinois life sciences industry is large, growing and recognized as a national leader.

iBIO’s members are committed to expanding the boundaries of science by discovering, developing, and delivering innovative and needed therapeutics and products to transform patients lives and fostering a diverse STEM pipeline of scientists, entrepreneurs and innovators. 

Employees

Economic Output (Billion)

Girls have participated in EDUCATE Programming

2019 STATE OF THE INDUSTRY

This 2019 iBIO State of the State report benchmarks the recent growth of the community, identifies key trends, and provides a road map for how we can continue to expand life sciences innovation in Illinois. 

Making Illinois One of the Top Life Sciences Centers

 

PROMOTE – CONNECT – ENGAGE

Join iBIO

iBIO 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.

EDUCATE

iBIO coordinates the industries engagement in STEM programs for girls grades 3-8 in underserved Illinois communities.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

iBIO connects & engages our members on key issues and areas of community development.

ADVOCACY

iBIO promotes the Illinois life sciences community and engages our members in advocacy at the federal, state and local levels.

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

iBIO’s Business Solutions Program is part of the largest cost purchasing program for the life sciences industry, with more than $570 million in annual sales.

Member Benefits

Upcomming Events

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iBIO’s daily newsletter is sent to a list of over 2,000 professionals in the Illinois Life Sciences Community. Stay updated on the latest news and events in the  Life Sciences Community

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