Share the Vision 2012: University of Illinois Technology Showcase
This spring, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Office of Technology Management is hosting its technology showcase, "Share the Vision 2012," featuring some of the leading innovators on campus.
If you're a venture capitalist or a corporate technology executive, we invite you to join us for exciting and stimulating discussions of innovations in the pipeline in health, advanced materials, clean energy and sustainability, and information technology.
April 5-6, 2012 at the I-Hotel & Conference Center
- Thursday, April 5th: Faculty presentations
- Friday, April 6th: Tours of UIUC's EnterpriseWorks and Research Park
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If you are a venture capitalist or a corporate technology executive and are interested in attending, please RSVP to Nicole Nair at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll follow up with registration information. Deadline for registration is March 15, 2012.
We're happy to announce out keynote speakers for the event:
Errol Arkilic, Innovation Corps Program Director at the National Science Foundation;
Orlando Saez, Deputy Director, Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology (DCEO) at the State of Illinois
The University's entrepreneurial momentum is high. Recent technology breakthroughs have launched startup companies such as ShareThis, mc10 Inc., Riverglass, Solarbridge, Semprius, ANDalyze, Nuvixa, Cazoodle, EdenPark, Xerion Advanced Battery, Hoowaki, Vanquish Oncology, ImmuVen, Diagnostic Photonics, Autonomic Materials, 4d Teleport Technologies, and many others.
The Association of University Research Parks named the University's technology park as the 2011 Outstanding Research Park, recognizing its excellence in transitioning technology from the laboratory to commercially viable businesses. The Research Park, currently home to more than 90 companies, was also named by Forbes in 2010 as one of "10 Incubators That Are Changing the World."
Snapshot of University of Illinois Innovation resources:
Faculty speakers will include:
Winners of the MacArthur Fellowship, Lemelson-MIT Prize, NIH New Innovator Award, Korea's Ho-Am Prize in Science, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Scientist Awards, Humboldt Awards, and IEEE awards, among other national and international accolades. See more.
Attendees will include:
Advanced Micro Devices, Ameren Energy Marketing Co., Ameren Services Company, Applied Engineering Technologies, Applied Ventures, ARCH Venture Partners, Astellas Venture Management LLC, Baxter Healthcare, Boeing, Bostik, Inc., Braemar Energy Ventures, Clean Energy Trust, Dow Chemical Company, Elanco Animal Health / Eli Lilly and Company, EMD Millipore Corporation, ERDC CERL, Flavin Ventures, Force Diagnostics, Inc, HealthScape Advisors, Heartland Angels, Inc., Honda Research Institute, Hopewell Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners, I2A Fund, IL Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, Illinois Partners, Illinois Science + Technology Park, Illinois State Treasurer's Office, Innovation Partners, Intelligent Medical Objects, Inc., John Deere, Konica Minolta Laboratory USA, NanoInk, Inc., National Science Foundation, Nidus Partners, Novartis, OCA Ventures, Open Prairie Ventures, Inc., Osage Partners, Plextronics, Inc., Quest Integrated, Inc., Raytheon, Rockwell Collins, Rolls-Royce, Sevin Rosen Funds, Serra Ventures, SGI GROUP, LLC, Sony Corporation of America, TGap Ventures, US Army Eng Res & Dev Center, Venture Investors LLC, Venturelab, WeGather, LLC, Woll Enteprises
We are grateful for the support of our sponsors: