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University of Illinois 

1737 West Polk Street, Suite 414

Chicago  Illinois  60612  U.S.A.
Phone: 312-413-3825 Fax: 312-413-0238


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

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


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
In Chicago


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

In Chicago


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


There are two affiliated research parks that house more than 75 emerging technology companies in 2004.

The Research Park at the University of Illinois ( works closely with the campus and community to capitalize on the intellectual assets and business climate in Urbana-Champaign.

The Chicago Technology Park ( 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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Web Site: University of Illinois

 Company News
New Technique Paints Tissue Samples With Light, University of Illinois Study 3/25/2015 7:44:31 AM
Scientists Are Gunning For Hangover-Free Wine, University of Illinois Reveals 3/20/2015 8:15:51 AM
Scientists Work On the Drug Building Process One Block at a Time, University of Illinois Reveals 3/12/2015 1:45:01 PM
Science Proves Optimistic People Are Healthier, University of Illinois Study Finds 1/12/2015 7:02:40 AM
Now Researchers Can See How Unfolded Proteins Move In The Cell, University of Illinois Reveals 12/11/2014 5:58:57 AM
Development Of Inexpensive Hydrolyzable Polymer Will Impact Drug Delivery, Tissue Engineering, University of Illinois Study 12/5/2014 7:56:50 AM
Electronics That Dissolve In Water May Be The Next Generation Of Devices, University of Illinois Study 10/10/2014 7:23:56 AM
Teen Gaming Addicts May Wind Up Physically Healthier As Young Adults, University of Illinois Reveals 10/8/2014 6:19:16 AM
Healthy Fats Help Diseased Heart Muscle Process, Use Fuel, University of Illinois Study 9/30/2014 6:52:35 AM
Banked Blood Gets Stiffer With Age, University of Illinois Study 9/8/2014 6:43:39 AM