Building Beyond Tomorrow

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 31 Economic Development Administration (EDA) Regional Technology and Innovation Hubs nationally and recently applied for Phase 2 Implementation Grants that would propel regional growth in technology and solidify Illinois’ position […]

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 the U.S Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Tech Hubs Program. Both The Bloch, aimed at advancing quantum information science and technology (QIST), and the iFAB: Illinois Fermentation and Agriculture Biomanufacturing Hub, […]

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.