Recent News

26Sep2018

The Research Park master plan has been significantly updated to reflect forward-thinking priorities such as infill development, tenant-driven amenities, walkability, and connectivity to the community and other parts of campus. Thank you to our colleagues at Ratio for their expertise and thank you to the many University and community stakeholders who participated in this process. Read more on the updates here.

 

24Sep2018

The Economist recently featured Research Park company, PSYONIC for their work transforming lives and fostering innovation. Recent breakthroughs in 3D printing have lowered barriers and have enabled the creation of simple and functional prosthetics like the ones PSYONIC creates.

24Sep2018

The University of Illinois Research Park is highlighted in this month’s issue of Illinois Business Leader as one of the biggest hubs in Illinois for innovation and technological advancement. The article discusses the roles of the University of Illinois Research Park and Champaign-Urbana in the growing influence of the Midwest has in the areas of STEM.

24Sep2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
SBA Administrator Linda McMahon and Jim Langer of Serionix

Linda McMahon, the 25th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, visited the Research Park today to tour EnterpriseWorks, the technology business incubator that focuses on science- and research-based entrepreneurs.

 

21Sep2018

The University of Illinois ranks 10th in Pitchbook's 2018 study of top universities producing venture backed entrepreneurs.

12Sep2018

Mitch Minarick is no stranger to the University of Illinois. He’s worn the orange and blue as a Illinois student, he’s tailgated and cheered on the Illini, and he’s worked with startup programs right here at the Research Park.

30Aug2018

Part of the state funding allocated to the University of Illinois for the Discovery Partners Institute and its statewide innovation network will be used to continue the expansion of the University of Illinois Research Park, university leaders announced during a town hall on Wednesday, August 29. According to an announcement made by Chancellor Robert J. Jones, funding related to DPI will support further instructure that will support the growth of the Research Park. 

21Aug2018

Tonisha Thacker is an impressive University of Illinois undergraduate student and intern who exemplifies that innovation is not just for engineers and scientists. A double major in Sociology and Chemistry, she won Research Park’s Most Advanced Marketing-Business Development Intern Award at this summer's Intern Awards.

06Aug2018
Chris Harbourt

Chris Harbourt has a lot of experience in the Research Park.

02Aug2018

STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AND UIRP,LLC REGARDING THE SALE OF RESEARCH PARK BUILDINGS

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