Recent News

16May2019
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Research Park University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

CHAMPAIGN - The University of Illinois Board of Trustees today transferred oversight of the University of Illinois Research Park from the U. of I. System to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

14May2019

Reconstruct, a Research Park startup, has closed a $7.7 million series A round

03May2019

St. Mary’s Road, which borders Research Park at its northern entrance, will receive a $1.7 million makeover starting in 2021. This will improve safety and connectivity to other areas.

25Apr2019
ARI GE Additive Manufacturing System Ribbon Cutting April 25

The College of Engineering and representatives from GE Additive today marked the installation of a GE Metal Additive Manufacturing System (the Concept Laser Mlab 100R) at the Illinois Applied Research Institute.

22Apr2019

The University of Illinois Daily Illini highlighted the AARP Tech Nest at the Research Park, led by director Miranda Kemp.

15Apr2019
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Jobs created by startups Illinois

A report released April 12 examining entrepreneurship at Illinois universities shows explosive growth in university-supported entrepreneurship over the past decade, fueling the state's innovation economy. 

12Apr2019

The 2019 Agriculture Technology Innovation Summit was a success yet again, bringing

together the biggest agriculture companies and brightest minds in agtech to discuss

new ideas that will revolutionize the farming industry. The AgTech Summit is a

04Apr2019

IllinoisVENTURES is a capital firm devoted to assissting entrepreneurs, including faculty, students and alumni from the three campuses of the University of Illinois System. In its March 28, 2019 issue, The Daily Illini elaborates on how IllinoisVENTURES helps students get closer to achieving their entrepreneurial dreams. 

04Apr2019

Every year, the community gathers at Parkland College for the Innovation Celebration - an event honoring the innovators and changemakers in the Champaign-Urbana area.

02Apr2019
TENANT: BP
Rendering of BP information technology center at UIRP

BP OPENS NEW CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS TO DEVELOP SUSTAINABLE IT SOLUTIONS

Champaign, Illinois (April 2, 2019) - The University of Illinois today announced that BP (NYSE: BP), one of the world’s largest energy companies, has opened an information technology center at the University of Illinois Research Park.

The new center will provide BP with better access to the next generation of talent to explore digital solutions and technologies to enhance the modernization of IT services for the company.

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