In the News:
December 15, 2016
When Jim Boccarossa met Stephanie Murphy, he did not know anything about the aviation industry. She had spent 10 years in the business, however, brokering spare parts.
Read more in the Financial Times.
December 8, 2016
UI LABS is unique among innovation accelerators because of the degree to which a municipal government—in this case Chicago’s—is involved with developing, deploying and testing its urban solutions. Established in 2014, the accelerator brings together more than 300 university and industry partners—hence the “UI”—under two labs: the Digital Manufacturing & Design Innovation Institute, focused on improving American competitiveness, and City Digital, centered around smart technology...
Read More at Route Fifty
July 14, 2016
Take a look inside the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII)'s facilities on Chicago’s Goose Island.
Read more on the White House blog.
June 24, 2016
UI Labs, the center for digital manufacturing on Goose Island, could bring jobs back to America from offshore because its projects will enable companies to produce goods more efficiently, officials said Monday as the center officially opened.
Read more in the Chicago Sun Times.
June 14, 2016
The institute now has approximately 230 members, according to Elizabeth Stuck, senior manager of consortium development for the group. That's up from 65 as of April 2015, right before the institute opened its doors.
Read more at Crain's Chicago Business.
February 19, 2016
Some Chicago Public Schools students got to learn a few things outside the classroom last week, and their study materials were a lot bigger than a stack of textbooks.
Read more at chicago.suntimes.com.