Recent News

24Sep2018

On September 24, 2018, Linda McMahon, the 25th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration visited to tour Research Park and talked with companies about their experiences as entrepreneurs in the U.S. McMahon advocates on behalf of the 30 billion small businesses in America. She leads programs to help small businesses start, grow and succeed in business. 

21Sep2018

PitchBook is a company that shares years of data and research about private capital markets.  The company looks at the research of over 200 professionals to deliver an analysis of current trends.  Some of the areas this study looks at are the top universities producing venture backed entrepreneurs, top companies by capital raised, and top undergraduate universities for female founders.

12Sep2018

Mitch Minarick is no stranger to the University of Illinois. He’s worn the orange and blue as a Illinois student, he’s tailgated and cheered on the Illini, and he’s worked with startup programs right here at the Research Park.

30Aug2018

Part of the state funding allocated to the University of Illinois for the Discovery Partners Institute and its statewide innovation network will be used to continue the expansion of the University of Illinois Research Park, university leaders announced during a town hall on Wednesday, August 29. According to an announcement made by Chancellor Robert J. Jones, funding related to DPI will support further instructure that will support the growth of the Research Park. 

21Aug2018

Tonisha Thacker is an impressive University of Illinois undergraduate student and intern who exemplifies that innovation is not just for engineers and scientists. A double major in Sociology and Chemistry, she won Research Park’s Most Advanced Marketing-Business Development Intern Award at this summer's Intern Awards.

06Aug2018
Chris Harbourt

Chris Harbourt has a lot of experience in the Research Park.

02Aug2018

STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AND UIRP,LLC REGARDING THE SALE OF RESEARCH PARK BUILDINGS

02Aug2018

Interns from around the Research Park gathered on Thursday, July 26, 2018 for the Summer Picnic and Intern Awards--an evening of food, games, and awards for the most outstanding interns of the year.

30Jul2018

A Research Park startup is making great strides in providing healthcare providers with better diagnostic tools. The National Institue of Health’s Small Business Innovation Research program recently awarded Photonicare $2.1 million. This is not the first time the medical diagnostics startup has won significant funds and they intend to use this round for a several-hundred person study which will better help them earn FDA approval and bring the product to market next year.

27Jul2018
Froberg Aerospace
Froberg Aerospace, a new company in the EnterpriseWorks Incubator, is making leaps and bounds in the space industry. Steven Froberg is developing small-satellite propulsion technologies that are more cost- and fuel-efficient.  

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