Category: Research Park

Illinois kicks off the 2019 football season on Saturday, August 31, against Akron. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics utilizes the parking lots in Research Park for football parking during all home games, and tailgating is allowed on the grounds of the Research Park.

If you will be needing access to parking during these times, please ensure you have the proper parking tag displayed that you are issued by your respective employer. Displaying your proper tag will prevent you from be assessed a parking fee. 



Category: Research Park

It’s an annual rite of spring: the food trucks start finding their way back to Research Park. Starting April 1, food trucks will be popping up at the corner of Hazelwood and First Street (parking lot at 2001 S. First). Schedules may be sporadic until May.

Category: Research Park

Do you recruit on behalf of companies in the Research Park?

Category: Research Park

As of March 2018, employees of Research Park companies who work in any Research Park facility are now eligible to receive counseling and other resources provided by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Faculty/Staff Assistance Services (FSAS). 


EnterpriseWorks is a University of Illinois building and follows the University holiday schedule. As a result, EnterpriseWorks will be closed on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 21. No staff will be on site and the doors will be locked.


Want to take a peek inside the EnterpriseWorks Incubator?

Category: EnterpriseWorks

EnterpriseWorks will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on November 22 and 23. We will reopen on November 26. The building is accessible for all prox card holders. If you/your employees do not have this access, please see Sheri or Jim.



Innovation Celebration seeks nominations for its award program, to be held Friday, March 30, 2019. Please nominate as many individuals/organizations as you would like. Nominations will be viewed and judged by a panel of past winners, sponsors, and community & university leaders. Finalists will be announced in early 2019.

Nominations are open to the public and will be accepted through 5 PM on Friday, December 7, 2018. Details can be found here. 


Category: Research Park

We are excited to announce the finalists for the 2018 Research Park Intern Awards. The winners will be named on Thursday, July 26 during our annual Summer Picnic and Intern Awards (