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Bioindustrial Manufacturing and Design Ecosystem

Fast Facts


October 2020


Mission Enable domestic bioindustrial manufacturing at all scales, develop technologies to enhance U.S. bioindustrial competitiveness, de-risk investment in relevant infrastructure, and expand the biomanufacturing workforce to realize the economic promise of industrial biotechnology

Headquarters St. Paul, MN

Consortium Organizer Engineering Biology Research Consortium (EBRC)

Satellite Locations
  • Berkeley, CA
  • Cambridge, MA
Institute Metrics
 as of September 30, 2022
161    Member Organizations

Total Committed Funding on Original and Follow-on Agreements with DoD
$87.5M    Base Federal Funding
$187.5M    Base Non-Federal Cost Share

Additional Committed Project Funding
$21M    DoD Sponsored Projects
$9M    Other Federal Funding
$7M    Academia and Industrial Sponsored Projects

Total Ongoing and Completed Projects
20    Technology Projects
12    Education and Workforce Development (EWD) Projects

Institute Snapshot

BioMADE is building a sustainable, domestic, end-to-end bioindustrial manufacturing ecosystem.  BioMADE has the mission and flexibility to propel new biotechnology products from the laboratory to the commercial market.  In addition to supporting the development of technologies to strengthen American competitiveness, BioMADE is building the workforce of the future by partnering with K-12 schools, community colleges, universities, and professional development organizations. 

BioMADE is committed to safety, security, sustainability, and social responsibility as it develops these new technologies and products.  In partnership with its nationwide roster of member groups – which range from large corporations to education-based nonprofits – BioMADE will secure America’s future through manufacturing innovation, education, and collaboration.