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Save the Date for the 2013 Innovation Celebration Event

Innovation Celebration provides recognition of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks, and provided leadership to ensure the continuing economic success of Champaign County, the ongoing success of the University’s economic development mission, and the growth of entrepreneurial talent and energy in the community.

Innovation Celebration is not merely an award for accomplishment, however, but a benchmark of success for those outstanding individuals, organizations and corporations who are nominated and selected to receive this prestigious award. Additionally, Innovation Celebration serves as a tangible collaboration between the University of Illinois and the community that clearly establishes the power of cooperation and united vision.

Innovation Celebration 2013
February 28, 2013
5:30 – 8:00 PM (Reception 5:30; Awards 6:00; Reception 7:00)
NCSA Building – 1205 W. Clark, Urbana

Community Awards: Social Entrepreneurship, Student Startup, New Venture, Entrepreneur Advocacy, Economic Development Impact, Entrepreneurial Excellence in Management, and Entrepreneurial Excellence in Management.

University of Illinois Awards: Innovation Discovery & Innovation Transfer.

A full description of the awards as well as past winners can be found on our website at the link below.

To RSVP for the event or nominate someone for an award, please visit our website at the following link: