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01Mar2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
EarthSense Edwin Moore Family Agriculture Innovation Prize

EarthSense Recieves 2018 Edwin Moore Family Agriculture Innovation Prize Prize honors University of Illinois entrepreneurs pioneering new agricultural technologies Champaign, IL — EarthSense, a company that deve

26Feb2018

Experts at the intersection of agriculture and technology will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 28 during the third annual Agriculture Technology Innovation Summit hosted by the University of Illinois Research Park. 

19Feb2018
Nina Kshetry

Watch Nina Kshetry talk about her company at the News Gazette. This week's difference maker in the world of technology in Champaign-Urbana has ties to the Research Park. Nina Kshetry is the founder and president of Ensaras, Inc., which is a part of the AWARE program. 

12Feb2018
Research Park Arial View

Read this full story at the News-Gazette.

If counted as a company, the Research Park is now the third largest employer in the county, falling just behind Carle Hospital and the University of Illinois, The News-Gazette reported in its Sunday edition. 

Employment at the park is up 17 percent since 2016, with more than 2,000 employees at the numerous companies the park is home to. 

12Feb2018

Read the full interview at the News-Gazette.

This week, the News Gazette featured Wei Kang of PhotoniCare.  Kang is the director of research development at PhotoniCare and makes medical devices for getting images of the inner ear.

12Feb2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Snooz

Read the full story from BloombergPursuits. 

07Feb2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
FruitVaccine

EnterpriseWorks startup FruitVaccine is changing the world of vaccinations with an edible, orally-administered fruit-based vaccine for human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Founded by University of Illinois professors Dr. Indu Rupassara and Dr. Dennis Buetow in 2017, the two have worked to modify tomatoes to develop a sub-unit vaccine.

01Feb2018
monsanto grand opening

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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.

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