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Farm Week Now Radio Interview

iFAB’s Beth Conerty joins Farm Week Now’s Dennis Michelson to talk about advancing agriculture and industry through bioprocessing technology. iFAB was designated as one of ...
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Illinois Submits Two Projects for Phase 2 Federal EDA Tech Hub Funding

CHICAGO — March 1, 2024 — Innovate Illinois is excited to announce the submission of two transformative projects—The Bloch and iFAB—for Phase 2 funding under ...
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Gov. Pritzker Celebrates Substantial Investments in Illinois Biomanufacturing and Precision Fermentation

Governor JB Pritzker and Innovate Illinois announced $680 million in combined cash match and strategic investments from public and private partners for the Illinois Fermentation ...
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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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