The Illinois Innovation Ecosystem
The state of Illinois is uniquely positioned as a Midwestern, national and global leader in science and technology research and development. Discover the breadth of Illinois’ innovation assets and resources by taking a tour of the Illinois Innovation Ecosystem presentation below. This includes a map and overview of the diverse and interrelated components of the state’s innovation economy, key statistics and metrics, vital infrastructure, and core sectors of growth, including clean tech and energy storage; health innovation; nanotechnology; digital technology; information technology; and high performance computing. The ISTC functions as a convener of this dynamic ecosystem to fully maximize the state’s assets while showcasing our strengths as a one-of-a-kind destination for science, technology, and innovation.