September 03, 2020
Contractors will provide services and support for entrepreneurs and researchers with technology development related to the coronavirus pandemic. Two RFPs are posted. One is for consultants. The other is for prototyping, fabrication, or makerspace labs. Proposals received by September 16 will receive full consideration.
July 30, 2020
The U.S. Economic Development Administration awards $300,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistant Grant to the EDA University Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
June 24, 2020
"Growing Our Own" shares how downstate Illinois utilizes - and can continue to employ - economic gardening development strategies that leverage existing assets of each community.
March 30, 2020
The Illinois University Incubator Network hosts IUIN Peer webinars for Illinois university incubators to share resources and best practices for responding to the impact of COVID-19 on incubator operations and communities. Staff of the University of Illinois Research Park and the EnterpriseWorks Technology incubator are hosting virtual events and workshops that are open to the public and feature timely and relevant topics for the Illinois innovation and entrepreneurship communities. They have also curated an online list of COVID-19 resources.
December 02, 2019
In November, the Illinois University Incubator Network (IUIN), the Research Park at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), the IL SBDC Network, and the IL PTAC at Western Illinois University produced an SBIR Workshop at SIUC that also offered a live webinar and moderation of the workshop at four additional host locations throughout Illinois.