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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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Beyond Biology

Central Illinois named US Tech Hub for biomanufacturing by Biden-Harris administration

President Joe Biden announced Monday that the Illinois Fermentation and Agriculture Biomanufacturing Hub (iFAB) is among 31 designated EDA Regional Innovation and Technology Hubs
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Beyond Silicon

Chicago is emerging as a quantum tech hub

The region was recently designated a quantum technology hub by the U.S. Department of Commerce, which will bring in additional federal funding.
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Beyond BiologyBeyond Carbon

Pritzker Chases Every Federal Dollar With New $1 Billion EPA Bid

Pritzker Chases Every Federal Dollar With New $1 Billion EPA Bid. Illinois is battling other US states for clean energy projects
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Beyond Silicon

Chicago area gets $10 million for new biotech hub

The new hub could help Chicago inventors get their research into commercial products faster and create more jobs in the area.
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Beyond Silicon

Pritzker’s science project: Aggressive bid for federal semiconductor center part of larger plan to make state hi-tech hub

With Chicago in the running for the $11 billion National Semiconductor Technology Center, a multi-university network of researchers and scientists are optimistic Illinois’ advances in ...
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Beyond Carbon

Illinois cashes in with 3,000 jobs from Stellantis-UAW deal

Illinois is a big winner in the new contract between the United Auto Workers and Stellantis, which will reopen its Belvidere plant to make trucks ...
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