ISTC Catalyst Archives
March 2014Universities – A Nucleus for Illinois Innovation Clusters: Aerospace Cluster Development and Support in Rockford, Illinois
February 2014Connecting Business and Science Across Campus: University-driven Entrepreneurship
January 2014Opening a Closed Technology Licensing Landscape
November 2013Federal Support for Basic Science & Technology Commercialization: Sparking Economic Growth for Illinois
October 2013Illinois’ Research and Development Tax Credit
September 2013A New Vision for the Illinois Medical District
August 2013Improving Illinois’ SBIR and STTR Competitiveness
July 2013Education Technology
June 2013Open Government & Civic Data
May 2013Immigration and STEM Talent
April 2013Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship
March 2013The App Economy: Driving Illinois’ Technology Economy in New Ways
February 2013A New Era for Smart Grid Innovation in Illinois
January 2013The Rise of the Impact Entrepreneur in Illinois
December 2012Personalized Medicine
November 2012Particle Physics Research: Impact and Applications
October 2012Big Data and Computation
September 2012Health Information Technology
August 2012Food Innovation
July 2012Why RDI Matters to the Illinois Economy
State of Illinois Investment in Research, Development and Innovation Yields Great Returns
Since 2001, the State of Illinois has invested over $175 million in research, development and innovation activities and provided over $44 million in support for research and technology parks throughout the state (Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity). This edition of ISTC Catalyst celebrates the State’s commitment to innovation with two new fact sheets highlighting just a few of the investments that are enhancing Illinois’ global standing as a place where science and technology foster economic growth.
To download the factsheets, click on the images.
Watch & Listen
Argonne: Advanced Photon Source Upgrade Project
Research Park at the University of Illinois Overview
Illinois Innovation Index: Using Patent Output to Gauge Illinois’ innovation trajectory
Statewide Competition Brings High-Speed Internet to Communities
Nominations Now Open for the 13th Annual Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS Awards
ITA CityLIGHTS is the annual celebration of vitality and innovation in the Illinois technology community. Celebrating its 13th year, ITA CityLIGHTS recognizes some of the leading technology companies and individuals whose leadership and success are driving the role of technology in Illinois. Nominations for CityLIGHTS awards are now open and will be accepted until March 26, 2012. Self-nominations are welcome and appreciated.
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The Exchange 2012
March 22, 2012
Research Town Meeting and Fair, SIU Carbondale
April 17, 2012
Department of Defense (DoD) SBIR/STTR, Phase 1 Proposal Preparation Workshop
April 24, 2012
IIT Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation
10 W. 35th Street, 16th Floor
Chicago, IL 60616
On Tuesday, April 24, the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, Illinois Institute of Technology and Northwestern University will be sponsoring an all day SBIR application training session from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jim Greenwood, an expert on the SBIR process and head of Greenwood Consulting Group, will be leading the workshop on the SBIR/STTR program and DoD opportunities.
The cost for this event is $200 per person. Space is limited. For more information, or to reserve your spot, contact Margaret Smith at email@example.com.Top
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In April 2012, ISTC Catalyst will feature Nanotechnology Materials and Industrial Applications.
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