Startups

We’re committed to ensuring that innovations grow beyond our universities and into the private sector. In FY2015, U of I research was licensed to 15 startup companies. There are currently more than 90 active startups licensing U of I intellectual property, including 57 in Illinois, each creating jobs and driving economic development.

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