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Beyond Silicon

Innovate Illinois Co-Vice-Chair Chancellor Robert J. Jones Attends White House Event Announcing CHIPS and Science Act R&D Program

The White House event featured a celebratory opening followed by two concurrent roundtables focusing on workforce and research, with Chancellor Jones’ participation.
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Beyond Biology

Growing industry: UI, partners seek $70 million grant to promote ag tech

Local and regional partners are working on a federal grant application to help promote biomanufacturing in Champaign, Macon and Piatt counties.
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Beyond Boundaries

Gov. Pritzker Announces $160 Million In Federal Funding for Great Lakes Water Innovation Engine

$160 million grant to Chicago-based water innovation hub Current will power Great Lakes-area water and energy innovation.
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Beyond Silicon

Illinois has the tools and talent to power America’s next stage of AI

In the last few decades, technology has permeated every facet of our day-to-day lives. Foreign adversaries now often use technological prowess rather than tanks and ...
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Beyond Boundaries

Governor Pritzker Announces Federal Recompete Grant Award Progress for Illinois Communities

Two U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awards target Springfield and Decatur for investment dollars.
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Beyond Boundaries

Innovate Illinois Drives Decatur’s Selection as EDA Recompete Pilot Program Finalist, Springfield Secures Strategy Grant

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has announced that Decatur is 1 of 22 finalists in the Distressed Area Recompete Pilot Program, alongside Springfield’s receiving a ...
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Beyond Boundaries

Springfield to receive federal economic planning grant; Decatur named a finalist

Springfield will be one of 24 communities to receive a Strategy Development Grant for planning toward projects that spur economic activity.
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Beyond Biology

Local pipefitter expertise supports growing biomanufacturing industry in Central Illinois

New initiatives led by the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 149 and the Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory (IBRL) are training more skilled tradespeople to support this rapidly growing industry in ...
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Beyond Biology

iFAB Tech Hub partners IBRL and BBP scale fermentation tech, jobs in Central Illinois

The Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Research Park startup Boston Bioprocess are part of the Illinois Fermentation and Agriculture Biomanufacturing Hub, a newly designated EDA Tech Hub.
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