American Red Cross is coming to University Park
According to the ARC, the SIUE site offers a strategic location with a strong business climate, a highly-skilled workforce and the potential for exceptional infrastructure. The move will provide an economic boost to the region.
National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center:
NCERC conducts its own research as well as research on behalf of private clients to improve benefits of fuel ethanol production and use.
“The purpose of University Park is to facilitate a positive role in economic development by bringing together members of the community with members of the university to forge mutually beneficial relationships that will impact long-term growth for the region.” ~Vaughn Vandegrift, SIUE Chancellor
University Park’s mission is to mobilize the vast intellectual, applied research and business capabilities of SIUE and facilitate interaction with leading-edge research and technology-based businesses. University Park offers emerging industries and new businesses the resources to gain a competitive edge; benefits the economic development of the region by attracting new business and investment dollars to the area, and offers students and faculty the opportunity to conduct applied research.
University Park will become a recognized leader in economic development comprised of entrepreneurial businesses that conduct leading-edge research and development with a focus on emerging biotechnologies.
University Park, SIUE, Accountability for the Investment of Public Funds Compliance Report
Rate of Return
|The Bank of Edwardsville-MMkt Checking||$299,267.99||0.40%||$98.20||4/30/2013|
|CloverLeaf Bank-Business Money Market||$1,190,245.72||0.40%||$420.51||4/30/2013|