UW–Madison Innovators Awarded PRIME Funds

Discovery to Product (D2P) has awarded funds to ten campus startups through their new Piloting Research Innovation & Market Exploration (PRIME) grant program. The PRIME funding will allow UW–Madison faculty, academic staff and students with …

UW researchers honored for inventions

Three University of Wisconsin–Madison professors — Susan Hagness, Jo Handelsman and Justin Williams — have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The NAI Fellows Program “highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a …

Discovery to Product director to retire

For Andy Richards, director of Discovery to Product (D2P), it’s about time. Time to take longer walks with his dog, Lady. Time to bike – and not just to work. Time to add to his …

Save Countless Human Lives. Vaccinate Birds.

“Adel Talaat, a professor of pathobiological sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is developing a so-called “nanovaccine” that blends tiny particles of several different bird flu strains. Talaat’s theory is that this mix of genetic …

Eco-Friendly Pest Control

For Russ Groves, research on insecticide resistance genes in the Colorado potato beetle has led to partnerships to develop more targeted and sustainable bug-neutralizing options. Wisconsin has a long history of vegetable production. It’s a …

WARF touting tech for analyzing soft materials

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation is seeking partners to help commercialize a new method for analyzing the properties of soft materials. According to an info sheet from WARF, which handles patenting and licensing for UW-Madison …

Skala named inaugural Carol Skornicka Chair

Melissa Skala, an investigator in biomedical imaging and professor of biomedical engineering, has been named the Carol Skornicka Chair at the Morgridge Institute for Research.   Read full story at https://morgridge.org/story/skala-named-inaugural-carol-skornicka-chair/