Request for Consulting Proposals

September 04, 2019

The EDA University Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks consulting proposals for an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) Program that will serve startup ventures and prospective entrepreneurs in downstate Illinois (south I-80). Click article headline to read more ...

Surefooted LLC Awarded STTR Grant from National Institutes of Health

December 19, 2018

Approximately 1 in 3 senior citizens experience a fall each year and falls are the leading cause of death by an injury among those aged 65 and older. Surefooted is developing a type of physical therapy equipment that aims to revolutionize fall prevention.

Oxalo Therapeutics Awarded $2.3 Million of STTR Funding from National Institutes of Health

December 03, 2018

According to the National Kidney Foundation, about one in ten people will develop a kidney stone. Oxalo Therapeutics, a University of Chicago (UC) biotech startup, is developing a drug to treat and prevent kidney stones. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Oxalo Therapeutics a $2.3 million grant for a first-of-its-kind drug.