The facility will be able to focus on improving crop nutrient efficiency, evaluating strategies to produce crops better suited for use as biofuels, enhancing crop disease resistance, and improving the yield and composition of crops grown in sustainable production systems.
Researchers seek to expand the reach of their revolutionary sensors
“We didn’t want to keep this technology in our lab. We wanted to share it and expand the boundaries of its applications.” An amazing research perspective from UW-Madison engineers, Jack Ma and Justin Williams, whose innovative discovery has the potential to impact many lives.
Honors for UW-Madison researchers taking on the Zika outbreak and life threatening airway obstructions during surgery
UW–Madison inventors have filed more than 400 disclosures with the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) in the last 12 months. The top ideas, demonstrating the most “sensational ideas being developed across disciplines” were honored this week, offering a glimpse into the future of innovation and discovery at UW.
Flexible educational programs bring the UW to professionals across the state
Chancellor Blank: “Education is changing rapidly, and UW-Madison is leading the charge by developing ever more accessible ways for adults to participate. Just as much as our cutting-edge research, our outreach to the state’s workforce fuels the economy. These flexible programs provide lifelong learners with new job skills and create a whole new group of Badger alumni.”
Innovative UW master’s program links science, business and law
Biotech is big, and UW-Madison’s M.S. in Biotechnology program is paving the way for other institutions with its avant-garde curriculum. The program’s cross-disciplinary approach prepares students in a wide variety of fields to be leaders of promising new technologies that are penetrating all sectors of the economy.
Collaborative showcases a win-win for business and UW
By tapping into University of Wisconsin–Madison expertise in quick response manufacturing, Aldevron, a biotechnology company, is bringing their products to market more quickly and improving their profits.
UW-Madison startups compete and win based on economic impact for Wisconsin
In a creative twist, the Madworks Accelerator challenged startups to compete in a “pitch night” where the case had to center around making the largest economic impact on the state of Wisconsin. Two of the top three prizes are linked to UW.
Big time innovation – small screen viewing
With all 21 schools, colleges and institutes as well as 200 educational and research centers all located on one campus, innovation can happen anywhere. We’ve collected some of our favorite videos, from scientific discoveries to …
Video: UW–Madison, a world leader in Zika virus research
It’s no accident that researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have taken a lead role addressing the Zika virus epidemic gripping the Americas. Many of them were already at work fighting viruses and mosquito-borne diseases in Central and South America.
Rankings showcase UW–Madison
The University of UW–Madison has once again placed high in two recent rankings. Produced by Money Magazine, UW–Madison made the top 10 list of colleges that produce the most Fortune 500 CEOs and was ranked 25th in the world by the Center for World University Rankings.