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The Power of Innovation

Illinois researchers are developing innovative approaches to fighting COVID-19. Are you working on a related project? We want to know about it.

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Have an Idea? Need Collaborators or Help to Start?

Can your expertise help with the current crisis? Let’s work together to connect ideas, resources, and people to advance innovation at Illinois.


COVID-19 Research Resources


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Learn about community efforts to fight the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

Submit a proposal for COVID-related projects

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Personal Protective Equipment Inventory

We're developing an inventory of university-owned personal protective equipment and supplies that may be of use in the fight against COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Research Highlights

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Illinois RapidVent

RapidVent is a multidisciplinary campus research effort to make a low-cost, easy-to-produce ventilator to help meet the demands of COVID.

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Making Hand Sanitizer

The Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory is using industrial blending machines to make hand sanitizer.

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NCSA Leadership to Fight COVID-19

The XSEDE project, housed at NCSA, is a key player in the fight against COVID-19.

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Family Resiliency Center on Building Blocks of Resilience

Resources for families that can be used to reinforce existing coping strategies as well as new ideas to face challenging circumstances

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