Bio Nebraska ( is pleased to announce that they are now a member of Bioindustrial Manufacturing and Design Ecosystem (BioMADE), a manufacturing innovation institute dedicated to advancing bioindustrial manufacturing across the nation.

BioMADE brings together a diverse range of member organizations, from large corporations to universities, to start-ups. Launched with significant federal support in 2021, BioMADE harnesses the power of biology to create and domestically source the manufactured goods that people use every day.

“BioMADE is thrilled to welcome Bio Nebraska into its membership,” said BioMADE CEO Doug Friedman. “Bio Nebraska’s strength in building a bio-ecosystem in Nebraska and helping develop a needed workforce will bring critical experience and expertise to the BioMADE community and help us build and strengthen the foundation of American bioindustrial manufacturing.”

Through funding, action, and engagement, BioMADE supports the development of bio manufacturing technologies to strengthen American competitiveness; create a more robust, resilient, and biobased supply chain; and help the U.S. become more self-sufficient. BioMADE is also building a diverse and globally competitive STEM workforce by partnering with K-12 schools, community colleges, universities, and professional development organizations to ensure the workforce is prepared and ready to fill new jobs.

Members drive the priorities and success of BioMADE. Bio Nebraska will work with BioMADE and its nationwide roster of member organizations to secure America’s future through bioindustrial manufacturing innovation, education, and collaboration.

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