RESEARCH PARK

The Research Park at the University of Illinois provides an environment where technology-based businesses can work with faculty and students to take advantage of opportunities for collaborative research and easy access to University labs, equipment and services. Research Park is now home to more than 100 companies and growing, employing more than 1,700 people in high-technology careers.

 

CITY OF CHAMPAIGN

The City of Champaign has made it a high priority to promote this community as one of the best and brightest in all of the United States. Their support of PygHack only proves that they align with the vision of C-U as a progressive and innovative community, focused on finding solutions to community issues via technology.

 

MAILCHIMP

MailChimp has been an extraordinary partner to Pygmalion for years now, and as the world's leading marketing automation platform, they send billions of emails a day and help innovators spread information about what they are doing. They democratize technology for small businesses, creating innovative products that empower their customers to grow. Their involvement and support of the event has been a game changer.

 

WOLFRAM RESEARCH

Creators of Mathematica, Wolfram|One, Wolfram Language & Wolfram|Alpha, Wolfram Research is inventing the computational future. We develop the science, tech & tools to inject computation everywhere - from data analytics to live presenting your latest R&D & more.

 

DEEP SILVER VOLITION

Volition is a video game design studio — creators of Saints Row, Red Faction, Agents of Mayhem, FreeSpace and Summoner video game franchises. They've been making games for almost 20 years in Champaign.

 

PIXO

Pixo provides information technology and creative services to high-achieving clientele from its headquarters in downtown Urbana, Illinois. Since its founding in 1998, Pixo has paired artists with engineers to deliver top-quality solutions.

 

BECKMAN INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is an interdisciplinary research institute devoted to leading-edge research in the physical sciences, computation, engineering, biology, behavior, cognition, and neuroscience.

 

HUAWEI

Huawei is dedicated to innovating around the needs of our customers, continuously pushing the boundaries of ICT. They develop networks, solutions, and devices, serving one third of the world’s population in over 140 countries. They are connecting systems, businesses, cities, societies and people around the globe; improving efficiencies, transforming industries and ultimately creating better experiences for everyone.

 

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY ILLINOIS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) is a public-private partnership dedicated to fostering a cooperative, county-wide approach to economic development. They coordinate with a number of other key organizations in the area to promote an environment in which business thrives.

 

PAVLOV MEDIA

Pavlov Media provides television, internet and telephone services to apartment communities across the United States. Pavlov has a vision of building simply exceptional connections nationwide. They employ many talented engineers, software people and tech geeks to build great networks around the country.

 

II-VI EPIWORKS

II-VI EpiWorks is the leading producer of advanced III-V epitaxial wafers that are tailored for optimal performance in multiple next generation applications. Epitaxial devices are the key to improving the performance of semiconductor-reliant products like smartphones, tablets, datacenters, displays and fiberoptic networks.

 

SYNGENTA

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. They are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. 

 

HACK ILLINOIS

HackIllinois is the primary hackathon at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.