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Primient Statement on iFAB Tech Hub Grant Award

02 July 2024

Primient joins fellow Illinois Fermentation and Agriculture Biomanufacturing (iFAB) Tech Hub consortium members in celebrating the award of approximately $51 million in funding through one of twelve U.S. Department of Commerce and Economic Development Administration's Tech Hubs Program Phase 2 Implementation grants.


“It’s an exciting day for Primient, our people, partners, and Central Illinois,” says Jim Stutelberg, Chief Executive Officer, Primient. “The grant award is a testament to the dedication of the iFAB leadership and partners who had a clear vision from the start. For Primient, this is the next step in our journey of renewing, modernizing, and growing to meet the potential of the bioeconomy, building leadership and partnership in new and emerging sectors which sets us apart.”


U.S. Department of Commerce's and Economic Development Administration's Press Release 

UIUC College of ACES iFAB Tech Hub Press Release