Monday, July 28, 2014

Will you be there?

We are very proud to be a local sponsor of this year's State Science and Technology Institute conference in Chicago on "Regional Prosperity Through Innovation" September 14th-16th, 2014. 

The conference is supported by a partnership between the ISTC, DCEO and a number of leading organizations in innovation community. The event will feature an opening reception at 1871 and a keynote by J.B. Pritzker. In addition, a number of Illinois representatives will be serving on panels including the Illinois session on the energy ecosystem. 

Please visit the SSTI conference website for online agenda, registration info, and more.

Friday, July 25, 2014

SIU School of Medicine Startup News

The startup company of SIU School of Medicine's Dr. Jeremy Turner, Otoscience Labs, just secured a $1.5 million Department of Defense grant.  They also opened up a new facility in Jacksonville, IL this past May.  Stay tuned for more news out of this SIU startup!

Friday, July 18, 2014

MDT Licenses SIU Dust Control Technology

Mineral Development Technologies (MDT) recently executed a license agreement for exclusive rights to SIU's patented technology entitled "Water sprays for dust control on mining machines." MDT was established in 2009 by SIU's Dr. Paul Chugh, Harrold Gurley, John Pulliam, and Bill Bell to manufacture and supply dust control and other mine production-related technologies to underground mining operations in the Midwest. For more information, visit SIU's Innovative Sprays webpage.

Monday, June 16, 2014


Jeff Myers, SIU's Senior Technology Transfer Specialist, has retired from SIU and has taken a position at Michigan State University. He worked at SIU for over 23 years, starting out as a Contracts and Post Awards Specialist.  He spearheaded the SIU Technology Transfer Office's patenting and license negotiation activities for nearly two decades, with many resulting issued patents and executed license agreement in his wake.  He has accomplished a lot of positive things for the faculty inventors and the University. We are grateful for the expertise and dedication he provided, and wish him all the best in his new endeavors!

Friday, May 9, 2014

Snaps! SIU student invited to speak in Lithuania

By MARC ANTHONY for the Journal Star
Posted May. 8, 2014 @ 12:01 am
Updated May 8, 2014 at 11:00 PM

GOODFIELD — When your son is a 21-year-old chemistry major at Southern Illinois University whose laser videos have drawn more than 45 million views on YouTube, more than many popular TV shows, it’s only mildly surprising that he recently received an offer to speak at a technology conference in Lithuania.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

DE: Students aim to guide explorers’ paths

Read more​...And stay tuned to tomorrow's DE for more App stories!