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AWARE Workshop Two: Learning the Landscape

Event Type
EnterpriseWorks, Research Park
Illini Room 407, 1401 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801
Feb 12, 2020   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Laura Bleill
Originating Calendar
Research Park Events

Workshop One: Visioning Impact from Research

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Illini Union: Room 407

12-1 pm

This workshop introduces the commercialization process and features successful women entrepreneurs at Illinois. Participants explore their own research programs, discuss potential ideas for commercialization and reflect upon the benefits and challenges of taking ideas to market.


Workshop Two: Learning the Landscape

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Illini Union: Room 407

12-1 pm

This workshop introduces the entrepreneurship ecosystem at UIUC. Participants will learn of the entrepreneurial resources available within our community and engage with leaders within the ecosystem.

Lunch will be served.


Workshop Three: Building a Team

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

EnterpriseWorks: Room 130

12-1 pm

Participants learn the importance of building an effective team to bring their innovation to market.  They identify their role in the process and discover they don’t have to start a company or be the CEO.


Workshop Four: Understanding the Funding Lifecycle

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Illini Union: Room 314B

12-1 pm

Participants engage with experts from potential funding sources (public and private) to understand the available options that are most appropriate at each stage. (SBIR, Angel, VC etc.)

If you have any questions, or need accomodations for this event, please contact Laura Bleill at

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