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Membership Benefits


iBIO Events

We produce numerous programs and conferences to showcase and bring together the vibrant life sciences industry in Illinois and the Midwest. These programs offer opportunities for networking, education and advancing the biotechnology industry. Members receive discounted admission to many of these programs. Members are also encouraged to submit their own events to our calendar. 

Visit our community calendar often for event updates and listings.


We are excited to provide iBIO members and industry leaders with opportunities to come together to discuss hot topics and issues, sharing experiences and build valuable connections to move the industry forward.

Our members enjoy and look forward to the exclusive networking component of each of our events.

Purchasing Power

Our members have exclusive access to the iBIO Purchasing Program with discounts of up to 75% on essential products and services related to all business needs.

Public Policy and Advocacy

We maintain an active and effective legislative and regulatory advocacy program providing superb government affairs representation.


Our members find iBIO a great vehicle for raising their organizations’ profiles and attracting top employees. Only available to members, all members are listed on a searchable directory that includes a profile and link to the company's website. Also, highlight your company's latest news by posting to our iBIO Member News page.

Economic Development

We work directly with companies looking to locate or expand in Illinois, connecting them with expertise, as well as state services and programs.

Professional Development

We have teamed up with two great professional development programs and are always seeking additions to offer to our members at discount rates.

  • BioCollaborative is a unique platform to provide information for individuals in career transition and to those seeking to move up the career ladder in the life sciences.
  • BioTech Primer is committed to providing quality classes, services and products to help educate the non-science professional in the basics of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Education Initiatives

Working through our affiliate the iBIO Institute, we orchestrate industry involvement to help solve America’s math and science education crisis.

Join now online or download the membership application.

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