UW Innovation In Action
We are now the Office of Business Engagement. Our new name is a restatement of the university’s proud 15-year commitment to help facilitate access for businesses across the university community. We also welcome managing director, Amy Achter. More.
This unique partnership has students, scientists, and businesses working with new strains of yeast and testing commercial implications by experimenting with unique beer styles and probing the impact on bread dough. More.
Research collaboration with American Family Insurance highlights UW’s ability to tackle business challenges.
Departments from across UW are collaborating with American Family Insurance — helping to apply big data analytics to the company’s data stream. Learn about the project goals and how the process got underway. More.
Jon Eckhardt, executive director of the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship has received funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, to study how to improve how university entrepreneurial ecosystems, like that at UW-Madison, can drive economic growth. More.
Wisconsin companies are leveraging UW-Madison resources in their corporate strategy. Learn about the latest companies to set up offices near campus and how the Office of Corporate Relations is helping them find solutions. More.
Ma cites an impressive research infrastructure, excellent faculty and support for multidisciplinary collaborations as reasons he has been successful at UW-Madison. That is coupled with his desire for his innovations to benefit society, “If the knowledge I contribute can change the world, I will be satisfied.”