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$51 million awarded to Champaign-Piatt-Macon biomanufacturing tech hub project

A year-long campaign to promote biomanufacturing in central Illinois has paid off for the University of Illinois and its partners.  The U-S Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration has awarded an approximately $51 million grant to a consortium led by the University of Illinois, to establish the Illinois Fermentation and Agriculture Biomanufacturing (or iFAB) tech hub in Champaign, Piatt and Macon Counties.

News In Brief: March 8

“News In Brief” from Illinois Public Media presents a comprehensive overview of critical topics affecting your community and Illinois as a whole.