All economic development

Jay Williams, U.S. assistant secretary of commerce for economic development

December 14, 2016

Federal grant to help UIC promote Chicagoland green economic development

Five-year initiative to address manufacturing, workforce development

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December 13, 2016

Commerce Department partners with UIC to promote green economic development

UIC’s Voorhees Center among winners in 2016 University Center competition

Infographic shows UIC economic impact

May 27, 2015

UIC’s benefit to Illinois: $4 billion per year

Greatest economic contribution to state through education

Logo for American's Urban Campus, a consortium of 17 Chicago nonprofit colleges and universities.

November 15, 2014

Chicago universities a major force in city, study finds

Higher-ed consortium measures institutions’ economic, cultural impact

Rendering of UI Labs building

June 4, 2014

UI LABS facility planned on Chicago’s Goose Island

Home for university-industry collaborations in digital manufacturing

rolls of metal sheeting

December 18, 2013

$5M grant supports university manufacturing initiative

UI LABS will work with Illinois companies to move technology forward

Bruce Katz

October 7, 2013

Policy experts to discuss ‘next economy’ for region

Metro areas seen as drivers of the economy

UIC Chancellor Paula Allen-Meares

April 26, 2013

UIC launches $10M ‘innovation fund’ to advance startups

Proceeds will be reinvested to support further UIC technology development

April 26, 2013

UIC partners with state on biotech industry innovation hub

$3.4M facility in Medical District to incubate drug, diagnostic, medical device and IT startups