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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.

19Mar2019
TENANT: PhotoniCare | CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

Photonicare biomedical engineer Heather Howard is a Harvard graduate who joined the medical device company after her husband took a position as a University of Illinois faculty member.

"The Research Park (where PhotoniCare is located) was a big factor in our decision to come here," Howard told the News-Gazette's Paul Wood. "I enjoy working surrounded by so much innovation and I love not dealing with Boston traffic every day!"

13Mar2019
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

On March 12, the University of Illinois Research Park hosted its 13th annual Career Fair at the I Hotel and Conference Center.

Attending students had the opportunity to learn about what companies in the Park were doing in addition to internship and full-time employment opportunities that are available. The event saw over 500 students attend throughout the day.

05Mar2019
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Moore Prize Check Presentation TellTail
TellTail Receives 2019 Edwin Moore Family Agriculture Innovation Prize 
28Feb2019
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
angela green-miller

Angela Green-Miller, co-founder of animal production software startup TellTail and an associate, was featured in the Sunday News-Gazette's WiredIn interview column. TellTail recently moved into the EnterpriseWorks incubator, but has been working on commercializing its technology for more than a year. 

27Feb2019
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Innovation Celebration Sponsorship

The Research Park salutes all of the finalists for the 14th Annual Innovation Celebration, as announced by Champaign County Economic Development Corporation on Tuesday. 

The winner of each award category will be honored at Innovation Celebration 2019, held at Parkland College on Friday, March 29 from 5:30 – 8:30 PM. 

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