SBA Awards FAST Grant to EnterpriseWorks at the University of Illinois

September 22, 2020

EnterpriseWorks received $125,000 as one of 24 awards granted by the SBA's Office of Innovation and Technology under the Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program.

Request for Proposals

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.

EDA Grant to Support Technology & Training in Response to COVID-19 Impact

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.

EDA University Center Issues Report on Economic Gardening in the State of Illinois

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.

COVID-19 Resources

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.