In a unique collaboration, Fiskars turned to UW-Madison engineers to test how effective its new shock-absorbing hammer is at helping users avoid overuse injuries. The results shaped key decision-making on advancing the product line.
A collaboration between a Wisconsin business and UW-Madison’s Center for Dairy Research has infused more science into the companies decision making – and their results are telling the story, including award winning results.
When Money Magazine takes notice of your career services (naming UW-Madison among the top five in public schools in the nation) you must be doing something right. Read this blog entry from Chancellor Blank on the latest tool to help Badgers connect with their future career.
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.
“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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.