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Growing industry: UI, partners seek $70 million grant to promote ag tech

Local and regional partners are working on a federal grant application to help promote biomanufacturing in Champaign, Macon and Piatt counties.
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Local pipefitter expertise supports growing biomanufacturing industry in Central Illinois

New initiatives led by the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 149 and the Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory (IBRL) are training more skilled tradespeople to support this rapidly growing industry in ...
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iFAB Tech Hub partners IBRL and BBP scale fermentation tech, jobs in Central Illinois

The Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Research Park startup Boston Bioprocess are part of the Illinois Fermentation and Agriculture Biomanufacturing Hub, a newly designated EDA Tech Hub.
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Central Illinois named US Tech Hub for biomanufacturing by Biden-Harris administration

President Joe Biden announced Monday that the Illinois Fermentation and Agriculture Biomanufacturing Hub (iFAB) is among 31 designated EDA Regional Innovation and Technology Hubs
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Pritzker Chases Every Federal Dollar With New $1 Billion EPA Bid

Pritzker Chases Every Federal Dollar With New $1 Billion EPA Bid. Illinois is battling other US states for clean energy projects
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Gov. Pritzker, Sen. Duckworth, and Sen. Durbin Announce Two Illinois Programs Selected as U.S. EDA Tech Hubs

The Tech Hubs will bolster technology developments, innovation, and economic growth in Illinois
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Illinois Wins Two EDA Tech Hub Designations

Chicago quantum computing and Central Illinois precision fermentation and biomanufacturing EDA Tech Hubs announced to lead innovation, economic growth, and technological advancements.
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Northwestern to receive $50 million to study life sciences using mathematics

New institute will be an international hub focused on fundamental questions
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Is Illinois the Key to Making the US the World’s Biomanufacturing Capital?

Is Illinois the Key to Making the US the World’s Biomanufacturing Capital? Innovate Illinois has the potential to make the United States the biomanufacturing capital ...
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