About Us

The mission of iBIO Institute, established in 2003 by the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO), is to orchestrate business leadership in delivery of world-class educational programs and job-creating new technology ventures.

The Institute’s EDUCATE Center delivers industry-led science and math programs for teachers and students, thereby inspiring the next generation of innovators and helping restore America’s leadership in technology education.

The Institute’s PROPEL Center increases the number and success rates of early-stage life sciences start-ups in Illinois.

Our goal is to help create a globally recognized biotechnology center in Chicago, Illinois and the surrounding Midwest region.