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COMPLETING THE CIRCUIT: TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING PROCESS AT CHICAGO'S DIGITAL MANUFACTURING AND DESIGN INNOVATION INSTITUTE

August 2, 2018

The silicon brains of today’s warfighters are just as complex as their alloy exteriors, requiring engineers like those at Lockheed Martin to have mastery of not only aeronautics and flight, but also advanced computing and electronics. As one of the...

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THE LAUNCH OF CITY TECH'S CONNECT CHICAGO INNOVATION PROGRAM

April 24, 2018

Today, City Tech is pleased to announce the launch of the Connect Chicago Innovation Program along with funders Microsoft, Comcast, Sprint, the Lenovo Foundation, Gogo, Clarity Partners, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The Connect Chicago Innovation Program will support collaborative,...

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CHICAGO CITY SOLUTIONS

April 23, 2018

The United Nations Uraía Platform has selected the City of Chicago and City Tech to host Chicago City Solutions. The global conference on July 11th and 12th, will bring Chicago’s city solutions to international visibility and foster discussion between other local...

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FOUR YEARS OF FORGING THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING

March 20, 2018

Just over four years ago, the official launch of the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) took place at the White House, with great fanfare and at least one reference to Iron Man. Last week, elected officials, Department of...

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CHICAGO HEALTH ATLAS DEBUTS ON THE ISLAND

March 14, 2018

Chicago Health Atlas Joins City Tech In January 2018, the Smart Chicago Collaborative and City Digital teams became one to form City Tech Collaborative. The Chicago Health Atlas joins a long list of exciting pilots and projects at City Tech. City Tech...

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CHI HACK NIGHT & CITY TECH WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH SPEAKER SERIES

March 6, 2018

The month of February was an inspiring showcase of incredible black individuals who activate technology and data to increase digital access and tech opportunities, reform the criminal justice system, found businesses, or build social justice movements. City Tech and Chi...

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INTRODUCING THE CHI HACK NIGHT & CITY TECH BLACK HISTORY MONTH SPEAKER SERIES

February 2, 2018

Last March, hundreds of technologists, civic leaders, and community members heard from talented, diverse women who work in civic-driven technology across Chicago. As a collaboration between Smart Chicago Collaborative and Chi Hack Night, the Women in Tech speaker series was...

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