Madison’s tech boom is fueled in part by UW–Madison, which provides cutting-edge research, entrepreneurial graduates and researchers, and a well-educated local workforce that motivates some employers to open offices in Madison.
Two Wisconsin-based companies recently announced that they’ve raised private investment dollars after previously receiving federal and state grant funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
By Katie Ginder-Vogel, UW-Madison Forward BIOLABS is the only coworking life science lab of its kind in Wisconsin that helps biohealth startups get off the ground without the typical overhead and supply costs, thanks to its …
For students seeking out learning opportunities to work with startups and who are invested in learning all sides of entrepreneurship: the good, the bad, and the ugly, the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) offers a dynamic, challenging practicum that pairs students with startups in the earliest stages.
A new campus tool called Research at UW–Madison, is a searchable website to identify research and research projects, foster research collaborations, and highlight the achievements of UW–Madison scholars.
Biological systems engineering major Kit Chow, along with chemical engineering major Aditya Singh Parihar, founded Boosted Chews, a startup company that makes bite-sized caffeinated chocolates. The company has sold more than 1,000 bags since launching in early 2020, despite operating almost entirely during a global pandemic.
University of Wisconsin student innovators took home more than $60,000 in prizes last week for business pitches to design virtual reality science labs, teach young kids to swallow pills, and more.
Max Fergus (BBA ’18) graduated from the Wisconsin School of Business having already founded his company LÜM, and credits Sherry Wagner-Henry as an influence in his development as a young entrepreneur. In her honor Max very generously founded the Sherry Wagner-Henry Scholarship in Creative Arts and Entrepreneurship last year.
Young companies, including several UW-Madison spinoffs, are leading the way on clean technologies.
By Shelby Anderson, UW Center for Dairy Research GoodSport, a new sports drink developed in part at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Center for Dairy Research, has the potential to turn the sports hydration industry on …