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The Illinois Innovation Prize, administered by the Technology Entrepreneur Center in the College of Engineering, is awarded on an annual basis to the most innovative student on campus. This year, TEC will reward and recognize the most innovative student on campus with $20,000 on Thursday, April 28th at the Entrepreneurship Forum.

Awarding outstanding innovation

This student is:

  • a creative and passionate innovator
  • working with world changing technology
  • entrepreneurially minded
  • a role model for others

Students must be nominated by a faculty member, mentor, advisor or the like. Students cannot nominate themselves or other students. 



Are you interested in working on cool technology that will change the future? Are you an inovator? Come talk to Grainger to learn more about the cool things they are doing. Feel free to bring your Resume. They have Part-Time and Summer Internship opportunities available. Pizza will be served. 


Please join us for this networking event the night before the Agriculture Technology Innovation Summit. We will have a short program and meet and greet, as well as appetizers and beverages. The opening reception is being hosted by the College of ACES. Register for the summit through the link below.


Modern agriculture is being transformed by a confluence of advancing technologies. As a result, record breaking investments in the sector are supporting new ventures. Illinois is uniquely positioned where agriculture and technology intersect and is on its way to becoming a hub of agriculture entrepreneurship activity. This event will include speakers from industry, investors, and successful examples of entrepreneurship. It is being co-hosted and sponsored by the University of Illinois Research Park, the College of ACES, the Office of Corporate Relations, and the Office of Technology Management.

Topics include: Precision agriculture, data, sensors, drones, software, predictive analytics

Registration at http://go.illinois.edu/AgTech

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