The University of Illinois' Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory is the lead applicant in a regional consortium pursuing grant funding to train and equip biomanufacturing professionals.
The Illinois Community College Board has granted $9.4 million to institutions across the state to build up their programs for training students in EV technology and advanced manufacturing fields.
NASCIO award winner Adam Ford has started a position in cloud security months after being recognized for his accomplishments in cybersecurity in Illinois. He worked for the state for more than two decades.
U.S. Department of Agriculture doled out seven grants across Illinois to help rural schools and colleges to buy equipment that includes distance-learning equipment, classrooms and spaces for mental health treatment.
According to the Federal Highway Administration, the grant funding, allocated under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, aims to propel digital construction tools such as computer modeling and 3D design in 10 state DOTs.
Jim Schweizer, lead artificial intelligence researcher for Global Data Sciences Inc., has called on the city of Aurora, Ill., to develop an AI action plan, similar to what New York City unveiled in October.
This year’s state budget includes just $12 million for the electric vehicle rebates, which is nearly a 40 percent decrease compared with what was allocated for the previous round.
Accessing election information should soon be easier than ever for Effingham County residents after the Effingham County Board signed off on the purchase of new voter registration software.
On their annual tour of the state, administrators from the University of Illinois system are meeting with schools and local leaders to coordinate efforts to help families and small businesses get high-speed Internet.
A public-private coalition called Innovate Illinois has enlisted several universities in pursuit of federal funding to designate its quantum science and biomanufacturing centers as EDA Tech Hubs.