IIN awards seed grants to four new projects

The Illinois Innovation Network (IIN) awarded nearly $120,000 in seed grants to four research teams in its seventh round of funding earlier this month, with projects including development of a deep learning algorithm to classify stages of weed growth in soybean fields; a virtual reality training program to treat opioid overdoses; creating affordable and customizable composite membranes for water filtration and remediation; and determining the prevalence and spread of antibiotic-resistant genes among Illinois livestock.

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