Tenant Directory

Biotechnology|www.abbott.com

Abbott Laboratories conducts research and develops products primarily for human nutrition and pharmaceutical manufacturing quality. Nutritional products include items for infants through adults, including ingredients like prebiotics, which aid in the healthy development of the immune system.

Biotechnology|www.abbvie.com

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. AbbVie employs approximately 25,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries.

Clean Technology|www.adm.com

Archer Daniels Midland Company is one of the largest agricultural processors in the world. Serving as a vital link between farmers and consumers, we take crops and process them to make food ingredients, animal feed ingredients, renewable fuels and naturally derived alternatives to industrial chemicals. Because everything ADM does beings with agriculture, our partnership with the farming community is vital. Farmers are essential to the overall economy, and that's why we work to be essential to them-creating thousands of products from their crops, hundreds of markets for their crops.

Software/Hardware

AgLVT uses GIS software platforms for linking database information to valuation decisions for farmland. Clients include appraisers, financial institutions, investors, and farm operators. AgLVT is developing a web-based automated farmland appraisal system to incorporate detailed geospatial analyses for fine-grained differentiation for variables that impact the cost of owning and operating farmland.

Software/Hardware|www.ag-informatics.com

Agrible is a big data technology and data products company, focused on providing innovative science that farmers and ag companies can use easily every day to improve their production with cloud-based delivery systems. Products are currently sold to independent growers, soil test laboratories, crop consultants, insurance agents, commodities companies, traders, and major ag chemical companies developing seed technologies and new production methods.

Software/Hardware|www.ds.uillinois.edu

Decision Support (DS) is a Business Intelligence Competency Center for the University of Illinois. DS is responsible for scoping, designing, and delivering solutions to business problems using a combination of enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence frameworks. DS supports the University by managing the data warehouse, providing data access, supporting staff report development, and providing data education and training.

Other/Business/Consulting|http://akunacapital.com/

Akuna Capital is a fast-growing boutique trading house that specializes in derivatives market-making and arbitrage. We pair up experienced and talented traders with our innovative IT department to create a flexible and dynamic approach to trading. Akuna Capital’s lean structure enables us to fully concentrate our resources on the most profitable markets in the US, providing liquidity to the market whilst minimizing trading risk through efficient hedging strategies.

Clean Technology|www.andalyze.com

ANDalyze offers products for testing water contamination using catalytic DNA technologies. The company has developed a methodology for detecting and quantifying chemical levels based on the recent discovery of the catalytic properties of DNA. This technology and product is a universal platform that offers simple, fast, inexpensive and reliable detection of trace metals and other target chemicals in water. ANDalyze currently has early revenue and offers a proprietary hand held fluorimeter and sensor kits for lead, uranium, mercury and copper for sale.

Other/Business/Consulting

The Bud Lab will focus on data analytics, developing data research and innovation to solve problems ranging from assortment optimization, social media and market trends to large scale data initiatives, bringing together the University of Illinois’ top talent with the company’s portfolio of leading beer brands in a vibrant environment designed to stimulate innovative thinking.

Biotechnology|www.aptimmune.com

Founded by Professor Frederico Zuckermann, Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois, Aptimmune aims to bring to the market effective vaccines against Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS), the most economically important disease of swine afflicting the operation of commercial swine farms worldwide.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|atspinnovations.com

ATSP Innovations LLC was formed in 2010 and is engaged in developing and commercializing a new family of resins (Aromatic Thermosetting coPolyesters, i.e. ATSP) that demonstrate robustness in severe thermal and mechanical environments and thus can be introduced into many applications with demanding performance and lifetime requirements. Development of the ATSP family of resins heralds a major advance for the field of wear and lubrication.

Software/Hardware

AutoScout is developing automated computational algorithms suitable for the automated analysis of football video. Automated tasks include video editing and automated semantic analysis of game footage and statistic extraction. Algorithms include estimating camera location and motion, tracking player movements on the field, and understanding player actions. This will ultimately lead to automated inferences, and thus assist in the development of, team strategies.

Other/Business/Consulting|http://www.axiscapital.com/

AXIS Reinsurance Company is a New York domiciled property and casualty insurance company, licensed in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Canada and an authorized reinsurer in Brazil and Mexico. The Company’s ultimate parent is AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, a Bermuda-based global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance. AXIS Reinsurance Company has been assigned an A.M. Best Company financial strength rating of "A" ("Excellent") and “A+” (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s.

BioAnalytics is an early-stage biotechnology company focused on designing the next generation of immuneassay technology. BioAnalytics has developed a novel technique, which reduces the number of assay steps required for protein quantification, resulting in faster and more accurate multiplexed assays. This technology is broadly compatible with nearly every existing immunoassay platform, allowing for applications in food and water quality control, academic research, pharmaceutical development, and medical diagnostics.

Other/Business/Consulting

Bragg & Associates provides consulting services on youth and low-skill adult transition to college and employment, including the transformation of community colleges to improve education and employment performance. Founded by Professor Debra Bragg, Department of Education, Policy, Organization, and Leadership, and Professor Michael Bragg, College of Engineering, University of Illinois.

Software/Hardware|www.casicorp.com

CASI has been developing and licensing mission-critical solvers for solutions of linear systems for over a decade. These are widely used in the areas of Engineering Analysis and VLSI Simulation. These solvers are used by over 70,000 users worldwide.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|www.caterpillar.com

The Caterpillar Simulation Center utilizes simulation technology to optimize product and process designs while reducing overall development time and cost. The center addresses engineering design issues such as materials processing, manufacturing processing, and structural analysis.

Software/Hardware|www.cazoodle.com

Cazoodle provides software and internet services for Web search, integration, and mining, with a central objective to "deepen" search on the Web to access the vast amount of data beyond the reach of current search engines. The company focuses on developing a suite of solutions for enabling data-aware search to both the surface and the deep Web, aiming at supporting the pressing demand of building vertical search services in specialized domains on the Web.

Software/Hardware

CharmWorks Inc. plans to create robust versions of the University software called Charm . Charm is a system for helping programmers write science and engineering applications for powerful computers, such as clusters. The software includes multiple components including adaptive runtime libraries, performance analysis tools, debuggers, visualization tools etc.

Other/Business/Consulting|http://www.nobellearning.com/

Chesterbrook Academy believes in offering families affordable, quality education along with flexible hours. At Chesterbrook Academy, there are year-round opportunities for your child to learn and develop in a loving and secure environment. They offer extended hours before and after school to children from infancy through eighth grade, along with summer camp.

Biotechnology|www.chromatininc.com

Chromatin is focused on sorghum — a high-yielding, nutrient-efficient, and drought tolerant crop that is vital to meeting the world’s growing demand for sustainable agricultural systems and can be cultivated on over 80% of the world’s agricultural land.

Software/Hardware|http://www.citrix.com/

Citrix Systems acquired Bytemobile in 2012, a company that was originally founded by University of Illinois Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Constantine Polychronopoulos. The engineering team in the Research Park makes products and technology to provide video optimization for mobile devices. The company has developed proprietary platforms and algorithms to meet the needs of mobile network operations and enterprises worldwide. Citrix Systems, Inc.

The Cline Center aims to enhance the operation of democracy through rigorous study and open dialogue.

Common Ground is developing knowledge communities which meet in person at annual conferences. Common Ground is a meeting place for people, ideas, and dialogue. The company has evolved into a producer and manager of content for print and the internet.

Clean Technology|www.dioxidematerials.com

Dioxide Materials Inc. is a startup based in Champaign IL that is developing products for CO2 sensing and CO2 utilization based on a patent pending catalyst that allows CO2 conversion to occur at record selectivity and energy efficiency (>97% selectivity and >80% overall energy efficiency). Our long term goal is to create a new chemical value chain using carbon dioxide feedstock and renewable energy (instead of oil and gas) to obtain high value fuels and chemicals.

Dow
Software/Hardware|http://www.dow.com/

The Dow Innovation Center is an information technology development center that will develop data management solutions to drive value and accelerate discovery in the Research & Development (R&D) organizations throughout Dow.

Other/Business/Consulting

EcoTextures provides a full range of professional environmental sustainability consulting services for buildings ranging from diagnosis assessments to LEED Certification. EcoTextures aids building owners in saving operations costs and energy. EcoTextures also provides environmental stewardship services projects in local school districts and grant writing services for entities seeking equipment or resources to help achieve sustainability goals.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|www.electroninks.com

Founded by Dr. Brett Walker, Materials Science & Engineering, University of Illinois. Electroninks makes reactive silver inks for different printing processes that can be patterned via inkjet, flexopress, aerosol jet, and other low viscosity processes. Through the help of a successful Kickstarter campaign their CircuitScribe products are being manufactured for STEM learning.

The administrative of EnterpriseWorks supports the operations, marketing, and programming for the Research Park.

Clean Technology|www.ep-pure.com

EP Purification develops prototypes for a series of ozone generators based on microplasma technology. Offering ozone "throughputs" ranging from 10 grams/hour to more than 1 kg/hour, those reactors will have a footprint at least an order of magnitude smaller than those available with conventional technology.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering

Founded by Prof Brian Cunningham, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois. Exalt Diagnostics will use Photonic Crystal Enhanced Fluorescence technology for detection of protein, DNA, and MRNA disease biomarkers for applications in human healthcare, animal health, and agriculture.

Software/Hardware

The fNograph is a database of millennial mindsets. Its a customizable tool that lets companies visually verify how millennials live around the world. Clients can observe how different consumer segments make product and lifestyle decisions in a fast and simple video format. The fNograph is a simple and easy way to observe and interview consumer segments from around the world.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|bit.ly/XDDMYb

Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited (“FIT”) focuses on the development, manufacturing and marketing of electronic and optoelectronic connectors, antennas, acoustic components, cables and modules for applications in computers, communication equipment, consumer electronics, automobiles, industrial and green energy field products. With offices and manufacturing sites located in Asia, the Americas and Europe, FIT is a global leader in the supply of precision components.

Biotechnology|glucosentient.com

The Personal Glucose Meter (PGM) is a widely available and proven medical device that is used by millions of diabetics around the globe. Today’s glucose meter is the culmination of over 30 years of engineering and development efforts to make it do one thing extraordinarily well: measure blood glucose levels anytime, anywhere. At GlucoSentient, we have developed a powerful technology that is transforming the PGM into a device that is capable of quantitatively and conveniently detecting other non-glucose targets.

Other/Business/Consulting|http://www.grainger.com/

Grainger is North America’s leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products, with operations in Asia, Europe and Latin America. The company helps customers save time and money by providing the right products and solutions to keep facilities up and running.

Other/Business/Consulting

Accounting Consultant and Contractor for new ventures

Software/Hardware|www.hdfgroup.org

The HDF Group provides open source data management solutions to government, academe, business and industry for managing any kind of data, especially large or complex scientific and engineering data collections. HDF technologies address the problems of how to manage, preserve and extract maximum use of data in the face of enormous growth in size and complexity. Our software is used world-wide in many fields, including environmental sciences, physics, aerospace, and corporate research and development, among others.

Biotechnology

HYX Biotech LLC provides technical support for the product development, process optimization and marketing of its parent company, Hunan Hong Ying Xiang Biochemistry Industry Co., Ltd., which produces enzymes that can be used in biofuels, food products, animal feed, paper industry, textile, etc. We devote ourselves to create a cleaner world and better lives. Our mission is to become a premier international leader in the research and development of enzymes.

Other/Business/Consulting|http://stayatthei.com/

The I Hotel and Conference Center will exceed your expectations with our personal attention to detail. You’ll find a stylishly distinctive aura and upscale room essentials, modern spaces and dining that is a little classic, a little daring.

Refresh, relax, and sleep tight. Let us impress you with rooms and suites that blend luxury and comfort to help you unwind after a long day and recharge your batteries for the next.

Experience the I, where we will create a memorable experience that invites you to keep coming back.

University Units|appliedresearch.illinois.edu

The Illinois Applied Research Institute was formed in 2012 to support the University of Illinois’ role as a recognized leader in public research in the areas of engineering, science, technology, business, agriculture, medicine, and more.

Software/Hardware|www.illinoisrocstar.com

IllinoisRocstar uses simulation software to employ first-principles based physics for high-fidelity numerical analysis of fluid flows, combustion, materials, structures, and their interaction in changing geometries.

Biotechnology|immuven.com

ImmuVen Inc., is a biotechnology company with novel technology to discover and develop new biotherapeutics to treat cancer, infectious disease, and autoimmune disorders. Based on proprietary technology developed in the laboratory of its scientific founder, ImmuVen’s platform allows rapid selection and optimization of T cell receptors with high affinity to targets in cancer, infections, and autoimmune pathways. ImmuVen has been supported through a combination of initial seed funding, federal grants, and collaborative work with pharmaceutical companies.

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. Funds are used to improve the energy performance of dwellings of needy families using the most advanced technologies and testing protocols available in the housing industry. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) provides funding to states, U.S. overseas territories, and Indian tribal governments, which manage the day-to-day details of the program.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|www.inprentus.com

Inprentus, Inc., manufactures ultrahigh precision diffraction gratings for x-ray applications. Our technology is a novel, dual-atomic-force microscope-based mechanical lithography method that allows high-precision patterning with nanometer precision over areas of ~10 cm squared or greater, and is particularly well suited to fabricating diffractive optics. Our initial customer base is synchrotron light source facilities, but we intend to branch into lab-based chemical analysis, EUV lithography, etc., on a longer time scale.

Software/Hardware|inscites.com

Inscites is a National Science Foundation funded digital start-up developed by scientists to integrate into a researchers workflow and allow easy/secure knowledge curation and collaboration. By leveraging digital technologies, Inscites increases the return on investment on research spending.

Software/Hardware|http://instarecon.com

InstaRecon, Inc. is a supplier of technology and services to imaging scanner equipment makers and supply chain partners. The company’s patented algorithms increase the computational efficiency of image reconstruction in CT, PET, SPECT, and MRI by a factor of 20-100. InstaRecon’s technology can simultaneously improve image quality, increase reconstruction speed, and reduce reconstruction engine cost.

Software/Hardware|http://www.e-imo.com/

IMO's mission is to provide innovative, medical informatics tools that enable caregivers and patients to improve decision-making and efficiency to realize better health care while providing the performance and reward mechanisms for career opportunities and personal growth of IMO employees.

Biotechnology|www.intelliwheels.net

IntelliWheels is in the business of providing independent mobility to wheelchair users around the world. Our patent pending geared wheels make any wheelchair twice as easy to push thanks to a simple 2:1 gear ratio. We are proud to manufacture our products in Illinois, and we never stop innovating.

Other/Business/Consulting

Healthy products for weight management and/or for cardio health

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|http://www.deere.com/

John Deere is the leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery in the world. This machinery includes tractors,combine harvesters, balers, planters/seeders, ATVs and forestry equipment. John Deere also supplies construction equipment.

University Units|www.jumptrading.com

Jump Trading is committed to innovation in the area of financial technology and to developing sophisticated strategies for trading. The company is privately held and trades across all major asset classes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Jump Trading was founded in 1999 and has its headquarters in Chicago with additional locations in New York, London, and Singapore.

Software/Hardware|http://lextech.com

Lextech develops mobile software applications for business. These include business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-employee (B2E) mobile, web, and embedded apps for the mobile workforce. Lextech engineers applications for customers in almost every industry.

The scope of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences spans the breadth of human endeavor. Within its more than 50 academic units, faculty and students are pursuing knowledge on scales that stretch from the subatomic to the cosmic and from the individual to the global.

We fondly refer to LAS as the heart of the University because of its fundamental role in all education and research. Of course it is much more. It is also its soul.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|http://www.littelfuse.com

Littelfuse products are vital components in virtually every market that uses electrical energy, from consumer electronics to automobiles, commercial vehicles and industrial equipment. Littlefuse is also expanding beyond circuit protection with complementary product offerings including power distribution centers for mining operations, generator controls and protection for marine applications, heavy-duty switches for commercial vehicles and electromechanical sensors used in the automotive industry.

Software/Hardware|lumenous.co

Creates computer vision technology to make projection mapping easier, cheaper, and more powerful in advertising. Company launched by three leading computer science PhD students with expertise and licensing history in computer vision technologies.

Other/Business/Consulting|mammothtrading.com

Limited natural resources require ingenuity to manage wisely. Mammoth Trading develops market platforms that match buyers and sellers of natural resource use rights while maintaining anonymity and confidentiality of customer information. Trading resource use rights is typically time-consuming and expensive because of complex regulatory and legal requirements. Mammoth Trading offers a solution that saves businesses time and money.

Biotechnology|www.midasyn.com

midasyn is commercializing a technology platform that will enable the automated synthesis of small molecules. The company will provide services as well as the sale of molecules, chemical libraries, reagents, and small molecule synthesizers.

Software/Hardware

Providing Services(Knowledge score) to Learn, Self Assessment and comparative analysis to identify gaps in knowledge. Students, parents and teachers can use these scores to develop personalized learning plans.

Software/Hardware|www.multicorewareinc.com

MulticoreWare Inc is a Software and Systems Integration solutions company which provides heterogeneous multicore solutions for high performance computing applications using multicore and many core processors. MulticoreWare provides tools for creating and porting software to heterogeneous and homogenous multicore environments, offer algorithms optimized for multicore environments and provide consulting services for its clients in their transition to multicore environments.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|www.nanositech.com

NanoSi makes silicon nanoparticles that are scalable to commercial application. The ultra small fluorescent silicon nanoparticles and nanoconjugates utilize commercially available silicon wafer material in a new highly catalyzed electrochemical etching procedure to produce fluorescent silicon nanoparticles, FSP, of great interest for biomedical, optoelectronic and low power electronic applications.

Software/Hardware|www.network-perception.com

Professor William Sanders and David Nichol launched this company from the Information Trust Institute to commercialize the NetAPT tool to solve complex interactions between distributed and layered networking systems. Their tool will provide in-depth security analysis capabilities for utilities and other complex systems.

Biotechnology

Onconostic Technologies Inc.(formerly Oracle Biosciences) is developing a single gene-based clinical assay for diagnosis and prognosis for Basal-like breast cancer for use in clinical diagnostics and subtyping.

Other/Business/Consulting|http://www.openprairie.com/

Open Prairie Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm investing in promising IT, wireless communication and life science technology companies. Open Prairie applies both it's capital and team's expertise to focus on companies with efficient capital usage and disruptive technologies. With offices in Illinois and Kansas City, Open Prairie's national reach and unique access to investment opportunities throughout the Midwest region has allowed the firm to build a diverse portfolio of growth technology companies.

Biotechnology|phioptics.org

Phi Optics, Inc. is an optical microscopy company that empowers life science researchers to explore deeper, discover more, and ultimately cure better. Our product is an electro-optic device that attaches to new and existing research grade optical microscopes and provides faster and more accurate imaging of live cells and tissues than currently possible with the state-of-the-art technology.

Biotechnology|www.photonicareinc.com

A line of portable biomedical optical imaging products based on a novel imaging system suitable for use in the field of primary care medicine, or for front-line healthcare services such as retail convenient care clinics, optometrists, or dental care clinics. These products will utilize a technology called optical coherence tomography (OCT), which is a non-invasive optical imaging technique capable of providing high-resolution three-dimensional images of tissue structure in real-time.

Ploughman Analytics, Inc is a consultancy devoted to helping clients achieve their organizational objectives through the use of geographic information systems (GIS), business intelligence and data warehousing, operations research techniques, and knowledge management. Given the strongly geographic nature of agriculture and energy, Ploughman Analytics focuses on supporting these industries.

Software/Hardware|www.powerworld.com

PowerWorld Corporation offers products and services that make power system analysis and operation more powerful and efficient. The company's wide range of products provide the tools needed by transmission planners, power marketers, system operators, and educators, for instance.

Software/Hardware|http://www.rsystemsinc.com/

HPC resources provider, R-Systems, N.A., Inc., based at the Research Park at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is reaping the results of organizations shifting their HPC needs to external providers. The company has a significant number of clients in manufacturing that are experiencing major internal computing-capacity constraints. R-Systems' utility-computing model is ideal for such clients.

Other/Business/Consulting

Rao Research is a Civil Engineering consulting company engaged in research and technology transfer services in the areas of highway materials, pavement analysis and design, performance prediction, nondestructive testing, and value engineering. Potential clients are primarily highway agencies (both Federal and State), industry, and other larger consulting entities.

Software/Hardware|www.trustedcs.com

Trusted Computer Solutions (TCS) is the industry leader in high assurance commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products. TCS products and services enable government and commercial organizations to securely share information while protecting vital information assets. TCS solutions are successfully in use today securing a wide variety of computer applications for government and commercial customers.

Software/Hardware|rithmio.com

Rithmio is a data analytics software company with an analytics engine based on research originally funded by the US Air Force for missile guidance and satellite navigation applications. Our first product is a gesture recognition system for wearable devices.

Riverbed Technology is the pioneer and, with over 4,000 customers, the worldwide technology and market share leader in wide-area data services (WDS). Riverbed provides the first and only comprehensive WDS solution to a host of severe problems that have effectively prevented enterprises from sharing applications and data across wide areas. By wide area, we mean anywhere in the world. Between Chicago and New York. Or between Seattle and Shanghai.

SC4
Biotechnology

There is a pressing need for new and improved feedstock cultivars for the emerging lignocellulosic bioenergy industry, especially in moist subtropical parts of the U.S. SC4 aims to become the leading supplier of innovative germplasm for this emerging market. We are addressing this need by using a time-tested, parallel-path business strategy of fast-tracking evaluation and commercialization of materials that currently exist in the various public breeding programs, while concurrently building a wider, purpose-built germplasm development pipeline.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|serionix.com

Serionix is an advanced materials company developing high performance filtration technologies to remove toxic or unwanted chemicals from air and water. Serionix purification is differentiated by game-changing performance (our fibrous adsorbents and ion-exchange materials work 10-100 times faster than conventional products), well-defined selectivity for targeted chemicals, and potential for low-cost production.

Other/Business/Consulting|www.serraventures.com

Serra Ventures, Inc. offers professional advisory services in business strategy, capital formation, transitional executive leadership and organization development. The firm specializes in high technology enterprises, but works frequently with middle market organizations representing a variety of products and markets.

Software/Hardware|servabosafe.com

Servabo is a self-protection technology company, and we are dedicated to reducing the frequency of violent crime. In the U.S. alone, a violent crime occurs every 22.2 seconds. In order to prevent these crimes we are pairing proven engineering methods with cutting edge technology to provide innovative solutions to everyday security concerns. From quickly and discreetly notifying friends of an emergency to providing enhanced safety measures, Servabo is here to keep you safe and secure.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering

Silverscreen is developing Milkshield, a technology that extends milk’s shelf-life. When immersed in milk, Milkshield inhibits pathogenic bacteria, keeping refrigerated and unrefrigerated milk fresh.

Biotechnology|sim-next.com

SIMnext designs and creates portable, affordable simulation devices for the healthcare industry, focusing on improving education and patient outcomes. Working alongside the OSF hospital system based in Peoria, IL, our team of engineers work to design solutions for practicing clinicians, device manufacturers and medical students. Combining technology and artistry, SIMnext works to bring medical innovation to life.

Other/Business/Consulting|http://www.singletonlawfirm.com

Singleton Law Firm, P.C. is dedicated to serving the legal needs of business and individual clients of east central Illinois with an emphasis in the areas of corporate, intellectual property (including patent, trademark, and copyright) and commercial real estate law.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|www.spectroclick.com

Spectroclick seeks to allow every person on earth to measure the make up of water, soil, and biological samples for themselves. Is your water safe to drink? Do you have an infection? Is there enough phosphorus in the soil? Use our instruments and reactant packets and find out! SpectroClick puts spectroscopy in the palm of your hand with the Answers At Hand™ AAH line of spectrometers. Anyone with access to a USB port can use our patent-pending SpectroBurst™ technology.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|www.starfireindustries.com

Starfire Industries LLC specializes in innovative plasma engineering across a range of markets, including aerospace, defense, nuclear, homeland security and manufacturing semiconductors. Plasma technologies are ubiquitous across industry, touching nearly every computer chip produced and every satellite flying over the earth. As a result, there are many novel applications waiting to be discovered to improve a product or process.

Other/Business/Consulting|http://www.sfresearchcenter.com

State Farm Insurance Companies at the Research Park provides an opportunity for staff and UIUC students to guide and support State Farm's programs with high-level research.

Materials/Nanotech/Engineering|www.tiptek.com

Tiptek manufacturs ultra-hard and ultra-sharp probes for atomic force microscopy (AFM) applications. Tiptek's AFM probes have tips that are coated with an extremely hard conductive coating and then sharpened to a radius-of-curvature of under 5 nm. This combination of hard coating and sharpening means that Tiptek's AFM probes enable the user to obtain very high resolution AFM images over long periods of use, unlike conventional probes constructed of silicon or silicon nitride which quickly suffer from degraded resolution owing to tip wear.

Software/Hardware|http://www.turn.com/

Turn helps power the world's largest advertisers and trading desks through technology that delivers real-time data insights on campaign performance.

The University of Illinois China Executive Leadership Program (CELP) was created in 1993 to provide executive education programs for senior managers from Chinese businesses, government agencies and academic institutions. Since its inception, CELP has hosted over 160 delegations. More than 3,500 high level business leaders, scientists, government officials, bank directors and academicians from every region of China have participated in and graduated from CELP.

University Units|http://olli.illinois.edu/

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with support from the Bernard Osher Foundation, is part of a national network that recognizes learning has no age limits. Through a rich array of lifelong learning opportunities, members are inspired to take a fresh look at themselves, their world, and the possibilities that await them. OLLI at UIUC will be a member-led community of peers.

The Office of Business and Financial Services (OBFS) supports the business and financial operations of the University of Illinois and assists units in their daily operations. OBFS seeks to employ the best business practices to balance operating efficiencies with essential controls for safeguarding the Universitys assets. OBFS serves the University of Illinois community on all three of its campuses: Chicago, Springfield, and Urbana-Champaign.

University Units

The Speech-Language Pathology Clinic serves approximately 200 children and adults annually providing the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. Individual and group therapy is provided by clinical instructors or graduate students, under the supervision of an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certified Speech-Language Pathologist.

University Units

The College of Fine and Applied Arts is a community of artists, designers, performers, and scholars dedicated to teaching skills by placing emphasis on the primacy of the creative process, on contributing to the future development of culture, and on a deep engagement with the society.

This facility is managed by the Security Management Office of the University of Illinois, which reports to the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Software/Hardware|www.veriflowsystems.com

Network security architecture, founded by Computer Science professors Dr. Brighten Godfrey and Matthew Casear. A software system to automatically verify whether computer networks are operating securely and correctly, and assist network operators in determining the cause of problems.

Software/Hardware|http://www.waterborne-env.com/

Waterborne Environmental provides consulting services related to non-point source pollution and the environment. The organization has developed and applied field instrumentation technology to address chemical partitioning, degradation, and dispersion of atypical and complex urban and agricultural settings.

Other/Business/Consulting|waymarksystems.org

WayMark Systems is a double-bottom-line company dedicated to enabling stakeholder alignment in complex systems. Begun with technology pioneered under National Science Foundation funding, we have a patent pending on new ways to visualize alignment and misalignment. We have both an entrepreneurial bottom line and a social bottom line, where performance on each is tracked.

Software/Hardware|www.wolfram.com

Wolfram Research is one of the world's most respected software companies. As pioneers in computational science they have pursued a long-term vision to develop the science, technology, and tools to make computation a force today and in the future. Mathematica is their core product that has launched modern technical computing and has now become the world's most powerful global computation.

Clean Technology|xerionbattery.com

Xerion Advanced Battery Corp. (XABC) is a technology startup located in the Research Park at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that is dedicated to the commercialization and manufacture of advanced batteries. The company is currently commercializing a nanostructured electrode architecture, called StructurePoreTM, that was developed in the research group of Professor Paul Braun, and is exclusively licensed by the University to XABC. StructurePoreTM enables high power, high capacity batteries with enhanced safety and cycle life , all at reduced cost.

Software/Hardware|www.yahoo-inc.com

Here at the Research Park, the Yahoo! staff focuses on two major projects both involving cloud computing. As a Hadoop Center of Excellence, a team of engineers works on Hadoop, an open-source software framework that allows massive data processing distributed across thousands of nodes and petabytes worth of data. Another team works on a data pipeline project that handles, aggregates and processes data generated from clicks on Yahoo!'s advertising platforms.