The Office of Technology Management congratulates this year’s Innovation Celebration winner and finalists.
Innovation Celebration is an annual event that recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit in our community and on our campus. Awardees are recognized for contributions in several categories, including economic impact, social entrepreneurship, and student start-ups.
On Feb. 25, President Barack Obama officially announced Chicago as the site of a one of four new U.S. digital manufacturing institutes. The new national Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute, or Digital Lab, was awarded $70 million from the U.S. Department of Defense and has also received commitments equaling $250 million from industry, academia, government, and community partners.