Badger entrepreneurial spirit shines bright

Collage of students in program
Shawn Michels


What started as an idea in an entrepreneur class now has Shawn Michels accepting his diploma from UW–Madison while waiting on FDA approval for his innovation.



NovoMoto co-founders Aaron Olson (left) and Mehrdad Arjmand.


NovoMoto, founded by UW–Madison engineering graduate students takes an innovative approach to tackling energy issues in DR Congo while drawing on a very personal connection.




They are inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs shaping the future of health procedures, energy use, and even how we “don’t” stand in line. Learn about Transcend Madison Innovation award winners.



 Student creativity drives the intriguing software technology featured at the 2018 Department of Computer Science NEST competition.