Companies at UTP
Adica, LLC is an industry leader in providing Smart Market® services, including business solutions and decision support for energy companies and government agencies worldwide. Its innovative software products provide unique and valuable insights that enable its clients to succeed in the energy marketplace. The Smart Grid can be thought of as a "central nervous system" giving producers and consumers the ability to monitor and control energy consumption in real time. Adica's Smart Market® software provides the brainpower for making informed operational, investment, and policy decisions in a Smart Grid environment.
Advanced Cooling Therapy, LLC
Advanced Cooling Therapy (ACT) is developing revolutionary methods to control patient temperature that save lives while saving hospitals money. ACT’s disruptive technology offers a novel approach to patient temperature management that reduces risk, increases efficiency, and lowers costs while dramatically improving patient outcomes and survival at a lower cost than competitors.
Anagen Therapeutics, Inc.
An emerging biotechnology company focused on therapies for androgen and nuclear receptor-related diseases. Specific targets for its products under development include prostate disease, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative disease and skin disease.
ArborVita Associates, LLC
ArborVita Associates (AVA) is a biotechnology company that has developed a simpler, faster and more cost-effective way to modify DNA using a proprietary and patented method called DRAP (Direct, Rapid And Precise). DRAP solves the inefficiencies of gene modification and has immediate applications in drug development, gene therapy and advancing biomedical research.
CGC Products, LLC
CGC Products, LLC is a research-oriented, engineered materials company focused on developing micro-scale materials for a wide variety of applications including; construction materials, composite materials and the oilfield services industry.
Chromatin, Inc. is a biotech company developing and marketing innovative technologies and products that benefit the agricultural, energy, chemical, nutritional, and pharmaceutical sectors. Since 2000, the company has successfully developed and commercialized its proprietary gene stacking technology, which can be used to simultaneously, and precisely introduce multiple genes in any plant. Now, by deploying a broad and unique intellectual property platform, Chromatin is developing specialized sorghum feedstocks for the renewables industry. These next generation, high-quality feedstocks are being designed by Chromatin’s elite team of experts to meet the precise yield and performance requirements of the bioprocessing industry.
Data Defenders, LLC
Data Defenders is a leading provider of electronic voting system security solutions to election jurisdiction throughout the United States. To support electronic voting system security solutions, Data Defenders also provides IT Risk Management, Computer Incident Response Planning & Handling, Information Security and Computer Forensics solutions to Government, Corporate, and Consumer markets. For the Consumer market, Data Defenders has developed a unique holistic and hybrid approach for managing PC operations and security whose goal is to ensure the highest level of cyber security for users throughout the Internet.
DonorPath is a Fundraising Intelligence platform that enables nonprofit organizations to use their own data to create better fundraising results. By calling individual, corporate, foundation, and special event giving data from an organization’s database, DonorPath creates, visualizes, and shares new performance insights to help staff and volunteers align strategy formulation, budget allocation, and decision-making with revenue goals.
Founded in 2004, Education Design and Development Resource Corporation (EDDR) designs and delivers online and in-person professional development training to professionals worldwide. EDDR Corporation works with organizations that are in need of Instructional Design Professionals to create customized training solutions. From small projects to enterprise programs, EDDR is your training partner for facilitators, instructional designers, technical writers and other resources for your next training project.
ForeLight, LLC, is a company founded on innovation through collaboration, a niche player in the specialty and nutraceutical algae industry, and the only organic producer of DHA algae products in North America. Aiming to bring a new and better product to the fast-growing market of algae supplements, ForeLight engineers have developed photobioreactor technology that enables highly efficient organic production of high-value products, with minimal manufacturing costs. Its expansion plans include spirulina, chlorella, bio-diesel, and other valuable algae-based products, and is currently exploring other applications of its photobioreactor technology.
HEVT is primarily focused on the development, commercialization and scale of a patented platform of technologies enabling high-performing, more reliable and cost-efficient electric motors / generators and related power electronics. Its switched reluctance motor (SRM) technologies perform without the use of rare earth metals. HEVT's patented family of SRMs provides a novel alternative to induction and permanent magnet motors / generators with disruptive cost benefits. HEVT is one of a handful of companies with SRM expertise and the necessary and complementary expertise in power electronics and control. Its technologies have attracted funding from the Department of Energy’s ARPA-E and the Office of Naval Research.
Since 2006 INNOPSYS offers a complete range of InnoScan microarray scanners, enabling it to become a leader in its worldwide market. INNOPSYS markets its products in more than 30 countries through its distribution network and a subsidiary in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Its scanners are the fastest and have the best resolution in the world.
Intelligent Generation LLC
The mission of Intelligent Generation LLC is to be a catalyst for clean energy adoption by networking distributed power sources into virtual power plants. Its vision is to democratize how power is produced, stored and delivered to make renewable energy economically compelling. A first place winner of the 2009 Midwest Clean Tech Forum, IG uses patented technology to develop the IG Powerbroker. This is a smart device which, when combined with a stationary battery, can dramatically improve the economic efficiencies of a solar installation for large commercial structures or single family homes.
KENJIVA Energy Systems
KENJIVA Energy Systems incrementally integrates Demand Response and Reduction strategies with Energy Efficiency, Recycling and Distributed Generation Assets to transition clients from waste to efficiency and sustainability. KENJIVA Consumer services include design, installation and maintenance of high efficiency HVAC, photovoltaic, small wind and solar thermal systems. KENJIVA Utility services center on smart/net metering solutions which include prototype field testing, AMR meter/module installation and the removal / recycling of legacy devices.
Med Tech Detect is an emerging biotechnology company in the Chicago area. It combines time-tested methods of science with groundbreaking technology to develop drug- and disease-testing systems. Its mission is to revolutionize the diagnostics market with new technologies for home or professional use.
Neochloris, Inc., a green-tech startup, specializes in greenhouse gas reduction and alternative energy production. We have several patented and patent-pending technologies in algae cultivation, methane generation from wastes, and smart systems for process optimization and control. Collectively, these technologies help our clients reduce their carbon emissions producing alternative energy at the same time with unprecedented payback times and returns on investments.
PixelEXX Systems Inc.
PixelEXX is an early stage company commercializing novel and proprietary metal-semiconductor structures invented at Washington University in St. Louis, and subsequently developed into ultra-fast, ultra-sensitive, high-density detectors. PixelEXX is targeting biomedical instrumentation for research, drug-discovery and diagnostics markets where the need for sensitive, rapid, label-free measurements is a crucial unmet need.
Powertrib Ltd. is an innovative test laboratory located in Oxford, United Kingdom and Chicago, IL. The company offers consultancy services & testing in the field of tribology, which is the science of interacting surfaces including friction, wear, lubrication, surface damage & modifications and coatings. Powertrib was established in 2008, and it is based on more than 15 years of experience concerning tribology testing, lubricants and lubricant additives. Industries served include: automotive, wind, mechanical components, oil and chemical (e.g., coatings, lubricants and additives).
An R&D company focusing on new technologies in imaging. Predictek analyzes functional brain images for the pharmaceutical industry, and is developing a new kind of multispectral imaging for use by eye care professionals.
Roberson and Associates, LLC
Roberson and Associates provides engineering development, research management, and specialized technology consulting services for a with variety of corporate, government, and institutional customers. The company has an unusual depth of skills and boasts a very diverse experience base in the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) area with a particular focus on wireless technology including the emerging Dynamic Access Networks and Cognitive Radio arena.
SAMDI Tech, INC.
SAMDI Tech, Inc is a contract research organization that performs assays and high throughput screens for its clients. The company uses a proprietary label-free assay technology to perform rapid and quantitative assays of challenging biochemical targets.
Sigenics designs VLSI circuits and supplies packaged Silicon for analog and mixed-signal applications. The company focuses on unusual design challenges, targeting sensors, analog, and mixed-signal “System on a Chip” applications. It has experience in more than 12 processes including exotic process variants like Rad-Hard, SOI, High Temperature, HV BiCMOS DI, as well as post-fab metallization and etching processes.
Sigenics has successfully developed circuitry, sensors, and control mechanisms for neural engineering applications. Its main focus is the development of integrated devices for the biomedical research community with a balance between private industry and grant-funded projects. The company has also successfully participated in several programs not related to the biomedical field.
Sigenics’ research staff has grown to 11 employees (January, 2009), including three with PhD’s and five with MS degrees in electrical and/or biomedical engineering. Recent project relationships include the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Alion Science and Technology, California Institute of Technology, Halcyon, National Institutes of Health, MicroProbe Inc., CombiMatrix, and more.
Sword Diagnostics has introduced a next-generation detection system for ultrasensitive immunoassays. The system provides researchers with greater sensitivity which enables more accurate testing of low abundance markers. These increases in performance will aid researchers in basic and clinical science research, drug discovery, and could improve clinical diagnostics development, allowing clinicians and scientists to more accurately measure existing disease markers and to do so earlier in the disease progression. The new Sword Detection System utilizes a patented detection chemistry coupled with Raman Spectroscopy.
Therapeutic Proteins International, LLC
Therapeutic Proteins International, LLC (TPI) is a world-class global developer of biosimilar recombinant therapeutic proteins. TPI's biologics are manufactured in cGMP (current good manufacturing process) compliant facilities. TPI has developed manufacturing of biosimilars using proprietary disposable technology for both CHO and E.Coli-based products. TPI's cGMP compliant manufacturing facility is located at the University Technology Park at IIT in Chicago, Illinois USA.
Urban Innovation Center
The Center is operated by the Black Metropolis Technology Commission, an entity of the Bronzeville Community Development Partnership. The Commission believes that Bronzeville is poised to become the city’s Tech Hub and that it is critical to enhance the community’s position in the innovation economy. The Center's business incubator model is called T3: Tourism, Technology and Transportation. It has developed three key products and services for the incubator: Sustainable Bronzeville designed to create a critical mass for a collection of urban sustainability strategies; VisitBronzeville.com a digital heritage entertainment network; and the State Street Information Technology Corridor a smart community convergence plan.