PROPEL Business Plan Competition 2012


Application deadline


Competition Organizer

The Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
  • Technology - Other
  • Specialized Industries
Who's Eligible

Open to companies whose main offices or staff are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, or Wisconsin. Companies must be in the life sciences industry, or a current or past PROPEL company.

Important Dates

Applications are due on March 12, 2012. Finalists will be announced on April 5, 2012, and will take part in the competition finals at the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization's iBIO IndEx event, held on April 26, 2012 in Chicago. 

Competition Prizes

Applicants will compete for a $10,000 cash reward.

Other Info

Competitors will be judged on the opportunity of the technology in the market, and how clearly and concisely the company articulates their business plan.