Recent News

18Jun2010

Common Ground Publishing was notified in June that the Institute of Education Sciences awarded them two 2010 Fast-Track (Phase I and II) SBIR Awards totaling $1.7 Million in funding. The awards are for: 1) The Learning Element: A lesson planning and curriculum documentation tool for teachers; and 2) u-learn.net: An anywhere/anytime formative assessment and learning feedback environment. The Principal Investigator is UI Education Department Research Professor and company founder: Bill Cope.

18Jun2010

Aptimmune Biologics, Inc. 

16Jun2010

Merge.fm Lets Fans & Musicians Share Music's Creative Experience 

02Jun2010

The Illini Entrepreneurship Center Network (IECN) housed at EnterpriseWorks serves East Central Illinois small businesses with support to help them grow & succeed with consulting, training, and grants.

02Jun2010

EnterpriseWorks is pleased to partner with Illinois Launch and the University of Illinois to host 17 student startup companies this summer in our incubator. The teams will be working on building their businesses to the next level and learning valuable entrepreneur training as part of the program. 

13May2010

Engineering Career Services (with assistance from Business and Chemical Sciences Career Services) conducted a compensation study of wages, benefits, and recruiting practices for Research Park companies and other local tech sector companies in Champaign-Urbana. The survey characterized wage information for full time positions and student interns, data includes wages, benefits, and use of outside service providers.

13May2010

004 Technologies GmbH is the research and development subsidiary of 004 Beratungs GmbH. The new “soft landing” US office will open in June in EnterpriseWorks as a R&D center to identify emerging trends in ecommerce and technical disciplines. The office will also serve as a US office to provide consulting for companies seeking to enter the European market via ecommerce expansion. The center will employ students and full time employees to begin work on information systems and payment methods for mobile devices and market research on fulfillment partnerships for European markets.

13May2010

Nuvixa is focused on delivering a platform for revolutionary and compelling user experiences involving presence. Nuvixa’s platform will enable users to experience exciting new applications where video and audio are integrated into the user interface, where remote video collaborations are fluidly integrated into applications for productivity, education, and entertainment. Nuvixa creates a virtual green screen capability to imbed presence into digital settings.

13May2010

Which schools do the best job crafting technology leaders? The Daily Beast tabulated alma maters of more than 250 industry tycoons and execs to determine which colleges turn out greatness by ranking Universities that produce tech leaders.

13May2010

ACGT and Chromatin jointly announced their intent to pursue a long term research agreement to develop mini-chromosome technology on 5/5/10. ACGT is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genting Plantations Berhad, the plantation unit of the Genting Group, one of Asia's leading conglomerates (www.genting.com). ACGT is a center of excellence in genomic science, focused on the application of genome technology to improve crop plants for sustainable food and fuel.

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