from idea to impact

The Illinois Science & Technology Coalition is a member-driven non-profit that strengthens the state’s innovation economy through ecosystem programming and support, data insights, and non-partisan policy and advocacy at a state and national level. Our impactful STEM education programs connect classrooms with companies to solve real world problems while preparing the next generation of STEM talent.

“Our mission is to measure, connect, and enrich the Illinois innovation economy.”

—The Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC)

The Illinois Science & Technology Coalition’s (ISTC) is committed to creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization. This drive for change led us to develop the ARC framework.

Universities/Federal Labs


Civic Partners

High Schools

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