Protect, fund, support and launch your ideas seamlessly through the University of Illinois’ resources.
OTMs help with
- Protecting your intellectual property
- Marketing your invention to potential partners
- Licensing your technology
- Creating societal impact
Get support with:
- Proof of concept grants
- Seed capital
- Venture capital
Consistently named a “top 100 venture capital firm” nationally by Entrepreneur magazine, startup and early-stage investment firm Illinois VENTURES brings together leading University of Illinois researchers and entrepreneurs to shape concepts, vision, and intellectual property into high-growth, breakthrough companies.
Research Park benefits:
- Collaborate with U of I researchers
- Access student talent
- Hire local talent
- Benefit from services and educational programs