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 as a leader in biomanufacturing and precision fermentation.

iFAB exemplifies Illinois’ biomanufacturing prowess, with a strategic focus on fermentation as a biomanufacturing tool. iFAB, led by the Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory (IBRL) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and 30 other key partners. The project’s ambition is to drive economic growth and innovation for a sustainable future by capitalizing on Illinois’ strength in agricultural production.

Listen to the interview below