Business Plan Development at Innovate Springfield Jan 18th, March 22nd

In this session participants will crack the business-plan-development code; determine the business plan format that’s right for their venture, learn the key components to include in their business plan, and receive the tools and resources needed to develop their plan. January 18th 11:30am – 12:30pm at Innovate Springfield located at 15 South Old State Capitol Plaza on the 2nd Floor, Springfield, IL 62701. Registration for the event is found at:

EnterpriseWorks, UIUC hosts free USDA SBIR Workshop Feb 27th

The Illinois University Incubator Network (IUIN) is hosting a free Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant workshop focusing on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) at EnterpriseWorks at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign on Tuesday February 27th, 2018 from 8am – 12pm. National SBIR speaker Jim Greenwood will be presenting an open workshop for  faculty, graduate students, innovators, entrepreneurs, and small business owners innovating in the agriculture space. The free workshop will be held at EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive in Champaign, IL. Registration is open a can be found at: .

The USDA SBIR workshop will be held 2/27/2018 from 8am – 12pm the day before the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Agriculture Tech Innovation Summit being held at the I-Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. Attendees of the USDA SBIR Workshop are welcome to register and attend the Agriculture Technology Innovation Summit Reception, held from 5:30pm – 7:00pm on 2/27/2018 at EnterpriseWorks and the Agriculture Tech Innovation Summit on 2/28/2018 at the I-Hotel. Information and registration for the summit can be found here;