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Apr 23 2019

Innovation Celebration

April 23, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


UIC Isadore and Sadie Dorin Forum


725 W Roosevelt Rd, Main Hall C, Chicago, IL



The Office of Technology Management, in partnership with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Innovation, will host its second annual Innovation Celebration to recognize the cutting-edge innovations that have become a hallmark of UIC.

Researchers at UIC are shaping the future of the world. As one example, Shingrix, the new shingles vaccine, was invented by UIC Professor Abbas Vafai from the College of Medicine. The program will include a presentation about the development of the Shingrix vaccine.

TJ Augustine, Interim Vice Chancellor for Innovation, will also share exciting new initiatives that are helping to accelerate the commercialization of UIC technologies, and provide an update on how UIC is supporting the Discovery Partners Institute, the collaborative research institute located in Chicago led by the University of Illinois System.


Doors open at 9:30am, presentation from 10am -12pm, networking until 1pm.

Reciprocal parking in lot 5 available to attendees with parking hangtags.



Tamira Leona Davis

Date posted

Apr 16, 2018

Date updated

Apr 11, 2019

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