Category: R&D

Reinstate the Illinois R&D Tax Credit

Reinstate the Illinois R&D Tax Credit

   By Mark Denzler, Vice President & COO, Illinois Manufacturers Association, Mark Harris, President & CEO, Illinois Science and Technology Coalition and Warren Ribley, President & CEO, Illinois Biotechnology Innovation Organization   Illinois’ research and development (R&D) tax credit expired in 2016 and has yet to be renewed. Why is that a big deal? R&D tax credits help boost private […]

Making the Future: How Incubators Are Driving a New Era of Hardware Innovation and Manufacturing in Illinois

Making the Future: How Incubators Are Driving a New Era of Hardware Innovation and Manufacturing in Illinois

By Jeffrey Margolis, Managing Director, Illinois Science and Technology Coalition Haven Allen, Manufacturing Strategy Manager, World Business Chicago   Illinois has a strong legacy as a state of makers and builders. Product development and manufacturing that advance key industries have been a crux of Illinois’ economy from the advent of the assembly line. More recently, Illinois has been […]

Illinois R&D driving industry: Illinois laboratories and industry partner to advance accelerator-based technologies

Illinois R&D driving industry: Illinois laboratories and industry partner to advance accelerator-based technologies

By Robert Kephart, Director, Illinois Accelerator Research Center (IARC), Fermilab, and Cherri J. Schmidt, Manager, Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer, Fermilab   Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), both located within 30 miles of Chicago, combine to give Northern Illinois the highest concentration of accelerator experts in the world. Accelerators are powerful machines that […]

Federal R&D Support Drives Illinois Tech

Federal R&D Support Drives Illinois Tech

By Illinois Reps. Dan Lipinski (D-3) and Randy Hultgren (R-14) Illinois has an ecosystem of innovation that puts us in a place to lead the nation in a number of high tech fields, and our nation’s historic commitment to basic scientific research has put the people and infrastructure in place for our state to reap the benefits. […]