The Illinois Innovation Index highlights the role of universities in creating Illinois start-ups.

The Illinois Innovation Index (III), a platform to connect academia and business in the state, has highlighted university contribution to the area’s innovation ecosystem since the turn of the decade.

Drawing on a survey conducted by the Illinois Science and Technology Coalition (ISTC), the Index discovered that Illinois universities have contributed 354 start-ups to the area since 2010, 283 of which are still in existence with 73% still remaining in the Illinois area. Of this total, 91 are spin-outs based…

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