IES is UIC’s resource for inspiring and empowering entrepreneurs. If you have an interest in launching and leading a new business ventures of any size or sort, if you want to join a startup team, or if you just want to know more about startups and how you might fit, check out IES!

We offer a portfolio of 
diverse programs – classes, workshops, challenges, and certificates that introduce new venture development skills and experiences.  Our programs are applied, interdisciplinary and tailored with a bias toward action.  They extend and complement traditional university courses.

IES can connect you with experts, mentors, other entrepreneurs and the growing resources of the 
entrepreneurial community beyond UIC.


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