Illinois Innovation Ecosystem

Discover the breadth of Illinois’ innovation assets and resources by taking a tour of the Illinois Innovation Ecosystem. This includes current information on universities & research, industry, capital, government, and Illinois’ infrastructure. The presentation also highlights the state’s clusters of innovation, including food & ag tech, clean tech, nanotechnology, IT, health sciences, web & mobile, computing, and advanced manufacturing.

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Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness (PWR) Act

The Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness (PWR) Act, signed into law in 2016, takes a student-centered and competency-based approach to help students achieve college and career readiness. This Guidebook of Professional Learning Experiences within Information Technology (IT) was developed as a tool in a broader toolkit to enable opportunities for students to connect with adult mentors and build professional skills throughout their time in high school.

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Illinois Science and Technology Roadmap

The Illinois Science and Technology Roadmap uses a unique data and analysis approach to identify technology areas where Illinois’ innovation strengths can improve business competitiveness across the state’s diverse industry base.

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