The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation announced the launch of ‘Resurgence’ Cleantech Accelerator on Tuesday, June 27, 2023. Startups participating in this accelerator will gain access to business training, premier facilities, mentorship, funding opportunities, and more over the course of nine months and three modules of material.
Rosalind Franklin University (RFU) recently announced the completion of the final buildout of 14,000 square feet of wet lab space in its Innovation and Research Park (IRP). Funds awarded in October 2021 by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), were paired with $2 million from RFU.
For decades, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Office of Innovation and Economic Development has provided help to area businesses in countless ways. Several new leaders have joined the team, bringing decades of experience and expertise.
A recent episode of Crain’s Daily Gist featured host Amy Guth checking in with Mike Raab, the executive director of The Garage at Northwestern. The podcast discussed the university’s student startup competition, Venturecat, including chats with some of the semifinalists.
Applications/nominations due August 1. Awards presentation is on August 17. The IIN Innovation Awards celebrate advances in research, technology commercialization and education across the IIN’s 15 hubs. Faculty awards will be presented in multiple categories, and student awards will be given in an open competition.