May Research Park Announcements

May 04, 2016

RESEARCH PARK ANNOUNCEMENTS

Food Trucks to Return to Research Park 

As the weather gets nicer and the academic year comes to a close, food trucks will be returning to Research Park. For the most updated schedule and information checkresearchpark.illinois.edu/FoodTrucks regularly.

Research Park Softball League Organizing 

We are getting a head start on organizing the Research Park summer softball league. Anyone who works in the Research Park is eligible to play. Companies can sign up an entire team or individuals/groups can be placed on another team. We are also looking for a new coordinator of the league. If you are interested in playing in the league, or want to be put on our list to receive more information as it becomes available, please contact Jenny Kim (jskim3@illinois.edu)

AgNode I-Corps, May-June in Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign's Technology Entrepreneur Center in conjunction with University of Michigan's Center for Entrepreneurship, is hosting an I-Corps training session agriculture related technologies. The program is designed to help companies transition towards a successful SBIR application or venture funding, based on the highly successful NSF I-Corps program format. This program offers a customized curriculum to help participating researchers discover the commercial potential of their technology in the Agriculture industry.The four main areas include: Animal production and protection; Crop production and protection; Natural resources and sustainable Ag; systems and nutrition; Food safety and quality. More information, Contact Jed Taylor (jedt@illinois.edu).

Research Park Job Board

Interested in working for Research Park? Check out our Job Board for available full-time, part-time, and internship positions. New openings are added regularly.

Intern Professional Development Workshop Series

Research Park will begin the weekly Intern Summer Workshop Series on June 7th.