welcome to hub88


hub88 is a technology acceleration center serving northern Illinois. Drawing from the rich technology, science, and industry along the Illinois I-88 corridor, hub88 serves to integrate the regional commercial, education, and entrepreneurial communities to discover, build, test and commercialize emerging technologies and services.

hub88 Communication Lab


Our CommLab members have the unique opportunity to Ignite 5G innovations using hub88’s cost-effective private 5G and LTE, carrier-grade communications lab, and accelerate the time-to-value with connections to subject matter experts and a robust member and ecosystem network.

If your company is trying to get a jump on commercialization of products running on any of the enabling wireless networks, including 5G, then you will want to take advantage of our Comm Lab.

Click HERE to contact our CommLab team.

focus areas

5G Applications

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Power & Energy

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Industrial IoT

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Robotics

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Drones

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AR/VR

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happenings

Upcoming Events

Jun
1
Mon
TechSTART – Now Virtual (Webex) Entrepreneur Mentoring @ Virtual Hub88 Workshop
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hub88 TechSTART Networking/Coaching for Entrepreneurs (Free)

Join Webex Meeting to meet other startups, ask Hub88 technology and business mentors questions, and perfect your startup vision.

Also, check out our Communications Lab to learn about 5G and LTE private network capabilities for your company.

Just the upcoming months, due to Covid-19 distancing:

  • 1st Monday’s at 1:00-3:00pm 

No RSVP required, but inquire to hello@hub88.org if you have special requests or questions.

Jun
10
Wed
hub88 June Virtual TechTalk – Clean Tech – Earth, Wind, Fire and Water – Today & Tomorrow @ Virtual Hub88 at Nokia
Jun 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
hub88 June Virtual TechTalk - Clean Tech – Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today & Tomorrow @ Virtual Hub88 at Nokia | Naperville | Illinois | United States

Join the hub88 community at for this exciting free virtual TechTalk!

Clean Tech innovation is critical for our sustainable economy and our health!

The hub88 panel of experts will enlighten us about the innovations in energy and environment that are creating a more sustainable world.

Moderator:

Michele Piazza : Founder & President of MP Global Ventures, LLC

Panelists:

  • Terrance (Terry) Gallagher– VC partner Mazarine Ventures/ President at Stratefin Consulting
  • Kenneth Boyce P.E.Corporate Fellow, William Henry Merrill Society, Principal Engineer  and Director, Energy & Power Technologies, Underwriters Laboratories
  • Catherine Sheehy– Underwriters Laboratories-Global Lead of Sustainability Partnerships, Environment & Sustainability
  • Megan A. Moore Ph.D. Student, Department of Society and Conservation University of Montana
  • J.Thomas Ranken– Clean Tech Alliance, CEO

When: June 10th, 2020 05:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Price: Free

Bring your questions about CleanTech. This session will be interactive!

How to Register:

Please use the Registration Form HERE.

Event Day Info:

This will be a Zoom Meeting.

Direct event link info will be in your eventbrite registration email.

For reference, the Zoom Meeting ID is: 982 6162 1107

Password: You will need and receive the event password in your registration email

NOTE: THIS WEBINAR WILL BE RECORDED AND PLACED ON THE HUB88 You Tube Channel for future viewing.

hub88 TechTalks Programming is proudly supported by InspiHerTech, career advisory for women in tech.

RSVP HERE

Please Share the Twitter and LinkedIn Hashtags…

#cleantech #innovation #hub88 #techtalk #watertech #humanstories

Questions: hello@hub88.org

Hub88 …

is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit community dedicated to accelerating innovation, education, and entrepreneurship.

Jun
17
Wed
High School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
High School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88

Be Your Own Boss Mentality…prepare learners with a pathway for entrepreneurship in an evolving workplace.

High School Innovators

(entering Grades 9-12)

It’s simple. Empower students with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Six Weeks, June 17 – July 29, 2020

Daily Virtual Class with Zoom Office Hours for Individual Coaching

Spots fill quickly.

  • Virtual Classes: Wednesdays 10 am – 11:30 am
  • Individual Coaching 11:30 am – 1 pm
  • Spots limited to twelve;
  • 4 to 1 Student /Teacher ratio
  • Bootcamp cost: $165
  • Earn College Credit: $150 for 3 hours (ENTRE: 1030)

Registration Link

This camp is for students who enjoy thinking “outside-of-the-box” and seeking business skills
to work on a passion. Learners will take a career journey as an innovator and experience what it’s like to be a startup entrepreneur while earning college credit.

  • Engage in virtual networking
  • Understand your Innovator Profile
  • Create a STEM Innovator canvas
  • Validate your idea through customer discovery
  • Master a “Shark Tank” pitch to investors
  • Protect your Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Build strategies for a college portfolio

Boot Camp Requirements

  • Access to a laptop, PC, MacBook, Tablet or Chromebook
  • High-speed internet
  • A mobile device
  • A quiet location

Questions? mcarney@outsourced-innovation.com 630.697.0571

Jun
22
Mon
Middle School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Middle School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88

A Shark Tank State of Mind: Empowering the Entrepreneurial Mindset…

– eSchoolNews.com, April 2020

Middle School Innovators

(entering Grades 7-8)

Promote innovation. Prepare STEM learners to think like an entrepreneur.

One Week, June 22 – 26, 2020

Daily Virtual Class: 9 am – 10 am
Zoom Office Hours for Individual Coaching: Scheduled 10 am – 11 am

Spots fill quickly.

  • Limited to twelve
  • 4 to 1 student-teacher ratio
  • Cost $150
  • Scholarships Available for COVID-19 related ideas

Registration Link

This boot camp is ideal for students who enjoy problem solving and working on a passion. Learners will use digital tools and understand what it’s like to think like an entrepreneur while being exposed to real-world innovation.

  • Practice team building in a virtual environment
  • Understand how ideas are generated
  • Apply the STEM Innovator process to design thinking
  • Build a “shark tank” pitch deck
  • Present ideas to parents

Boot Camp Requirements

  • Access to a laptop, PC, MacBook, Tablet or Chromebook
  • High-speed internet
  • A quiet location

Questions? mcarney@outsourced-innovation.com 630.697.0571

Jun
23
Tue
Middle School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Middle School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88

A Shark Tank State of Mind: Empowering the Entrepreneurial Mindset…

– eSchoolNews.com, April 2020

Middle School Innovators

(entering Grades 7-8)

Promote innovation. Prepare STEM learners to think like an entrepreneur.

One Week, June 22 – 26, 2020

Daily Virtual Class: 9 am – 10 am
Zoom Office Hours for Individual Coaching: Scheduled 10 am – 11 am

Spots fill quickly.

  • Limited to twelve
  • 4 to 1 student-teacher ratio
  • Cost $150
  • Scholarships Available for COVID-19 related ideas

Registration Link

This boot camp is ideal for students who enjoy problem solving and working on a passion. Learners will use digital tools and understand what it’s like to think like an entrepreneur while being exposed to real-world innovation.

  • Practice team building in a virtual environment
  • Understand how ideas are generated
  • Apply the STEM Innovator process to design thinking
  • Build a “shark tank” pitch deck
  • Present ideas to parents

Boot Camp Requirements

  • Access to a laptop, PC, MacBook, Tablet or Chromebook
  • High-speed internet
  • A quiet location

Questions? mcarney@outsourced-innovation.com 630.697.0571

Jun
24
Wed
Middle School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Middle School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88

A Shark Tank State of Mind: Empowering the Entrepreneurial Mindset…

– eSchoolNews.com, April 2020

Middle School Innovators

(entering Grades 7-8)

Promote innovation. Prepare STEM learners to think like an entrepreneur.

One Week, June 22 – 26, 2020

Daily Virtual Class: 9 am – 10 am
Zoom Office Hours for Individual Coaching: Scheduled 10 am – 11 am

Spots fill quickly.

  • Limited to twelve
  • 4 to 1 student-teacher ratio
  • Cost $150
  • Scholarships Available for COVID-19 related ideas

Registration Link

This boot camp is ideal for students who enjoy problem solving and working on a passion. Learners will use digital tools and understand what it’s like to think like an entrepreneur while being exposed to real-world innovation.

  • Practice team building in a virtual environment
  • Understand how ideas are generated
  • Apply the STEM Innovator process to design thinking
  • Build a “shark tank” pitch deck
  • Present ideas to parents

Boot Camp Requirements

  • Access to a laptop, PC, MacBook, Tablet or Chromebook
  • High-speed internet
  • A quiet location

Questions? mcarney@outsourced-innovation.com 630.697.0571

High School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
High School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88

Be Your Own Boss Mentality…prepare learners with a pathway for entrepreneurship in an evolving workplace.

High School Innovators

(entering Grades 9-12)

It’s simple. Empower students with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Six Weeks, June 17 – July 29, 2020

Daily Virtual Class with Zoom Office Hours for Individual Coaching

Spots fill quickly.

  • Virtual Classes: Wednesdays 10 am – 11:30 am
  • Individual Coaching 11:30 am – 1 pm
  • Spots limited to twelve;
  • 4 to 1 Student /Teacher ratio
  • Bootcamp cost: $165
  • Earn College Credit: $150 for 3 hours (ENTRE: 1030)

Registration Link

This camp is for students who enjoy thinking “outside-of-the-box” and seeking business skills
to work on a passion. Learners will take a career journey as an innovator and experience what it’s like to be a startup entrepreneur while earning college credit.

  • Engage in virtual networking
  • Understand your Innovator Profile
  • Create a STEM Innovator canvas
  • Validate your idea through customer discovery
  • Master a “Shark Tank” pitch to investors
  • Protect your Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Build strategies for a college portfolio

Boot Camp Requirements

  • Access to a laptop, PC, MacBook, Tablet or Chromebook
  • High-speed internet
  • A mobile device
  • A quiet location

Questions? mcarney@outsourced-innovation.com 630.697.0571

Jun
25
Thu
Middle School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Middle School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88

A Shark Tank State of Mind: Empowering the Entrepreneurial Mindset…

– eSchoolNews.com, April 2020

Middle School Innovators

(entering Grades 7-8)

Promote innovation. Prepare STEM learners to think like an entrepreneur.

One Week, June 22 – 26, 2020

Daily Virtual Class: 9 am – 10 am
Zoom Office Hours for Individual Coaching: Scheduled 10 am – 11 am

Spots fill quickly.

  • Limited to twelve
  • 4 to 1 student-teacher ratio
  • Cost $150
  • Scholarships Available for COVID-19 related ideas

Registration Link

This boot camp is ideal for students who enjoy problem solving and working on a passion. Learners will use digital tools and understand what it’s like to think like an entrepreneur while being exposed to real-world innovation.

  • Practice team building in a virtual environment
  • Understand how ideas are generated
  • Apply the STEM Innovator process to design thinking
  • Build a “shark tank” pitch deck
  • Present ideas to parents

Boot Camp Requirements

  • Access to a laptop, PC, MacBook, Tablet or Chromebook
  • High-speed internet
  • A quiet location

Questions? mcarney@outsourced-innovation.com 630.697.0571

Jun
26
Fri
Middle School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Middle School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88

A Shark Tank State of Mind: Empowering the Entrepreneurial Mindset…

– eSchoolNews.com, April 2020

Middle School Innovators

(entering Grades 7-8)

Promote innovation. Prepare STEM learners to think like an entrepreneur.

One Week, June 22 – 26, 2020

Daily Virtual Class: 9 am – 10 am
Zoom Office Hours for Individual Coaching: Scheduled 10 am – 11 am

Spots fill quickly.

  • Limited to twelve
  • 4 to 1 student-teacher ratio
  • Cost $150
  • Scholarships Available for COVID-19 related ideas

Registration Link

This boot camp is ideal for students who enjoy problem solving and working on a passion. Learners will use digital tools and understand what it’s like to think like an entrepreneur while being exposed to real-world innovation.

  • Practice team building in a virtual environment
  • Understand how ideas are generated
  • Apply the STEM Innovator process to design thinking
  • Build a “shark tank” pitch deck
  • Present ideas to parents

Boot Camp Requirements

  • Access to a laptop, PC, MacBook, Tablet or Chromebook
  • High-speed internet
  • A quiet location

Questions? mcarney@outsourced-innovation.com 630.697.0571

Jul
1
Wed
High School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
High School Innovators Virtual BIG IDEA Boot Camp @ virtual hub88

Be Your Own Boss Mentality…prepare learners with a pathway for entrepreneurship in an evolving workplace.

High School Innovators

(entering Grades 9-12)

It’s simple. Empower students with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Six Weeks, June 17 – July 29, 2020

Daily Virtual Class with Zoom Office Hours for Individual Coaching

Spots fill quickly.

  • Virtual Classes: Wednesdays 10 am – 11:30 am
  • Individual Coaching 11:30 am – 1 pm
  • Spots limited to twelve;
  • 4 to 1 Student /Teacher ratio
  • Bootcamp cost: $165
  • Earn College Credit: $150 for 3 hours (ENTRE: 1030)

Registration Link

This camp is for students who enjoy thinking “outside-of-the-box” and seeking business skills
to work on a passion. Learners will take a career journey as an innovator and experience what it’s like to be a startup entrepreneur while earning college credit.

  • Engage in virtual networking
  • Understand your Innovator Profile
  • Create a STEM Innovator canvas
  • Validate your idea through customer discovery
  • Master a “Shark Tank” pitch to investors
  • Protect your Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Build strategies for a college portfolio

Boot Camp Requirements

  • Access to a laptop, PC, MacBook, Tablet or Chromebook
  • High-speed internet
  • A mobile device
  • A quiet location

Questions? mcarney@outsourced-innovation.com 630.697.0571

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