SEPTEMBER 2017 RESEARCH PARK ANNOUNCEMENTS

September 14, 2017
Category: Research Park

SEPTEMBER 2017 RESEARCH PARK ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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UPCOMING RESEARCH PARK EVENTS

Tuesday, Sept 19, 11 AM-2PM
Event: Research Park at Siebel
Location: Siebel Center, Urbana
About the Event: Computer Science and ECE students are invited to stop by our table and get questions about Research Park opportunities answered. Pizza will be provided with a valid iCard. 
Sponsor: Research Park

Tuesday, Sept 19, 6-8PM
Event: C-U Hack Night
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: C-U Hack Night will be at EnterpriseWorks through September. CU Hack Night is a weekly ongoing meet up of diverse people from our local community. Our focus is problem solving, using collective skills. Most of the work is computer based, but it doesn't have to be limited to technology. Dinner is part of the meeting. It's worth emphasizing that CU Hack Night is not a competitive contest (or "hackathon"). All are welcome. More information at the group here: http://cuhacknight.org/
Sponsor: Research Park

Friday, Sept 22, 12-1PM
Event: Chain Reaction Innovations Presentation
Location: EnterpriseWorks Room 130
About the Event: John Carlisle, the director of  Argonne National Laboratory’s clean tech incubator program, Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI), will discuss how the program can benefit entrepreneurs connected to EnterpriseWorks. Recipients get up to $420,000 in services to develop tech.  Argonne does not take any equity in the companies. CRI is currently accepting applications for its second cohort through Oct. 13. More info:http://chainreaction.anl.gov/2017/08/28/science-entrepreneurship-competition-with-up-to-420000-award-opens-sept-5/
Sponsor: Argonne National Laboratory and Research Park

Friday-Saturday, Sept 23-24
Event: PygHack
Location: EnterpriseWorks
About the Event: PYGHACK is the next step for Pygmalion TECH. An inaugural 24-hour hackathon, offered as a component of the broader event, it is the result of feedback, growth, community engagement, and strong partnerships. The hack will take place September 23-24, 2017 at Research Park's EnterpriseWorks — and is open to ALL — professionals, students, and everything in between. Registration is REQUIRED. Check out http://www.pyghack.com for all information about this FREE hack, including FAQ, partners, registration info, and more.
Sponsor: Pygmalion Festival, Research Park, Wolfram, Pixo, Volition and more

Tuesday, Sept 26, 6-8PM
Event: C-U Hack Night
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: C-U Hack Night will be at EnterpriseWorks through September. CU Hack Night is a weekly ongoing meet up of diverse people from our local community. Our focus is problem solving, using collective skills. Most of the work is computer based, but it doesn't have to be limited to technology. Dinner is part of the meeting. It's worth emphasizing that CU Hack Night is not a competitive contest (or "hackathon"). All are welcome. More information at the group here: http://cuhacknight.org/
Sponsor: Research Park

Wednesday, Sept 27, 12-1PM
EventStartup Café: John Busbee, Xerion Advanced Battery
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: Join us for our Startup Café as we hear from CEO of Xerion Advanced Battery, John Busbee. Xerion graduated from EnterpriseWorks early in 2017. Startup Café 
Sponsor: Research Park

Friday, Sept 29, 5-7PM
Event: Fire at Five Bonfire and Happy Hour
Location: 2100 S. Oak Street, Champaign
About the Event: Football season is here and so is our Football Tailgate Fire at Five Bonfire and Happy Hour. Drinks will be provided, and activities will be available for the whole family. Check back regularly for event updates. The football game against Nebraska is at home, and starts at 7:00pm. Tickets can be bought at this website:http://tickets.fightingillini.com/football.html
Sponsor: Fox/Atkins Development and Research Park

Tuesday, Oct 3, 12-1PM
Event:
 EIR Workshop: Intellectual Property for Technology Based Companies
Location: EnterpriseWorks 130
About the Event: This workshop will cover the basics of what startups need to know about intellectual property '' from the licensing process, to compliance, patent and copyright types, to filing options. Come join the discussion on Oct. 3 at noon for an EIR Workshop with Alan Singleton of Singleton Law Firm. Lunch will be served.
Sponsor: Research Park

Tuesday, Oct 3, 5-7PM
Event: Tech Talk at Siebel
Location: Siebel Center
About the Event: Calling all CS and ECE students! Come learn about opportunities for jobs and internships at the Research Park from companies looking for talented students like you. Past panelists have included John Deere, Yahoo!, Caterpillar, and Riverbed. If you are interested in being on the panel, contact Jenny Kim at jskim3@illinois.edu. Refreshments will be served. 
Sponsor: Research Park

Wednesday, Oct 4, 12-1PM
Event: SBIR Roadmap Workshop Series: SBIR 101
Location: EnterpriseWorks Conference Room 130
About the Event: Please join us for the first of a three-part series on applying for Small Business Innovation Research grants. EnterpriseWorks Entrepreneur-in-Residence Jed Taylor will present SBIR 101. Lunch will be served.
Sponsor: Research Park and AWARE

Friday, Oct 6, 12-1PM
Event: Data Science User Group
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: We’re continuing our local user group to foster collaboration and learning in the area of data science. The agenda will be posted closer to the date of the meet up. Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP.
Sponsor: Research Park and Oath/Yahoo

Tuesday, Oct 10, 8-9:30AM
Event: Ada Lovelace Day Women in Tech Breakfast
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: Please join us for special Women in Tech breakfast in honor of Ada Lovelace, considered to be the first computer programmer in the mid-1800s. Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in STEM. This event is co-sponsored by AWARE, Accelerating Women and underrepresented Entrepreneurs. Stay tuned for an RSVP link.
Sponsor: Research Park & AWARE

Thursday, Oct 12, 5-6:30PM
Event: Graduate Student Networking Event
Location: Houlihan’s, 1902 First St. Champaign
About the Event: Come kick off your career at a company in the Research Park and network and mingle with employers. Past participating companies include Caterpillar Data Innovation Lab, Dow AgroSciences, ABInBev, and more.
Sponsor: Research Park

Wednesday, Oct 18, 12-1PM
Event: Wellness Wednesday Series
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: Join us for our Wellness Wednesday Series, where we focus on improving our physical and mental health. Stay tuned for more details.
Sponsor: Research Park

Thursday, Oct 19, 4:30-6:30PM
Event: Research Park Open House
Location: EnterpriseWorks
About the Event: On Thursday, October 19 there will be a student open house held at the Research Park. This will be a chance for students to visit the park and see the new innovations that are being developed at the park. Students will have the opportunity to interact with large corporations and student startups. If your company is interested in participating, please contact Jenny Kim (jskim3@illinois.edu). Students DO NOT need to register to participate. 
Sponsor: Research Park

Friday, Oct 20, 12-1PM
Event: Diwali Lunch Celebration
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: Come join us for a special luncheon celebrating the five-day holiday of Diwali. Diwali is the biggest and brightest of all Hindu festivals. Festive foods and treats will be served. 
Sponsor: Research Park

Wednesday, Oct 25, 12-2PM
Event: SBIR Roadmap Workshop Series: SBIR Q & A with a Program Manager
Location: EnterpriseWorks Conference Room 130
About the Event: Please join us for part two of a three-part series on applying for Small Business Innovation Research grants. In part two, a National Science Foundation SBIR Program will join us via videoconference to provide insight on best practices for applicants, and will answer any questions you have about the SBIR program. Lunch will be served.
Sponsor: Research Park and AWARE

Friday, Oct 27, 5-7PM
Event: Fire at Five Bonfire and Happy Hour
Location: 2100 S. Oak Street, Champaign
About the Event: Trick or treat with us for our Halloween Fire at Five Bonfire and Happy Hour. Drinks will be provided, and activities will be available for the whole family. Come dressed in costumes, and stay for the costume contest! All kids win a prize. Check back regularly for event updates.
Sponsor: Fox/Atkins Development and Research Park

Wednesday, Nov 1, 5-7PM
Event: Siebel After Hours
Location: Siebel Center
About the Event: Together with the Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments, the University of Illinois Research Park will host a networking event to showcase opportunities for tech jobs in Champaign-Urbana. Companies are encouraged to show off what tech projects are being done at their amazing companies. If your company is interested in participating, please contact Jenny Kim (jskim3@illinois.edu).
Sponsor: Research Park

Friday, Nov 3, 12-1PM
Event: Data Science User Group
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: We’re continuing our local user group to foster collaboration and learning in the area of data science. The agenda will be posted closer to the date of the meetup. Lunch will be provided, so pleaseRSVP.
Sponsor: Research Park and Oath/Yahoo

Thursday, Nov 9, All Day
Event: Big Data Summit
Location: I-Hotel & Conference Center
About the Event: Thought leaders from the University of Illinois Research Park, industry, and academia will come together for the fourth annual Big Data Summit to learn and share knowledge about key aspects of big data and its business applications through dynamic panels, inspiring keynote presentations, and networking opportunities. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities or speaking opportunities contact Laura Bleill atlwbleill@illinois.edu.  
Sponsor: Research Park

Wednesday, Nov 15, 12-1PM
Event: SBIR Roadmap Workshop Series: SBIR Budgets and Technical Plan
Location: EnterpriseWorks Conference Room 130
About the Event: Join us for a wrap-up of our Roadmap Workshop Series. We will hear from Roland Garton on SBIR budgets and cover technical plans. Lunch will be served.
Sponsor: Research Park and AWARE

Friday, Nov 17, 12-1PM
Event: Friends-Giving Meal and Fundraiser
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: Join us in the EnterpriseWorks Atrium for a holiday-season fundraiser. A Thanksgiving-Style meal will be provided, with donations requested to benefit a local charity TBD."
Sponsor: Research Park

Friday, Dec 1, 12-1PM
Event: Data Science User Group
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: We’re continuing our local user group to foster collaboration and learning in the area of data science. The agenda will be posted closer to the date of the meetup. Lunch will be provided, so pleaseRSVP.
Sponsor: Research Park and Oath/Yahoo

Wednesday, Dec 13, 5-7PM
Event: Holiday Party
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: Come join the companies of Research Park for an evening of fun, food, and celebrating the holidays and the past accomplishments of 2017.
Sponsor: Research Park


SAVE THE DATE: 2018 Ag Tech Summit, February 28, 2018

 

RESEARCH PARK ANNOUNCEMENTS

Chair Massages at the John Deere Technology and Innovation Center
Method Massage Studio will be offering chair massages every Tuesday from 1-4PM in the Atrium of the John Deere building at 2021 S. First Street. The cost is $12 for 10 minutes. To book online visit: https://www.methodmassagestudio.com.

Dry Cleaning Service at Research Park
Looking for a dry cleaning service? Visit the John Deere Suite at 2021 S. First Street for a dry cleaning service that picks up and drops off your items. Country Squire Cleaners picks up dry cleaning at 1PM every Monday and drop your dry cleaned items back at the John Deere Suite on Thursday. The pick up and drop off services are free of charge; all you have to do is pay for the dry cleaning service. Visit http://www.countrysquirecleaners.com for pricing and contact Angela Copenbarger atCopenbargerAngelaA@JohnDeere.com for more information.

Football Season Parking
Research Park parking lots are used by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics for tailgating and parking during Illini home football games. Research Park/EnterpriseWorks tenants are allowed to park in their respective lots during home football games, but PLEASE HAVE YOUR HANGTAG available for viewing. For the Friday night game on Sept. 29, lots will be open for football fans starting at 5 p.m. 

Welcoming Week Sept. 15-24
Research Park is proud to be one of the partners promoting Welcoming Week across Champaign-Urbana, which takes place September 15-24, 2017. Welcoming Week brings together immigrants and U.S.-born residents to promote cross-cultural understanding and raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. Please see the complete schedule of events here: http://universityymca.org/welcome-week/

Big Data Summit 2017

Thought leaders from the University of Illinois Research Park, industry, and academia will come together for the fifth annual Big Data Summit to learn and share knowledge about key aspects of big data and its business applications through dynamic panels, inspiring keynote presentations, and networking opportunities. This event will take place on November 9, 2017at the iHotel and Conference Center in Champaign. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities or speaking opportunities at the 2017 Big Data Summit, please contact Laura Bleill at lwbleill@illinois.edu.  

 

RESEARCH PARK JOB BOARD

Interested in working for a Research Park company? Check out our Job Board for available full-time, part-time, and internship positions. New openings are added regularly.

 

RESEARCH PARK/COMPANIES IN THE NEWS

Agrible Raises $9.7 million out of a $15.7 million Series B Round
 
Agrible, an agtech startup located in the Research Park and graduate of EnterpriseWorks, has raised $9.7 million out of a $15.7 million Series B round of funding. Investors include Maumee Ventures of the Andersons Grain handling company, Flyover Capital, Archer Daniels Midland, Research Park’s own Serra Ventures, and a new investor, iSelect Fund, which is a venture capital fund for high net worth investors in the MidWest. For more information, click here

The University of Illinois Ranked #10 for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs

Pitchbook, a company that shares years of data and research about private capital markets, came out with their Top 50 Universities Report, where the University of Illinois was ranked in a number of categories. For the full report, click here.

AWARE POC Grants Entrepreneurs in Underrepresented Groups Get Started

WCIA 3 News interviewed Becky Fuller and Nina Kshetry, two entrepreneurs whose startups have made it through the first round of funding for the AWARE POC grant. You can find the full interview and more on AWARE here.

Jesse Cornman of Psyonic Discusses the Future of the Startup’s Technology
Jesse Cornman, Senior Robotics Engineeer at EnterpriseWorks startup PSYONIC, sits down with The News-Gazette to talk about the production of their prosthetic limbs. To read the whole story, click here.

Soil Diagnostics Develops Robot That Cuts Costs by 99%
Soil Diagnostics, and EnterpriseWorks agriculture startup company has dropped its sampling costs to just 40 cents per sample, while it used to be $40 per sample. Read the full article here.

Reconstruct, Inc Featured on CNET for Chicago Underground Mapping Project

EnterpriseWorks startup Reconstruct is in the process of launching a 3D map of Chicago’s infrastructure. Reconstruct’s visual data analytics platform will save the city time and money for reconstruction efforts. To read the whole story, click here.

Derek Hoiem, Co-founder of Reconstruct, Featured on the News-Gazette

Derek Hoiem discusses the future of Reconstruct, an EnterpriseWorks startup that uses computer techniques to improve efficiency and reduce risk in construction. To read the full interview click here.

Granular Acquired by DuPont in Efforts to Help Farmers Run More Profitable Businesses

DuPont, a world-renowned science and engineering company that focuses on agriculture and nutrition, advanced materials, and bio-based industrials, has acquired Granular, a San Francisco agriculture software company that has its regional headquarters at the University of Illinois Research Park. To read the full press release, click here.

Dario Aranguiz of Petronics Talks Robotics and Mousr Product

Dario Aranguiz, Petronics Intern and winner of the Best Technological Innovation Award at the 2017 Research Park Intern Awards, sits down with The News-Gazette to talk about the future of robotics and what Petronics has in store. Read more about Dario and Petronics on The News-Gazette.

Psyonic, Featured in the Chicago Tribune, Works to Make Affordable Bionic Limbs

Psyonic, an EnterpriseWorks startup company founded in 2015 was featured in the Chicago Tribune to shed light on how much its prosthesis could benefit those who could really use them. To read the full article from the Chicago Tribune, click here.

Cast21’s Ethan Wisniewski is Featured on the News-Gazette’s Wired In

Ethan works as a Medical Device Design Engineer for Cast21, a startup at EnterpriseWorks that is working on an exoskeleton pad that reduces the amount of heat a patient will feel during sleeve placement. To read the full article, click here.

EnterpriseWorks Startups Changing the world of Agricultural Technology

Illinois Farmer Today highlights an array of EnterpriseWorks startups that are creating innovative solutions in agriculture, such as Soil Diagnostics, Ag-Sensus, Aptimmune Biologics, and Intelinair. Read the full article on Illinois Farmer Today.

Therapalz’s Isak Massman Discusses the Inspiration Behind iVenture Startup

Isak Massman, co-founder of Therapalz, was spotlighted in the News-Gazette's Wired-In Series for high-tech difference makers in the Champaign-Urbana community. Therapalz is a startup that is working out of the iVenture Accelerator located at Research Park, To read the full article, click here.

Inprentus Contracts with China’s Soochow University

Inprentus, a recent EnterpriseWorks graduate, has been selected to supply their custom diffraction gratings to Soochow University in Hefei, Anhui Province. China. The gratings will be used at China's National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory.  For the full press release, click here.

Craig Vodnik Among Five Illinois Alum Featured on Crain’s Tech 50

On July 17, Crain's Tech 50 of 2017 was published and includes 5 University of Illinois Alum who are making big waves in the tech community in Chicago. Among the Alum named is Craig Vodnik. Craig Vodnik is an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at EnterpriseWorks. To view the whole list, click here.

PSYONIC Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Psyonic launched a new Indiegogo Campaign plan to help fund their advanced Bionic Hand, affordable to everyone worldwide. To support, visit their campaign page here. 

Yahoo (now Oath) at the Research Park Leads $1 Million Donation to Local Champaign-Urbana Charities

The Yahoo Employee Foundation (YEF) awarded nearly a million dollars in grant money to three local not-for profits at a brief ceremony. Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County, Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club, and the Eastern Illinois Foodbank will each receive checks for $320,000 from YEF based on the strong partnerships and high program impact from previous YEF funding. TV News coverage of this story can be found here and here. Pictures from the event can be found here

CAMPUS EVENTS OF INTEREST

Monday, Sept 18, 5:30-6:30PM
Event: Healthcare & Big Data Panel
Location: 502 W. Daniel St., Champaign
About the Event: In the School of Information Sciences Panel Series, panelists will provide insights into the use of big data in the healthcare sector. Professor Jodi Schneider whose research focuses on linked data and biomedical informatics will moderate the conversation. 

Tuesday & Wednesday, Sept 19-20, 2-7PM
Event: Illinois Business Fall Career Fair
Location: Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)
About the Event: Registration will be opening June 5th, 2017.  Look for more details to be released soon. This spring attendance was over 1,500 unique students and there were a total of 134 companies represented.

Tuesday, Sept 19, 5-7PM
Event: SocialFuse
Location: ECE 3002, (306 N. Wright St.)
About the Event: SocialFuse is a recurring pitching and networking event that brings students, faculty, and community together from a variety of majors and backgrounds and fuses them through skills, ideas, and entrepreneurial ambition. Registration is mandatory in order to pitch. Visit the Technology Entrepreneur Center website for more information.

Wednesday-Sunday, Sept 20-24, All Day
Event: Pygmalion
Location: Champaign-Urbana
About the Event: Now in its 13th year, Pygmalion continues to evolve. 2017 will be the amalgamation of five years of addition by component; we’ve tightened things up, and learned a bit more about what sort of space we wish to inhabit. For now, the lineup is revealed. Purchase passes if you so choose. Day Passes and Single Show Tickets will be on sale later in the summer. For more information, click here.

Wednesday, Sept 20, 5:30-7:30PM
Event: Share the Vision 2017 Opening Reception
Location: EnterpriseWorks Atrium
About the Event: Preview our pipeline of emerging technologies through research & start-up presentations featuring more than 20 leading innovators and entrepreneurs from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and our partner institutions. This year's event will focus on technologies at the intersection of engineering and medicine. The Opening Reception will allow attendees to meet and get to know some of our medtech and biotech start-ups. Register for Share the Vision by September 14 here.

Wednesday, Sept 20, 8:20-11:30PM
Event: Pygmalion Tech: PECHAKUCHA NIGHT
Location: 51 E. Main St, Champaign (Ages 19+)
About the Event PechaKucha Night Champaign Urbana's 25th Volume will feature presentations on topics surrounding the main themes of Pygmalion: music, tech, made, food, and lit. Perspectives may vary widely, but the high energy and creative ideas have undeniable appeal to all. Speaker info + Emcee coming soon! Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.

Thursday, Sept 21, 8:30-4:30PM
Event: Share the Vision 2017
Location: Krannert Center
About the Event: Meet us at the Krannert Center on September 21, 2017for Share the Vision 2017, sponsored by the Office of Technology Management. This year’s theme is the Intersection of Medicine and Engineering, where 20+ faculty and start-ups will be showcased. Registration for the event is $100 regularly, and $25 for University of Illinois faculty, staff & students, including alumni. . Register for Share the Vision by September 14 here. Find more information about speakers, agendas, and more here.

Thursday, Sept 21, 4:30-9:30PM
Event: Pygmalion Tech: DEMO
Location: Krannert Center Lobby
About the Event: Come and explore the latest developments from local companies and student developers who will be showcasing everything from wearable’s, 3D printing, virtual reality, video games, robotics, and more. 

Monday, Sept 25, 5:30-6:30PM
Event: Acing Technical & Case Interviews Panel
Location: 502 W. Daniel St., Champaign
About the Event: Panelists at the School of Information Sciences will help students understand the technical interview from the employer’s perspective, answering questions about technical interviews and how to prepare.

Monday & Tuesday, Sept 25-26, 10AM-4PM
Event: Engineering Employment Expo
Location: Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)
About the Event: The Engineering Employment EXPO at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the Largest Student-Run Engineering Career Fairs in the Nation. If you have any general questions please contact our Co-Directors at codirectors@illinoisexpo.org. If you have any questions regarding payments, please contact our Treasurers attreasurer@illinoisexpo.org. Lastly, if you have any questions regarding the website, please contact our Webmasters at webmaster@illinoisexpo.org

Wednesday & Thursday, Sept 27-28, 9:30AM-3:30PM
Event: Civil & Environmental Engineering Job Fair
Location: 205 North Matthews Drive, Urbana
About the Event: Hosted twice a year in the Newmark Lab Crane Bay, the CEE job fair brings company recruiters, many of them CEE alumni, to campus and offers students the opportunity to find internships and full-time positions. For questions about company registration, contact Keely Ashman kashman@illinois.edu

Thursday, Oct 5, 1:30-6PM
Event: ACES and Sciences Career Fair
Location: Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)
About the Event: Company registration for the 2017 ACES & Sciences Career Fair opens June 1, 2017. For more information, contact Jean Drasgow at 217-333-0981. 

Thursday, Oct 19, 12-5PM
Event: Illini Career and Internship Fair
Location: Illini Union
About the Event: The Fall Illini Career & Internship Fair is your opportunity to find talent from an array of majors for your internship and job opportunities. This fair has a focus in industries that seek to hire students within liberal arts, humanities, education, applied health sciences and media. Registration is now open on Handshake.

Thursday, Oct 26, 5-7PM
Event: SocialFuse
Location: SDRP (301 E. Gregory Drive)
About the Event: SocialFuse is a recurring pitching and networking event that brings students, faculty, and community together from a variety of majors and backgrounds and fuses them through skills, ideas, and entrepreneurial ambition. Registration is mandatory in order to pitch. Visit the Technology Entrepreneur Center website for more information.

 

LOCAL/REGIONAL EVENTS OF INTEREST

 

Chicago Venture Summit
On September 132017, an exclusive group of top investors come to Chicago to meet the best venture-backed companies in the Midwest. For more info, click here.

 

Indy Big Data
This technology conference is on September 14, 2017 in Indianapolis. More info can be found on the Indy Big Data website.

 

WIB-Chicago Third Annual Start-Up Challenge
Join WIB-Chicago for their third annual Start-up Challenge as finalists from women-led Illinois biotech companies give short pitches about their companies' technology and products. The event will take place on Thursday, September 28, from 5:30-8:30PM. For more information, clickhere.

 

The Strange Loop

Meet us in St. Louis, September 28-30th, 2017, to make connections with the creators and users of the languages, libraries, tools, and techniques at the forefront of the industry. For more info, click here. See the Register page for the latest on registration and hotel info.

AWARE Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Summit –October 5, 2017, Indianapolis
The commercialization and entrepreneurship summit will feature engaging and informative talks on how to use SBIR/STTR funding mechanisms to commercialize technologies, how to pitch your idea to a management team or investors, and case studies from successful investigator-entrepreneurs. We may be taking a group, contact Laura Bleill for more info:lwbleill@illinois.edu. More info on the event:https://www.indianactsi.org/innovation/aware/

 

ITA IoT Council Summit

The IoT Summit Chicago in the fall will work to build a better foundation for IoT through IoT Council initiatives; this Fifth Annual Summit will propel the conversation ever further. The event will take place October 18-19, 2017, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.

 

Wolfram Technology Conference

Are you doing something groundbreaking, clever or just plain useful with Wolfram technologies? Share it at the 2017 Wolfram Technology Conference on October 17-20 in Champaign, Illinois.  For more information, click here.

mHUB, IMEC and UI Labs Launch Fourth Revolution Awards

mHUB, IMEC and UI LABS have announced the inaugural industry awards ceremony will take place on October 18 at the Wintrust Grand Banking Hall in Chicago. Click here for more information.

 

International Automated Software Engineering Conference (ASE)

During the week of October 30-November 3, ASE, the premier research forum for automated software engineering, will come to UIUC. There will be several workshops and tutorials held on October 30-31, and keynote speakers will lead the main conference during the remainder of the week. For more information, click here. If you are interested in being a financial supporter, click here.

 

SBIR and STTR ANNOUNCEMENTS

Experienced SBIR professionals have all been contracted by EnterpriseWorks to assist companies with SBIR and STTR applications with free consulting services to East Central Illinois applicants. Request technical assistance here
Information on open solicitations is available at https://www.sbir.gov/solicitation-listing/open.

HHS Funding Opportunities are ongoing. Click here.  

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