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TENANT: HDF Group | CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Innovation Celebration Winners 2016

CHAMPAIGN, IL, January 25, 2016 – Over 400 people gathered at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts for the 11th Annual Innovation Celebration on the evening on January 22nd to recognize those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks, and provided leadership to ensure the continuing economic success of Champaign County, the ongoing success of the University’s economic development mission, and the growth of entrepreneurial talent and energy in the community.

CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

The Research Park and EnterpriseWorks will be well represented at t Innovation Celebration 2016, Champaign County's annual event recognizing leadership, risk-taking and outstanding contributions to our community. More than half a dozen companies/individuals were today named as finalists in the annual award event presented by the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation.

CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
IntelliWheels Wins CUSBDC InnovateHER

CHAMPAIGN, IL, December 2, 2015 – In partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Champaign County EDC is pleased to announce IntelliWheels, Inc. as the local winner of the InnovateHER Business Challenge. A panel of judges selected IntelliWheels as the first place winner with MakerGirl as the runner-up and Helion Comics as the third place finalist. Ten business proposals were submitted for the local challenge.

TENANT: Starfire Industries | CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

The News-Gazette featured Starfire's President Brian Jurczyk as this week's "high-tech difference maker". 

You can read his Nov. 30 interview for the paper's Wired In column here

CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

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

AWARE in the News:

Read The Alton Daily News coverage of AWARE here.

Read The ChicagoInno coverage of AWARE here

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

CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Share the Vision Embedor

The News-Gazette and Daily Illini profiled the Share the Vision technology showcare, one of the premier events in the Midwest linking investors and technology executives to innovative research and startups.