Resources

Facilities 
DuPage National Technology Park (Chicagoland)
Illinois Science + Technology Park (Skokie)
Chicago Technology Park (Chicago)
Research Park at University of Illinois (Champaign)
Illinois Institute of Technology University Technology Park (Chicago)
Technology Incubator (Evanston)
Southern Illinois Research Park (Carbondale)

Equipment and Core Center Facilities
Argonne National Laboratory
Northwestern Shared & Core Facilities
UC Shared Research Facilities
UIC Research Resources Center 
UIUC Service Laboratories

Funding Resources:
Grants.gov
Kauffman Foundation

Grant Programs:
Illinois Department of Agriculture AgriFIRST Grant Program 
Large Business Development Program (LBDP) 
Entrepreneur Center Network Award Program
Illinois Innovation Accelerator Fund
Large Business Development Program

Curricula:
Northwestern University Masters in Biotechnology
Rush University Medical Center Masters in Biotechnology
Northwestern University Biotechnology Training Program

Centers and Resources 
Chicago Innovation Mentors
Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center 
Coleman Entrepreneur Center 
Knapp Center 
Illinois Entrepreneurship Network
Illinois Business Consulting
iStart
Starting a Business in Illinois
Turner Center for Entrepreneurship
US Small Business Administration (IL branch)
Minority Business Development Agency
Illinois Entrepreneurship Network (IEN) Locator
CenterPoint at Governors State University 
Chicago West Side Entrepreneurship Center / Chicago Community Ventures
SCORE
Robert C. Byrd National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC)

Reference Materials
BioEntrepreneur Handbook 
Evelexa BioResources
The Entrepreneur’s Library
Gaebler Ventures
Global Entrepreneur Institute
Kaufmann Foundation
Nature's BioEntrepeneur
Small Businesses Advancement National Center (SBANC)
Developing a Business Plan Webinar (from Virtual Advisor)
Worksheet for Developing a Business Plan
Illinois Entrepreneurship Network (IEN) Business Information Center
Illinois Business Financing Matrix
Biocompare
Biotactics
10 Step Venture eMentoring Program

Technology Development:
Heartland Illinois Technology Enterprise Center (Bradley University)
Illinois Technology Association
Technology Entrepreneur Center (UIUC)
Technology Innovation Center