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New Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Specialist Announced

NEW TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP SPECIALIST JOINS LOCAL SMALL BUSINES DEVELOPMENT CENTER The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has selected Tim Montague, M.S., CFRE as its new Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Specialist. Montague was the top candidate following a 3-month search and comprehensive evaluation and interview process that Read more »

Shahid Khan on 60 Minutes

Shahid Khan, University of Illinois grad and Urbana business owner (Flex-N-Gate) was recently featured on 60 Minutes. The story details his life to the United States, his time as a college student at the University of Illinois, his business success, his recent purchase of the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL team, and his dedication to giving back Read more »

Save the Date for the 2013 Innovation Celebration Event

Innovation Celebration provides recognition of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks, and provided leadership to ensure the continuing economic success of Champaign County, the ongoing success of the University’s economic development mission, and the growth of entrepreneurial talent and energy in the community. Innovation Celebration is not merely an award Read more »

HPC360: Your Modeling and Simulation Resource HQ Conference

HPC360: Conference on Modeling and Simulation,  University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois October 23-24, 2012 Free Registration Would you like to know more about the aspects and benefits of Modeling and Simulation and how it relates to business? Get first-hand insight into how your organization can take advantage of this technology by attending R Systems’ HPC360 Read more »

Tech Cocktail Sept 6, 2012 at Houlihans

Time to mix it up with Tech Cocktail at Houlihans tonight Sept 6, 2012. The startup showcase will include Fitsby, Valkyrie Computer Systems, Smart Structures, StudyCloud and TrakBill. Thanks to our sponsors; Champaign County EDC, Singleton Law Firm, University of Illinois Research Park, ChicagoMicro, Technology Entrepreneur Center – Engineering at Illinois, Illinois Small Business Development Read more »