Local and regional partners are working on a federal grant application to help promote biomanufacturing in Champaign, Macon and Piatt counties.
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 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.
President Joe Biden announced Monday that the Illinois Fermentation and Agriculture Biomanufacturing Hub (iFAB) is among 31 designated EDA Regional Innovation and Technology Hubs
Pritzker Chases Every Federal Dollar With New $1 Billion EPA Bid. Illinois is battling other US states for clean energy projects
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
Chicago quantum computing and Central Illinois precision fermentation and biomanufacturing EDA Tech Hubs announced to lead innovation, economic growth, and technological advancements.
New institute will be an international hub focused on fundamental questions
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 of the world, according to one scientist.
A public-private coalition called Innovate Illinois has enlisted several universities in pursuit of federal funding to designate its quantum science and biomanufacturing centers as EDA Tech Hubs.