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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has launched a startup accelerator for student ventures on its campus. 13 startup companies, all founded by UIUC students, will participate in the new 9-week program. 

TENANT: FlipWord

Research Park tenant FlipWord is making waves with their language-learning software. FlipWord, an extension for Google Chrome, lets users to browse the web while simultaneously translating some words to create a passive language-learning experience. 


Research Park's Open House made waves througout Champaign-Urbana this weekend, drawing members of the community to the EnterpriseWorks building to leard more about the entrepreneurial hub.


The News-Gazette profiles EnterpriseWorks' newest tenant, Quicket Solutions. Quicket has developed a system that simplifies writing tickets for police officers and transmits the information to court systems, the Illinois secretary of state's office and other government agencies. Quicket was founded by a University of Illinois alumni Christiaan Burner, who developed the system during his tenure at the University. 

CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts is partnering with Fox/Atkins Development, LLC and the University of Illinois for a free two-show series of summer concerts at the University of Illinois Research Park. The performance space and seating area are located just south of the Atkins Building at the corner of First Street and St. Mary’s Road in Champaign.

According to the US Census Bureau, Champaign was the fastest growing city in Illinois over the last 5 years. Since April 2010, Champaign grew by 4.2 percent, bringing the total population to 84,513 people. 

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TENANT: OceanComm | CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

EnterpriseWorks startup OceanComm was named one of the oil and gas industry's most promising technology startups at the Rice Alliance Startup Roundup in Houston earlier this month.


Business Insider recaps a new report on the top destinations for young college graduates which names Champaign-Urbana one of the country's top small cities for educated millenials, and one of the reasons Champaign-Urbana made the grade is its "abundance of tech startups." The University of Illinois Research Park has more than 90 tech companies, including more than 45 startups in the EnterpriseWorks incubator. 

TENANT: Inprentus Inc. | CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

WCIA Channel 3 came to the Research Park to see what was happening on Innovation Day in Illinois, only to discover that Innovation Day is every day.