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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.

CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

One of the missions of Research Park and EnterpriseWorks is to work with incubators around the state of Illinois, assisting with best practices and building collaborations. One of those relationships was featured in the September 30 edition of Blue Sky Innovation in the Chicago Tribune.

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.
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.