Biotechnology is a broad discipline that is utilized in multiple sectors, including but not limited to: drugs and pharmaceuticals/biomedicine, medical devices, equipment and research, agricultural biotechnology, biofuels, and more.

The vast majority of the bioprocessing talent and activity that resides in the Macon County and Champaign County regions are in the food manufacturing and biofuel production sectors.

Below are reports on the regional production sectors concerning biotechnology and manufacturing as a whole, as well as the food manufacturing subsector.

Food Manufacturing