Corporate Innovation Success Stories

Each company in the Research Park has a story. From homegrown startups rooted in the incubator to corporations with innovation centers, these companies found success. Read the success stories of the past and present of Research Park here.

Internships at Research Park companies offer University of Illinois stud...
Sparking new ideas: bp’s Research Park innovation center addressi...
Yazmine Carbajal, an industrial-design student, wants to help older peop...
How good ideas grow from academic partnerships This summer, a group of ...
Abbott‘s satellite research and development facility at the Resear...
The Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Bioenergy Modeling Center in Research P...
Ameren was created by the combination of three Illinois utilities (CIPSC...
Seeking to address some of its industry’s most acute as well as lo...
An EnterpriseWorks’ graduate, Agrible, has been acquired by Nutrien Ag...
At the University of Illinois Research Park, Brunswick i-Jet Lab interns...
The Caterpillar Data Innovation Lab is located at the University of Illi...
COUNTRY Financial received a 2020 impact award from Novarica Insurance T...
Graybar, celebrating its 150th year as a company, has a unique perspecti...
At the 2013 Innovation Celebration, InstaRecon won the Innovation Transf...
“Made up of several different departments, the John Deere Technolo...
Innovation is the watchword by which Littelfuse, Inc. climbed the ladder...
Phi Optics is an optical microscope company that has created a way for l...
Riverbed Technology is a California-based IT company whose growth has ou...
Big ventures often start small – as nothing more than someone acti...
It happened one night in the Research Park. Brian Jurczyk, co-founder an...
CHAMPAIGN – State Farm opened its Research and Development Center ...
Looking back, it was as if Yahoo! swept into Champaign-Urbana overnight....
iCyt is synonymous with innovation and entrepreneurial success in Champa...
Using simulation computer code technology that was originally developed ...
Oso Technologies was founded in 2011 by five University of Illinois at U...
Innovation comes in many forms. Sometimes it means looking at an old pro...
When Professor Paul Braun’s research group first began exploring t...