Photo: Theresa E. Mintle, President & CEO, Chicagoland Chamber;  Katie Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of Programs, Chicagoland Chamber; Dr. John Hobbs (Cork Institute of Technology; and Eoin Byrne, Cork Institute of Technology.

The Cork Institute of Technology, in collaboration with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the University of Illinois, conducted a research study to assess Chicago’s ICT cluster from November 16 – 30, 2015.

The project investigated the linkages that Chicago SMEs in the ICT sector have with suppliers and customers, examining how to strengthen collaborative relationships and supporting services to create a more competitive and innovative ICT Cluster in Chicago.

The following Chamber member technology firms agreed to participate in the study:
•    Forum Coworking/CPUrx
•    3D Printer Experience
•    Big Marker
•    Rico Enterprises
•    Steadfast
•    SMB Help Desk
•    Gesture
•    YJT Solutions

Click here to learn more about the project.