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Pritzker Foundation donates $10 million to U. of I. tech center in the South Loop

Several members of the Pritzker family are donating $10 million to launch workforce training programs at the Discovery Partners Institute, ...
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Pritzker Foundation Donates $10 Million to DPI to Develop More Inclusive Tech Talent 

The Pritzker Foundation announced today it is giving $10 million over the next five years to The Discovery Partners Institute (...
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Pritzker Foundation gives $10 million to develop diverse tech talent in Chicago

Looking to develop a more diverse tech talent pipeline in Chicago, the Pritzker Foundation is donating $10 million over five ...
CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Pritzker Foundation Donates $10M To Discovery Partners Institute To Bring More Women, Minorities Into Tech

An innovation lab coming to the Near South Side will include a center aimed at getting more women and people ...
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Bloom Energy in San Jose builds new lab to expand COVID-19 vaccine testing

A Silicon Valley energy company is expanding COVID test lab capacity in hopes it could speed up the return of ...
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Chicago to test sewage to forecast future COVID-19 outbreaks

Charlie Catlett, senior research scientist of Discovery Partners Institute, talks about how sewage water testing can be a valuable indicator ...
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Belt-tightening state has down payment for tech deal

The proposed $250 million Discovery Partners Institute will anchor the development site called The 78 on the Near South Side....
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

South Loop research center finally gets big check from Pritzker

After years of promises from two governors, the budding Discovery Partners Institute in the South Loop finally is getting the ...
CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS

U. of I. tech center in Chicago gets state agency’s go-ahead

An international team of engineers and designers, including renowned architect Rem Koolhaas, was chosen Tuesday to create a $250 million ...
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

Discovery Partners Institute Hires IWERC Director 

The Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) has appointed Meg Bates the founding director of the Illinois Workforce and Education Research Collaborative (...
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Academic, industry leaders to create national institute for AI in construction

A team of researchers has received grants and support from the National Science Foundation and the Discovery Partners Institute to ...
CONSTRUCTION DIVE

UIC, Discovery Partners Institute win grant money for COVID research

University of Illinois at Chicago faculty and the Discopveryhave landed $2.45 million in funding for two research projects related ...
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