• View of Madison

    Madison’s tech sector booms, driven by UW innovation

    The strong growth of Madison’s technology sector is drawing attention nationwide. The boom is fueled in part by UW–Madison, which provides cutting-edge research, entrepreneurial graduates and researchers, and a well-educated local workforce that motivates some …

  • A cyclist riding in the bike lane on University Avenue in Madison

    Trek partners with UW–Madison to show health, climate benefits of bicycling

    Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have teamed up with global bike company Trek Bicycle on a new research endeavor that demonstrates the potential health and environmental benefits of cycling. Partially funded by Trek, the research conducted by the Health Oriented Transportation Initiative (HOT) at the UW-Madison Global Health Institute shows that increasing cycling and decreasing routine driving is an effective way to improve human health and combat climate change.

  • New tool makes it easier to find campus research collaborators

    A new Research at UW–Madison website is helping create connections and showcase UW’s breadth of research. The searchable database and dashboard captures details on thousands of articles, presentations, grants, patents and other activities from UW-Madison’s …

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    Office of Business Engagement Announces John Garnetti as New Managing Director

    John Garnetti, a seasoned international business professional with proven results in business development, strategy and marketing, has been hired to lead the Office of Business Engagement (OBE) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

  • Andrea Bradshaw

    UW-Madison further invests in computing, data science industry partnerships with latest hire

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison has deepened its commitment to partnering with industry on computer, data, and information technologies with the hiring of seasoned industry veteran Andrea Bradshaw. Bradshaw will join the School of Computer, Data …

  • Masters student Stephanie Richards measures air quality near a test furnace

    Department of Chemistry and Johnson Controls pivot in key partnership to improve indoor air quality

    Wisconsin-based Fortune 500 company Johnson Controls and the UW–Madison Department of Chemistry showed extraordinary creativity and flexibility in the face of the pandemic. Find out how they quickly focused their collaborative work improving indoor air quality on reducing the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.

  • UW–Madison’s impressive economic impact

    We’re proud to share UW–Madison’s most recent Economic Impact Report, which reinforces UW–Madison ‘s impact in both the private and public sectors and demonstrates the many ways we support prosperity across the state of Wisconsin. We thank all of our partners that have helped accomplish this achievement.

  • Aldevron celebrates lab facility expansion in Madison, UW–Madison partnerships

    On February 10, Aldevron hosted a virtual celebration of its lab facility expansion in Madison. Aldevron produces the raw materials that allow clients to make groundbreaking therapies, and its protein business unit has operated within …

  • Inverna lab

    UW-Madison, affiliates and startups generate $30.8 billion annual statewide economic impact

    Powered by a top-ranked research program, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, its affiliate organizations and the startup companies coming out of the university have a total $30.8 billion annual statewide economic impact, equivalent to nearly 9% …

  • Discovery to Product cohort fall 2019

    Supported by UW–Madison’s Discovery to Product (D2P) office, startups show resilience in an unprecedented time

    While economic uncertainty and the changes to daily life caused by the global pandemic have created countless challenges for business owners across many sectors, startup companies founded by UW–Madison innovators have managed to demonstrate resilience. Since its inception in 2014, UW–Madison’s Discovery to Product (D2P) office has helped launch or grow 56 startup companies led by campus innovators. This number includes 27 existing startups that received assistance over the past fiscal year (July 2019 – June 2020), and 8 new startup companies recently launched during that same period.