Illinois Entrepreneurship Master Calendar

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    • 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

    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.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • BNAACC, 1212 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

    Hear from a panel of women from Research Park on working in the tech hub at the University of Illinois.

    • 4:00 - 5:30 pm
    • Chancellor's Room, i-Hotel, 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820

    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.

Friday, March 6, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Illini Union Courtyard Cafe

    Have an idea but aren't sure what to do next? Come to Entrepreneurship Office Hours with TEC!

    • 4:00   4:20 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about engaging with the entrepreneurship community at EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to see what EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020

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

    Professionals and students in Champaign-Urbana Illinois and the surrounding region with an interest in cloud computing platforms including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Grainger Engineering Libary, Design Studio (1st Floor, West Side)

    Have an idea but aren't sure what to do next? Come to Entrepreneurship Office Hours with TEC!

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, Room 130, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign, IL 61820

    Join us for a Small Business Innovation Research workshop aiming to provide training and education on the SBIR/STTR application process to small businesses interested in submitting proposals. 

    • 4:00   4:20 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about engaging with the entrepreneurship community at EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to see what EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Illini Room 314B, 1401 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801

    The fourth workshop in our AWARE series will allow participants to engage with experts from potential funding sources.

    • 5:30 - 8:30 pm
    • Alice Campbell Alumni Center 601 S. Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61801

    Innovation Celebration provides recognition of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks, and provided leadership to ensure the continuing economic success of Champaign County, the ongoing success of the University's economic development mission, and the growth of entrepreneurial talent and energy in our community.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Illini Union Courtyard Cafe

    Have an idea but aren't sure what to do next? Come to Entrepreneurship Office Hours with TEC!

    • 4:00   4:20 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about engaging with the entrepreneurship community at EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to see what EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Friday, April 10, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Grainger Engineering Libary, Design Studio (1st Floor, West Side)

    Have an idea but aren't sure what to do next? Come to Entrepreneurship Office Hours with TEC!

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

    Join us for a Small Business Innovation Research workshop aiming to provide training and education on the SBIR/STTR application process to small businesses interested in submitting proposals. 

    • 4:00   4:20 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about engaging with the entrepreneurship community at EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to see what EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

    • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    • 3002 ECE Building

    The campus-wide Cozad New Venture Challenge, held annually since 2000, is designed to encourage students to create new businesses. The competition provides mentoring to teams through the phases of venture creation; and workshops on idea validation, pitching skills, and customer development. In 2019, teams competed for over $250,000 in funding and in-kind prizes.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • iHotel Conference Center

    The campus-wide Cozad New Venture Challenge, held annually since 2000, is designed to encourage students to create new businesses. The competition provides mentoring to teams through the phases of venture creation; and workshops on idea validation, pitching skills, and customer development. In 2019, teams competed for over $250,000 in funding and in-kind prizes.

Friday, April 17, 2020

    • 4:00   4:20 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about engaging with the entrepreneurship community at EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to see what EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Friday, April 24, 2020

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

    Join us for a Small Business Innovation Research workshop aiming to provide training and education on the SBIR/STTR application process to small businesses interested in submitting proposals. 

    • 4:00   4:20 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about engaging with the entrepreneurship community at EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to see what EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Friday, May 1, 2020

    • 4:00   4:20 pm
    • 60 Hazelwood Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Want to learn more about engaging with the entrepreneurship community at EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to see what EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    • 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.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • NCSA, 1205 W Clark St, Urbana, IL 61801

    This national outreach event provides attendees with an opportunity to hear directly from participating federal agency program managers and meet one-on-one to discuss possible technology development through SBIR/STTR funding.