University of Illinois' Chancellor says the Chicago is not ready to drain any resources from Champaign-Urbana.
Chancellor Robert Jones is thus committed to expanding the UI Research Park at Champaign, The News Gazette reported. He says the Research Park, which has 100 companies, 2,000 employees and $ 60 million payroll, wants to make a start on developing and using the university's expertise to become globally competitive.
Discovery Partners Institute in Chicago, a public-private partnership that would anchor a statewide "innovation network."
"We're not going anywhere." We're not closing anything Moving from Chicago to Chicago. "He said Chicago is the heart of a new technology and innovation renaissance The Midwest for the first time in decades.
Jones said he has a lot of the talent that fueled growth in Silicon Valley. He said the university needed to build bridges to Chicago "