The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provided a significant infusion of funding for universities and laboratories in Illinois to enhance their research and commercialization activities. Two and a half years later, we highlight some of this groundbreaking work. This edition of ISTC Catalyst highlights ARRA driven activities in Illinois.
Watch and Listen:
Argonne Director Dr.Eric Isaacs talks about ARRA Projects at Argonne
The Apps for Metro Chicago Illinois Competition challenges developers to create applications using hundreds of data sets that have been made available by the State, City and Cook County. Applications for the first round of the competition are due by 11:59 p.m. on August 15. Click here to apply. Over $50,000 in prizes is available to applicants over three rounds of competition.
Midwest Clean Tech 2011
September 14th, 2011
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Chicago Ideas Week
October 10-16, 2011
Register now to attend programs with R&D leaders including Governor Quinn, Mayor Emanuel, Pandora Founder Tim Westergren, and Pulitzer Prize Winner Thomas L. Friedman.