Midwest Bioprocessing Center Receives $1.87MM NIH Phase II SBIR Award to Develop Glycans for Antiviral Research

January 20, 2022

Peoria, IL (January 20, 2022) – The Midwest Bioprocessing Center (MBC), a leading producer of bio-based chemicals for human health and nutrition, announced that it has been award a $1.87MM grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a variety of new monosaccharides, oligosaccharides, and glycans needed for the study of viral glycobiology and […]


The Midwest Bioprocessing Center Announces Acquisition of iActive Naturals Clean Health and Beauty Ingredient Platform

March 25, 2021

Peoria, IL (March 24, 2021) – The Midwest Bioprocessing Center (MBC), a leading producer of bio-based chemicals for human health and nutrition, announced today that it has acquired the technology, product line and production assets of iActive™ Naturals from the Biotechnology Research and Development Corporation (BRDC).


The Midwest Bioprocessing Center Announces Phase I SBIR Funding from the NIH to Synthesize Deoxysugars

December 8, 2020

Peoria, IL (September 1, 2020) – The Midwest Bioprocessing Center (MBC), a leading producer of unique carbohydrates for human health and nutrition, announced today that it has received a $183,138 Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health in support of its project entitled “Engineering Methylotrophic Yeast for in […]


The Midwest Bioprocessing Center Announces Acquisition of zuCarb™ Rare Sugars Technology

July 27, 2019

Peoria, IL (July 27, 2019) – The Midwest Bioprocessing Center (MBC), a leading producer of unique carbohydrates for human health and nutrition, announced today that it has acquired the zuCarb™ Rare Sugars technology platform from zuChem Inc. Founded in 2003, zuChem’s long-term mission was to develop novel carbohydrate technology for a variety of food and pharmaceutical applications.