Project Spotlights

CEB Data Innovation Center Opens at UI Research Park

CEB Grand Opening

From the press release: CEB TAPS TOP TECH MINDS TO ADVANCE TALENT ANALYTICS LEADERSHIP Employees at new Data Innovation Center at Research Park at the University of Illinois to Focus on Emerging Technologies’ Applications for Talent-Focused Organizations ARLINGTON, Va., March 16, 2016—CEB (NYSE:CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, today announced the grand opening Read more »

Caterpillar Celebrates Grand Opening of Data Innovation Lab at UI Research Park

Article Source: University of Illinois Research Park  Caterpillar Inc. announced today the grand opening of its first data innovation lab, located in Research Park at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The lab brings together resources from key fields for the company’s research and development (R&D) efforts, including engineering, computer science, operations research and statistics, Read more »

Champaign Gets ‘Bronze’ Bike-Friendly Status

Article Source: The News-Gazette CHAMPAIGN — The city can now boast its “bicycle friendly community” status after it was one of 17 new cities listed by the League of American Bicyclists on Monday. Champaign entered the ranking as a bronze-level bicycle-friendly community. Five other Illinois cities are ranked — including Urbana, which achieved its bronze Read more »

Local plant to expand for storage

Article Source: The News-Gazette CHAMPAIGN — A $2.4 million addition to the Silgan White Cap facility in Champaign will enable the container-lid manufacturer to store more materials in-house, the plant manager said. Sam Finch said the plant in Interstate Research Park will add 71,620 square feet to the west side of its building this year, Read more »

2013 Innovation Celebration Winners

Innovation Celebration Logo

Over 200 people gathered at the National Center for Supercomputer Applications for the Eighth Annual Innovation Celebration on the evening of February 28th to recognize 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 Read more »