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Ryan Shelton, CEO of PhonotiCare, was profiled in Sunday's "Wired In" column in the News-Gazette

"Part of the reason I'm ambitious about solving this problem is that both my children had chronic ear disease in the first year of their lives. Tube surgery is the most common surgery in children. No other product can look through the eardrum like that."

CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
AWARE Accelerating Women And underRepresented Entrepreneurs

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign receives National Science Foundation funding to open opportunities in science and technology entrepreneurship

CHAMPAIGN -- A National Science Foundation grant will fund a new program (NSF Award #1464507) to encourage and support the participation of more women and those from underrepresented groups in the science and technology entrepreneurial ecosystem at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

The News-Gazette featured Hot Spot Response founder Lance Liggett as this week's "high-tech difference maker". 

You can read his Nov. 15 interview for the paper's Wired In column here


Intelligent Medical Objects, Inc. has been named Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune for two consecutive years (2014-2015).  Top Workplaces recognizes successful companies as the ones that the employees believe in.


New Office to Strengthen Recruiting and Research Ties with the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois

SAN FRANCISCO – November 11, 2015 – Granular, a leader in farm management software, has expanded its operations to the Midwest, opening a regional headquarters in the University of Illinois Research Park.  

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New York City, NY, 11-10-2015– Quicket Solutions is pleased to announce today that Amazon Web Services (AWS) at the New York Technology Forum has named Quicket a winner of the AWS City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge for the Partners in Innovation Award category. The Forum, which hosts technology decision makers from across the country, highlights innovative technology solutions in the public sector. As a winner, Quicket will receive $25,000 in credits for AWS services.


The News-Gazette featured Xerion Advanced Battery Corp. CEO John Busbee as this week's "high-tech difference maker". 

You can read his interview for the paper's Wired In column here.


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Agrible, Inc., an agriculture software company specializing in predictive analytics tools for growers, today (Nov. 6) held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new headquarters located in the Research Park at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The new office reflects Agrible’s expansive growth and recent milestones, including the launch of its flagship product, Morning Farm Report, its $4.1 Million in Series A Funding led by Serra Ventures, and its partnership with ADM Crop Risk Services.


On Wednesday, Caterpillar hosted a Startup Challenge at their Industrial Design Center in Mossville, Illinois. Ten companies participated in the challenge including an EnterpriseWorks graduate, Autonomic Materials, Inc. 

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