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Interns from around the Research Park gathered on Thursday, July 26, 2018 for the Summer Picnic and Intern Awards--an evening of food, games, and awards for the most outstanding interns of the year.

CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Photonicare SBIR

A Research Park startup is making great strides in providing healthcare providers with better diagnostic tools. The National Institue of Health’s Small Business Innovation Research program recently awarded Photonicare $2.1 million. This is not the first time the medical diagnostics startup has won significant funds and they intend to use this round for a several-hundred person study which will better help them earn FDA approval and bring the product to market next year.

Froberg Aerospace
Froberg Aerospace, a new company in the EnterpriseWorks Incubator, is making leaps and bounds in the space industry. Steven Froberg is developing small-satellite propulsion technologies that are more cost- and fuel-efficient.  
Augmented reality Technology Growing at AGCO's Acceleration Center

Big companies with small teams in Champaign-Urbana are often at the heart of industry innovation.

CEO Mark Goldsmith

EnterpriseWorks incubator graduate, Revolution Medicines, sold the sharing rights to one of their leading drug candidates to Sanofi for $50million.


Research Park Global Motion Spinner

The Research Park has a new attraction that will make its debut as this year's Outside at Research Park concert: play equipment. 

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Agrible Nutrien Research Park

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The 2018 Research Park

Illinois University Incubator Network

Are you interested in entrepreneurship, economic development, and higher education? The Research Park is hiring a Visiting Incubation & Entrepreneurship Outreach Coordinator.

CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
mousr petronics enterpriseworks

Success isn’t a cat-and-mouse game for Petronics. The innovative startup’s premier device Mousr won big at the Global Pet Expo 2018 with the Best in Show award for new cat toys.