Renewable plastics out of corn cobs

When Pyran’s chemical engineering team from the University of Wisconsin-Madison embarked on their new project aimed at tackling the enormous problem of replacing oil to make paints and plastics, they had a feeling they would …

Program to Explore Social Entrepreneurship as a Way to Make a Difference

MADISON, Wis. –Mission-driven work is most commonly associated with the non-profit realm. But increasingly, traditional ventures that include social impact as a central component of a for-profit business model may also be found on the …