University of Iowa

UIP to Participate in NIIMBL via NIPTE

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced on this day an award of $70 million to the new National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), the eleventh institute in the Manufacturing USA network.  This is the first institute with a focus area proposed by industry and the first funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC).  UIP is part of NIIMBL through the UI College of Pharmacy via NIPTE (National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education).  NIIMBL will help to advance U.S. leadership in the biopharmaceutical industry, foster economic development, improve medical treatments and ensure a qualified workforce by collaborating with educational institutions to develop new training programs matched to specific biopharma skill needs.