Research Park Events

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    A minimum viable product is not a product, it’s a process. The primary goal isn’t to decide which features to include, it's to eliminate uncertainty about our target market by identifying our riskiest assumptions and finding the least costly methods to test them out. This session will explore how to correctly frame and define your MVP.

    • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Grainger Auditorium, ECE Building

    Hear about cool projects and internship opportunities available at Research Park companies.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Tony Zhu, Senior Analyst at Clean Energy Trust (CET), will discuss how CET can assist startups and how businesses can consider venture capital early on.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Room 130, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    This is a group for everyone interested in Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS and other new blockchain platforms, smart contracts and digital cryptocurrencies.

    • 4:00 pm   4:30 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Want to get more involved in the local tech community? Thinking about a career move? Join us for this informal professional networking event. This is not a career fair, but an opportunity to meet and mingle with companies.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

    • 3:30 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium

    Come Trick or Treat around EnterpriseWorks! We will have lots of tricks and treats along with costumes and candy. All of the little goblins and ghouls are welcome to attend. Wear your best costume for an EnterpriseWorks night to remember!

Friday, November 1, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of the industry.

    • 4:00 pm   4:30 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Friday, November 8, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Room 130, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    This user group is an opportunity to get to know each other better, to learn about new technologies, and (to the extent allowed!) share what we've learned.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • TBA

    Please join us for our three-part series on applying for Small Business Innovation Research grants.

    • 4:00 pm   4:30 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    • 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
    • I-Hotel and Conference Center

    Join us for the University of Illinois Research Park's seventh annual Big Data Summit to learn more about how leaders in business and academia are meeting the demands of the explosive world of Big Data.

    • 4:00 - 5:30 pm

    Are you interested in the field of Big Data and Data Analytics? Curious which companies may have cool opportunities for you in this field? Join us for our Career Networking event to connect with companies hiring for talent in this area.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Room 130, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    This user group welcomes professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud.

Friday, November 15, 2019

    • 4:00 pm   4:30 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Friday, November 22, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Join us for a festive holiday meal as we celebrate all that we are thankful for in the Research Park. All are welcome. A Thanksgiving style meal will be served.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Room 130, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Please join us for our three-part series on applying for Small Business Innovation Research grants.

    • 4:00 pm   4:30 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Friday, November 29, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Room 220, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Let's get together and learn how to leverage Ansible to increase efficiency and reduce time spent on routine server configuration.

Friday, December 6, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of the industry.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Room 130, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    This user group welcomes professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud.

Friday, December 13, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Room 130, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    This user group is an opportunity to get to know each other better, to learn about new technologies, and (to the extent allowed!) share what we've learned.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    • All Day

    Modern agriculture is being transformed by a confluence of advancing technologies. As a result, record-breaking investments in the sector are supporting new ventures. The University of Illinois is uniquely positioned where agriculture, engineering, and technology intersect, and is on its way to becoming a hub of agriculture entrepreneurship activity.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020