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.
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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.
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.
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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
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.
iBIO coordinates the industries engagement in STEM programs for girls grades 3-8 in underserved Illinois communities.
iBIO connects & engages our members on key issues and areas of community development.
iBIO promotes the Illinois life sciences community and engages our members in advocacy at the federal, state and local levels.
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.
2019 iCON AWARDS - SEPTEMBER 26
The iBIO iCON Awards recognize the vital roles that education, research and civic leadership play in fostering growth within the life sciences community. Each year, the iBIO hosts the iCON Awards Dinner to celebrate breakthrough achievements of teachers, researchers, entrepreneurs and civic leaders whose hard work and dedication inspire us all.
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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