Supporting and advancing Illinois entrepreneurship,
innovation, and economic development.
The University of Illinois EDA University Center specializes in providing support for incubation, entrepreneurship, and technology-based economic development projects in Illinois with a primary focus on serving downstate communities. The Center provides support and programming for existing incubator development, growth, and expansion of resources throughout Illinois with priority focus on expanding entrepreneurship capacity, programming, services, and resources for technology-driven businesses.
Hover over each image below to learn more about how the Center serves and supports the following Illinois ecosystem stakeholders and goals.