A University of Chicago quantum software spinout and Duality Cohort 1 participant, Super.tech has been acquired by a global quantum ecosystem leader, ColdQuanta.
Southern Illinois University’s Board of Trustees approved agreements clearing the way for a new multimillion-dollar interdisciplinary research and economic development hub, capitalizing on SIU Carbondale’s research into food, fermentation and biotechnology.
Founded in 2015, Natural Fiber Welding makes durable and sustainable fashion materials, without using plastics, for brands like Ralph Lauren, Alexander McQueen, Allbirds, and Patagonia.
$50 million to come from Illinois capital funds; Northwestern University Trustee Kimberly Querrey donating $25 million
Incubator to leverage region’s quantum ecosystem, including UIUC, Argonne and P33, to help startups bring innovations to marketplace
EnterpriseWorks is seeking proposals from SBIR/STTR consultants to serve clients and lead workshops through their SBA Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program.
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.
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.
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.
“Growing Our Own” shares how downstate Illinois utilizes – and can continue to employ – economic gardening development strategies that leverage existing assets of each community.