The University of Wisconsin—Madison is one of only three public universities that made the top 10 list of colleges that produce the most Fortune 500 CEOs. The list, compiled by Money Magazine, uses data from …
Some university collaborations may not seem obvious at first. How could a biological science company, working to produce materials in a biological system manufactured in a living cell, benefit from industrial and system engineers? Several …
Five startups that emerged from the UW—Madison vied for the top prize at the Governor’s Business Plan Contest June 7-8 during the 14th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison. Learn more on the UW connection to the entries and the business solution they aim to solve.
A recent public-private project dug deep, into the genome of carrots. And as researchers were able to sequence genomes, their work may also make an impacts on carrots and other crops that could improve health and economic outcomes in other nations.
The idea started more than 12 years ago as a hallway conversation between two UW-Madison researchers. Now, years later, startup Madison-based Silatronix has a Japanese manufacturer taking its work towards full production, an expansion is planned in Madison, and the industry paying close attention to their innovation.
The path to a startup in Wisconsin is made easier by the free legal advice from UW-Madison. The clinic couples legal expertise with a fledgling business fostering entrepreneurial success.
The UW-Madison Internet of Things Lab fosters student innovation and is adding more industrial partners. So far four have joined and 35 companies have confirmed interest in joining the lab. Why is the lab seeing such growth?
Chancellor Rebecca Blank, left, and Kate VandenBosch, dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, wade into the knee-deep water of a cranberry marsh as university officials tour farming operations at Cranberry Creek Cranberries, …
For more than 25 years, UW-Madison has consistently ranked among the top five universities for research expenditures — money secured from all sources, federal, private and state. The university’s research enterprise is a powerful economic engine as well as a knowledge and innovation creator. The benefits are felt throughout the state and the world.
Thomas “Rock” Mackie, a scientist, entrepreneur and educator, has been honored with the 2015 Excellence in Entrepreneurial Education award for career-long assistance to students and faculty interested in starting businesses.