May 2012

Polyera Raises USD 24.5MM in Series C Financing

 April 5, 2012 -- Polyera, a technology company pioneering next-generation semiconductor technologies for applications ranging from flexible displays to building-integrated solar panels, announced today that it has secured $24.5MM in Series C funding. The round was co-led by Chengwei Capital and Tsing Capital, and was joined by all existing investors including Solvay, an international group active in chemistry. The company plans to use the funds to accelerate development activities while making a major investment in its Asia-Pacific operations in preparation for market launch.

Be a Mentor to a Child in Skokie - May 22 - ISTP is sponsoring a lunch

Help promote a new mentoring initiative launched in Skokie.

Be a Mentor to a child in Skokie - A program of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago.

ISTP is sponsoring a Lunch & Learn on May 22, 2012

Every two seconds someone needs blood - Blood Drive for LifeSource on Friday, May 18, 2012, from 9am-3:30pm

Blood Drive for LifeSource on Friday, May 18, 2012, from 9am-3:30pm

The NATO Summit is in Chicago May 20 - 21

Leaders from around the world are gathering in Chicago this spring for an important diplomatic summit hosted by President Barack Obama. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will hold meetings in Chicago from May 20-21, allowing the city to highlight its economic vitality, its arts and architecture, and its can-do spirit.

This will be the first time an American city other than Washington has hosted a NATO summit.  About 2,000 journalists from across the world are expected in Chicago to chronicle the events.

Doing Life Science Business in Germany: Focus on Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony)

Friday, June 1, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM

at the Park's Auditorium, 8045 Lamon, Skokie, Il 60077

Meet a delegation from the German state of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony). We will discuss this life science cluster in Germany, and doing life science business in Germany.

3:00-3:30pm Registration/Networking
3:30-5:00pm Program
5:00-5:30pm Networking

Introductions/Moderator: Michael Rosen, Sr. VP New Business Development, Forest City Science + Technology Group

Panelists: