Linda McMahon, the 25th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, visited the Research Park today to tour EnterpriseWorks, the technology business incubator that focuses on science- and research-based entrepreneurs.
The visit was organized by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC.
McMahon heard an overview of the University of Illinois Research Park and talked with several EnterpriseWorks technology startups including Serionix, Reconstruct, AirScout, and Petronics.
In addition to showcasing small businesses, the visit highlighted the local entrepreneurial ecosystem and the programs in place to help small businesses succeed, including services through the SBDC / International Trade Center and programs like University of Illinois Research Park‘s Shared Services Program and the City of Champaign – Municipal Government‘s Small Business Incentive Program.
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