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iBIO Trademark Events


If you work for a life sciences company, an entrepreneur, educator, researcher, investor or enthusiast, you’re encouraged to attend our annual industry expo. At the iBIO IndEx, you will be able to meet and network with life sciences pioneers and top thought leaders, researchers and service providers in the Midwest.



Save the Date: 2017 iBIO IndEx - April 24, 2017



The iBIO Lunch Series is a group of events focusing on education, information and partnering themes.



CEO Roundtable 

The iBIO CEO Roundtable is an invite only, free, networking event for entrepreneurs. It is a forum for the community to exchange ideas, compare business strategies and share best practices. We select participants with diverse areas of expertise to encourage comingling of experiences.



Happy Hour

The iBIO Happy Hour is a fun community event to network and learn more about iBIO and the sponsoring organization or event.




John W Maitland Jr Biotechnology Leadership Award Ceremony

The John W Maitland Jr Biotechnology Leadership Award is given annually to elected or appointed government officials who have provided outstanding support to the Illinois biotechnology community.




View previous John W Maitland Jr Biotechnology Leadership Award honorees.


iBIO Summer Barbecue Series

For three Fridays in the summer, iBIO hosts cookouts at local tech parks to encourage community networking and promote participation in the iBIO Purchasing Program.

The iBIO Summer Barbecue Series provides an opportunity for our community to come together, network and enjoy some of the splendors of summer. Several of the iBIO Purchasing Program vendors are available to answer questions on how the program can save members money.



Ag-Bio Industrial Summit


Ag-Bio SummitHome to international companies like Archer Daniels Midland Company, Elevance, Tate & Lyle and Valent Biosciences, exciting startups, and world-class research institutions, Illinois is a leader in the bio-industrial industry. The Ag-Bio Industrial Summit is a forum for the community to gather annually, to learn about the current industry, outline hurdles and challenges and identify opportunities for growth.




Biotechnology Field Trip

Next summer, iBIO will offer a series of field trips to member facilities for Illinois elected and appointed officials. Each field trip will include facility tours followed by a short discussion of key industry issues. This event is not open to the general public. Contact Monique Velasquez,, if you are interested in hosting a Biotechnolgy Field Trip.


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