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01Feb2018
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30Jan2018
Aptimmune

EnterpriseWorks startup, Aptimmune Biologics, was recently recognized as one of seven Ag Tech start-ups to watch in 2018 by Agriculture.com. 

Aptimmune focuses on developing revolutionary swine vaccines and the prevention of the diseases, porcine reprodutive, respiratory syndrome virus ({PRRSV), and influenza. 

In November, Aptimmune launched the industry's first inactivated mucosal influenza A virus vaccine in swine. 

Recently, the company raised $6 Million Series B Funding from various investors and has moved its headquarters to St. Louis. 

29Jan2018
EarthSense Robot TerraSentia

Earthsense CEO and founder, Chinmay Soman sat down with Agrinews to discuss his company, and the new Earthsense robot, TerraSentia, that  provides field phenotyping from the ground level up. 

Earthsense is an EnterpriseWorks affiliate that provides management advice for farmers, ranchers, and other land managers based on valuable on-site data gathered with highest efficiency and modeled with leading machine learning techniques.

24Jan2018

Inprentus has officially completed its Series A Round, raising $2.5 Million with help from investors like Flyover Capital, Serra Ventures, and other new investors. 

This money will help Inprentus to aggressively pursue new business in both its current synchrotron market and explore options in new markets. 

24Jan2018
AGCO building

The University of Illinois and AGCO announces the opening of the AGCO Acceleration Center at University of Illinois Research Park.

24Jan2018
TENANT: Agrible
Agrible

EnterpriseWorks graduate startup Agrible is featured on the 2018 Thrive Top 50 list for the second year in a row. This ranking signifies the best in agriculture technology from around the world. This year, they placed in the “Biotechnology” category, and on the 2017 list placed in the “Big Data & Analytics” category. In February, Agrible will be honored at the Thrive Innovation Forum), an annual event bringing corporates, startups, academics and investors together to share industry milestones and opportunities.

24Jan2018
TENANT: Intelinair
IntelinAir imagery

EnterpriseWorks startup, IntelinAir was recently named one of seven Ag Tech start-ups to watch in 2018 by Agriculture.com. 

IntelinAir was founded in 2015 to help farmers make more cost-effecient and smart decisions based on aerial imagery, and is based both in Champaign, Illinois at the Research Park and in San Jose, California.

23Jan2018
TENANT: AE Machines
Amy LaViers of AE Machines

This week's high-tech leader in the Champaign-Urbana community is the CEO of EnterpriseWorks startup AE Machines, Amy LaViers. 

Amy Laviers is a woman of many talents, in addition to running her startup company from the Research Park, LaViers is also a University of Illinois Professor, dancer, and director of the University's Robotics Automation and Dance Lab, which exists to research and understand the relationship between human and robotic motion. 

18Jan2018
HeyGears

HeyGears, an EnterpriseWorks student startup graduate, is building a 3D printing Research and Development facility in Guangdong, China. Formerly OmniEars, the company has created a range of five different in-ear products of wearable technology that operate through Bluetooth. While working at EnterpriseWorks, HeyGears was partially sponsored by the iFoundry program and graduated from the incubator in 2015. HeyGears now operates out of Guangzhou, China.

16Jan2018
TENANT: Agrible
Agrible logo

Agrible is set to launch retailer services in the new year to meet market challenges head on. The new retailer services will provide a digital, two way communication system for the agriculture community. These services make the relationships between growers, retailers, sales personnel, and agronomy and agriculture seamless. 

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