EP Purification, a startup with lab and office space at EnterpriseWorks that is licensing technology out of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, won $100,000 in the Clean Energy Challenge.  


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The Digital Lab for Manufacturing is a world-class manufacturing hub based in Chicago with the capabilities and collaborative expertise to transform American manufacturing.


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University of Illinois was ranked #10 on the List of Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Patents in 2012.  


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University trustees approved a $5 million grant to support a new manufacturing initiative to advance economic development across the state.


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OTM Director Lesley Millar shares some insights on how university technology transfer offices guide innovative technologies through the commercialization process.


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The Buzz

  • The University of Illinois will partner with the state to create the Illinois Manufacturing Laboratory. 

  • AB InBev opened the Bud Lab at the University of Illinois Research Park. The lab brings together UI's top talent with the company’s portfolio of leading beer brands in a vibrant environment...

  • UI Labs is a bold proposal for a research and development laboratory & think tank to be based in Chicago that connects University of Illinois, state, and industry leaders.