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About University of IllinoisUNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP
The University of Illinois, with campuses in Chicago, Springfield, and Urbana-Champaign, educated 70,000 students annually and employs 5,300 full-time faculty. See www.uillinois.edu
Technology-based economic development is led and coordinated by the Vice President for Technology and Economic Development, David L. Chicoine.
For initiatives, reports, resources, and contacts, visit www.vpted.uillinois.edu
In 2003, total research expenditures were $785 million; with about $280m in the life and biosciences. The UIC campus has research strengths with its colleges of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, and public health. At UIUC related strengths are in basic sciences, genomics, and agricultural sciences. For research initiatives, news, reports, and expertise, visit the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
In Urbana-Champaign www.uiuc.edu/research In Chicago http://research.uic.edu/
In 2004, the Offices of Technology Management received 262 disclosures, filed 184 US patent applications, and executed 95 licenses and options with commercial partners, and managed 427 active licenses. To date, the University holds title to 504 U.S. patents.
In Urbana-Champaign www.otm.uiuc.edu
In Chicago www.research.uic.edu/techtransfer
In 2004, 16 new start-ups were established and based on a license for university technology.
IllinoisVentures, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University provides start-up services, developmental funding, and follow-on funding through the Illinois Emerging Technology Fund, to support and build commercially successful technology companies. Visit http://www.illinoisventures.com/
BUSINESS INCUBATION AND RESEARCH PARKS
There are two affiliated research parks that house more than 75 emerging technology companies in 2004.
The Research Park at the University of Illinois (www.tech.com/researchpark/index.asp) works closely with the campus and community to capitalize on the intellectual assets and business climate in Urbana-Champaign.
The Chicago Technology Park (www.imdc.org/CTP) is primarily focused on biotech and life sciences. The CTP is managed by the Illinois Medical District, and closely affiliated with the University of Illinois Medical Center, Rush University Medical Center, neighboring research institutes and hospitals as well as other Chicago area research institutions.
Last Updated: 05-16-05
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RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces the 2nd Amendment to its License Agreement with the University of Illinois
RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company and the Board of Trustees of University of Illinois, a body corporate and politic of the State of Illinois, have agreed to a second amendment to their Exclusive License Agreement.
Professors Anna Schwedenman¹ and Sarfaraz Niazi² awarded a $2 Million FDA grant to create novel analytical methods to reduce the cost of developing biosimilars
To reduce the cost of development of the approval of biosimilars, the FDA is encouraging the introduction of novel analytical methods to establish biosimilarity, reducing more expensive and time-consuming testing.
Between top-notch academic institutions, solid venture capital funding, expanding lab space and governmental support, Chicago is emerging as a true hotbed for biotech growth.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have uncovered the possibility of utilizing gene editing to reverse a cause of anxiety and alcohol use disorder (AUD).
Public health officials are seeing a notable rise in cases and expressing concerns over more subvariants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. For those stories and more, continue reading.
Modular Bioscience Acquires Exclusive License to University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Artificial Restriction Enzyme Technology
Modular Bioscience, an early stage biotechnology company based in Silicon Valley, announced that it has executed a definitive agreement with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for an exclusive global patent license to a novel artificial restriction enzyme platform.
Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents The University Of Illinois At Chicago With $100,000 Hyundai Impact Award Grant To Support Pediatric Cancer Research
The Hyundai Hope On Wheels non-profit embarks on a nationwide tour this Summer to award new grants for pediatric cancer, surpassing $160 million in lifetime funding for research [12-August-2019] CHICAGO , Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels ® (HHOW), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported by Hyundai and its U.S. dealers, announces $100,00
Non-Invasive Longitudinal Imaging of the Developing Eye
An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine reports that noninvasive imaging techniques can be used to study eye development.
Morris Animal Foundation study identifies new fungus linked to freshwater turtle shell disease
Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Illinois identified a new fungus that could be a significant emerging pathogen of freshwater turtles.
Research Roundup: Inactive Drug Ingredients, Whole-Body Regeneration Genes, Alzheimer’s Tests and...
3/22/2019There are plenty of great scientific research stories out this week. Here’s a look at just a few of them.
Ambys Medicines, based in Redwood City, California, has launched in an unusual deal with Osaka, Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Company.
Study: Common Medications Taken By U.S. Adults Could Increase Risks of Depression, Suicide
6/14/2018Depression is a complex disease and occurs for a number of reasons. One reason may be the medication that people are taking.
Monsanto Opens Innovation Center at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The University of Illinois today announced that Monsanto, a global agriculture company headquartered in St. Louis, and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto have opened the Monsanto Innovation Center at the University of Illinois Research Park.
Smartphone-Powered Diagnostic Spectrum Analyzer Shrinks A Hospital Lab Into Portable Device, University of Illinois Study
New Microscope Technique Reveals Internal Structure Of Live Embryos, University of Illinois Study Reveals
This Super-Cheap Camera Will Take The Sting Out Of Those Eye Exams, University of Illinois Study Reveals
Syngenta AG Establishes Digital Innovation Lab At University of Illinois
RespireRx Announces Positive Results From Phase 2B PACE Study Conducted By The University of Illinois Dronabinol Reduces Symptoms Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Are Your Sperm Up To Scratch? Phone Microscope Lets You Check, University of Illinois Study
Hops Extract Could Help Reduce Breast Cancer Risk, University of Illinois Study