Project Spotlights

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 »

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 »

Three Champaign County Companies Make Inc. 5000 – Fastest Revenue Growth

Three companies headquartered in  Champaign County, IL made the Inc. 5000 list for fastest revenue growth in 2011.  EP Technology Company, maker of video surveillance equipment including digital video recorders and network video recorders, came in a No. 636 experiencing 569% revenue growth from 2008 to 2011.   Midwest Underground Technology Inc., developer, constructor and Read more »

Champaign County EDC New President and CEO Announced

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – JULY 11, 2012   CHAMPAIGN COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has selected Mike Kirchhoff as its new President/CEO.  Kirchhoff emerged as the top candidate following a six-month nationwide search and a comprehensive evaluation and interview process that included both CCEDC and community Read more »