Catalyst

The Catalyst newsletter is a monthly publication that spotlights components of the state’s innovation ecosystem. Each month, we feature a column written by a leader from the tech community, highlight innovation news in Illinois, or offer perspective on current issues in the innovation community. Catalyst is the best way to stay up-to-date on all things science and technology in Illinois.

 

E-Mentoring: A New Model for STEM Education

E-Mentoring: A New Model for STEM Education

By Allie Barwise, Managing Director and Emily Cooper, Director of Programs, Illinois Science and Technology Institute   By 2018, it is expected that Illinois will demand 319,820 STEM jobs, and 93 percent of those jobs will require some sort of post-secondary...

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...

NSF I-Corps: Jump-starting University Innovation in Illinois

NSF I-Corps: Jump-starting University Innovation in Illinois

By Jed L. Taylor, Director of Operations, University of Illinois Technology Entrepreneur Center One day the airplane you fly on will be safer because its GPS device uses authentication technology being commercialized out of the lab of Professor Grace Gao at the...

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