Request for Consulting Proposals

The EDA University Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks consulting proposals for an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) Program that will serve startup ventures and prospective entrepreneurs in downstate Illinois (south I-80). The areas of expertise requested include:

  • Agriculture innovation and technology
  • Biomedical or healthcare innovation and technology
  • Innovation and technology related to national security and defense

For more information about the EIR program and proposal requirements, download and review the RFP. Proposals received by September 30, 2019 will receive full consideration.

The EDA University Center is led by EnterpriseWorks at the University of Illinois Research Park. Funding support for the Center and the EIR Program is provided by the U.S. Economic Development Administration through a five year grant (2016-2021).