iBIO has partnered with non-dilutive funding and government affairs experts, G2G to provide support and monthly reports on non-dilutive financing and government funding for entrepreneurs and researchers running startups in Illinois. G2G was founded by Liz Powell, an entrepreneur and attorney with over 20 years of experience in government affairs. Previously, she served as the Legislative Director for two Members of Congress and staffing the Armed Services Committee and the Small Business Committee in Washington, D.C. Since 2007, G2G has secured over $209 million in government funding and has increased CMS reimbursement rates, led government marketing and advocacy campaigns, and implemented legislative and regulatory changes. G2G publishes the monthly GBG Report listing bioscience grants that is posted on our website.
Sources of Government Funding for Biosciences, including NIH, DoD, VA, DHS, BARDA, NSF, DoE and others
Key Timelines, Budget Process and Funding Accounts
Ways to Access Decision-Makers
Overview of MHSRS and other R&D Conferences
Case Studies on Securing Funding, Policies and Relationships in Government
BioPathways is a monthly event series, presented by Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and SmartHealth Activator featuring prominent bioentrepreneurs, biotech executives and biotech venture capitalists in a fireside
BioPathways is a monthly event series, presented by Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and SmartHealth Activator featuring prominent bioentrepreneurs, biotech executives and biotech venture capitalists in a fireside chat. We will also feature a guest biotech startup in a quick pitch. This month we are featuring Kristi Dula, Deputy Director, Office of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology – DCEO, State of Illinois.
Kristi Dula leads the Office of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Technology at DCEO. This bureau is responsible for supporting entrepreneurs, innovators, and small businesses by providing information and resources necessary to launch and expand in Illinois.
Prior to her role at DCEO, Dula led network relations at Pritzker Group Venture Capital where she facilitated relationships for the firm’s family of companies and connected them with the firm’s wide network of experts, strategic partners, and potential customers. Dula previously served as a strategic executive focused on the tech sector for Kapow, an online marketplace and corporate event provider, where she developed sales and solution processes to manage the company’s top ten tech accounts, including Adobe, Apple, and Google. Prior to Kapow, Dula was vice president of events and content creation for 1871, the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center’s flagship technology incubator.
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
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.
(Thursday) 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd
iBIO312-422-1111500 W Madison St, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60661