Shared Services Program

The EnterpriseWorks incubator at the University of Illinois offers a Shared Services Program to help its clients with short-term project needs.

Let our diverse team of student specialists help your company with projects that you may not otherwise be able to complete on your own. Please apply via the link below and your application will be reviewed by the Research Park staff. Once the application is approved, Shared Services will contact you and meet with you to commence the project.

Shared Services is a free service for eligible companies. To request a project, please submit an application online. Please read below to see the types of projects our students have completed in the past. 

Who is eligible?

  • EnterpriseWorks tenants and affiliates

  • I-Start recipients


  • Please submit one request at a time
  • Two requests per company per fall/spring semester, summer is more open. 
  • Projects are short term with specific deliverables 
  • Turn around in at least 30 business days depending on request

Project Examples include:  

  • Business Plan Assistance

  • Market Research

  • Web Development/Design

  • Mobile Assistance

  • Pitch Presentation Review

  • Graphic/Logo Design

  • Packaging Design

  • UI/UX Design

  • Market Assessment

  • Proofreading/Editing

  • Business Development Strategy

  • Public Relations Assistance

  • Lead Generation/Sales Strategy

  • Lab Setup

  • Product Planning/Pricing

  • Pitch Review

  • Slide Deck Creation

  • Business Intelligence

  • Customer Interviews

  • Website Marketing/AdWords

  • Marketing/Branding

  • Social Media Strategy

  • Public Reactions

  • Server Setup

  • Data Analysis

The slideshow from the Summer 2015 Presentation can be found here.

To request a project, please submit an application.