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.