5 student entrepreneurs to keep an eye on

For some Badgers, being a college student means more than going to class, writing papers and studying for exams. It also means starting a business.Hundreds of University of Wisconsin–Madison students have entrepreneurial ambitions. In fact, …

Student Entrepreneur Profile: Jake Piekarski

New hobbies like crocheting and baking. Personal goals of exercise and mindfulness. A heightened sorrow for normal society—all things produced by the global COVID-19 pandemic. While some stayed inside and binged new TV shows, others …

Five health tech startups you should know

Five innovative University of Wisconsin–Madison startups are leveraging scientific research to provide new insights into medicine and treatments, which improves people’s lives and boosts Wisconsin’s economy. Starting a research-based company is hard work and it …

Reaching a TIP-ping Point

The College of Letters & Science hosts the assistant director of the National Science Foundation’s Technology, Innovation and Partnerships Directorate. Each year, hundreds of UW-Madison researchers in STEM disciplines are making important discoveries, and they’re …

Achieving gender equity in tech transfer

New research guides university tech transfer offices like WARF to cultivate women inventors Jennifer Gottwald, director of licensing at WARF, wants as many UW-Madison inventors as possible to disclose their ideas to WARF and pursue …