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13Dec2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

The EnterpriseWorks graduate, CU Aerospace, launched their satellite into space for the first time on December 12, 2018. Over a decade in the making, CU Aerospace along with University of Illinois engineering students developed the small CubeSail satellite. At 10PM, this satellite launched from New Zealand, hitching a ride on the Electron rocket from the commercial space company, Rocket Lab. This technology was developed when CU Aerospace lived inside the EnterpriseWorks incubator at the University of Illinois Research Park. 

03Dec2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Laura Frerichs Pritzker Economic Development

Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton today named University of Illinois Research Park Director Laura Frerichs co-chair of the transition's Job Creation and Economic Opportunity Committee.

In addition to Frerichs, the Job Creation and Economic Opportunity Committee will be chaired by Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council President Omar Duque, Illinois Medical District CEO and Executive Director Dr. Suzet McKinney and Chicago Federation of Labor President Bob Reiter. It will consist of 37 members.

24Sep2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
SBA Administrator Linda McMahon and Jim Langer of Serionix

Linda McMahon, the 25th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, visited the Research Park today to tour EnterpriseWorks, the technology business incubator that focuses on science- and research-based entrepreneurs.

 

30Jul2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Photonicare SBIR

A Research Park startup is making great strides in providing healthcare providers with better diagnostic tools. The National Institue of Health’s Small Business Innovation Research program recently awarded Photonicare $2.1 million. This is not the first time the medical diagnostics startup has won significant funds and they intend to use this round for a several-hundred person study which will better help them earn FDA approval and bring the product to market next year.

16Jul2018
TENANT: Agrible | CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Agrible Nutrien Research Park

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27Jun2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
mousr petronics enterpriseworks

Success isn’t a cat-and-mouse game for Petronics. The innovative startup’s premier device Mousr won big at the Global Pet Expo 2018 with the Best in Show award for new cat toys.

25Apr2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Revolution Medicines

EnterpriseWorks graduate, Revolution Medicines, tees up for oncology IND for $56M Series B Venture Capital Investment. The capital has been raised from Nextech Invest, The Column Group, and Third Rock. Current CEO, Mark Goldsmith, said, "We appreciate the strong support shown by our founding and new investors in this signifcant financing that will fuel the advancement of our exciting SHP2 program and innovative pipeline." 

01Mar2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
EarthSense Edwin Moore Family Agriculture Innovation Prize

EarthSense Recieves 2018 Edwin Moore Family Agriculture Innovation Prize Prize honors University of Illinois entrepreneurs pioneering new agricultural technologies Champaign, IL — EarthSense, a company that deve

12Feb2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
Snooz

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07Feb2018
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks
FruitVaccine

EnterpriseWorks startup FruitVaccine is changing the world of vaccinations with an edible, orally-administered fruit-based vaccine for human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Founded by University of Illinois professors Dr. Indu Rupassara and Dr. Dennis Buetow in 2017, the two have worked to modify tomatoes to develop a sub-unit vaccine.

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