News and Events
“America’s Competitiveness in a Global Environment” Panel Discussion & Networking Reception
On September 27, 2006, almost 200 Northern Illinois University (NIU) alumni and other members of the Rockford business community joined together at the NIU Rockford Campus for a panel discussion and networking reception.
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Eigerlab Hosts Delegation from Sweden
On Tuesday, September 19, 2006, a delegation from Lidkoping, Sweden visited the
EIGERlab. Kent Skarp from the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CIEL), a center for innovation in Sweden, spoke about creating a joint program with the EIGERlab.
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Taiwanese Delegation Visits Northern Illinois University, Eigerlab, and Rockford Area Manufacturing Companies
A delegation from the Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) of Taiwan visited NIU’S College of Engineering and Engineering Technology on September 11, 2006.
News and Press Releases
NIU-ROCK bringing new titanium technologies to Rockford
November 14, 2006
Northern Illinois University’s Rapid Optimization of Commercial Knowledge (NIU-ROCK) program is working to make the Rockford region a leader in the processing and machining of titanium.
Press Conference Announces Details of Partnership to Start-up New Advanced Technology Business in Rockford
October 31, 2006
The Northern Illinois University ROCK Program (NIU-ROCK) is pleased to have worked in partnership with Congressman Donald Manzullo, the Abilities Center, and Alion Science and Technology to bring an advanced laser cladding technology to Rockford.