Director of Daley’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Center (MTEC), Daley’s Dean of Advanced Manufacturing Dave Girzadas, City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado, President of Daley College Janine Janosky, and mHUB’s Chief Executive Officer Haven Allen.

Richard J. Daley College’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Center (MTEC) is the 2024 recipient of mHUB’s Fourth Revolution Community Empowerment Award.

Daley was selected as one of five finalists out of a record number of submissions. The college was ultimately selected as the recipient during the Fourth Revolution Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, March 13 at the mHUB Innovation Center in Chicago. According to mHUB, Daley was selected as this year’s recipient due to its work bringing diversity, equity, and inclusion to the technology, manufacturing, and innovation spaces and was highlighted as an organization that’s shaping the future of industry in the region.

mHUB is an innovation center that ensures that the manufacturing industry continues to accelerate, grow and thrive. The mHUB community includes more than 500 active and alumni startups and small businesses supported by a deep talent pool of product designers and developers, entrepreneurs, engineers and manufacturers, corporate leaders, industry experts, mentors, and investors. mHUB cultivates an environment for entrepreneurs to help them create something innovative that will lead to new businesses, intellectual property, investment, revenue, and job creation. Since launching in 2017, mHUB has invested in 36 startups across sustainable manufacturing, climate, energy, and medicine.