Stories indexed under: Inventions
- WARF draws top inventors, entrepreneurs for fall discussion series Oct. 6, 2015 To cap its 90th anniversary celebration, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is hosting a four-part discussion series exploring the cycle of innovation.
- Innovative cancer treatment machine: Still made in Wisconsin Sept. 4, 2015 When a promising corporate research contract dries up at your university lab, but the medical equipment you are developing still has potential for treating cancer, what do you do? If you are innovator-entrepreneur Thomas “Rock” Mackie at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the year is 1997, you raise money, create a business, and embark on the long, rocky road of spinoff and commercialization.
- Full color 3-D printing takes top prize in Collegiate Inventors Competition Nov. 20, 2014 Innovative 3-D printing technology came out on top as Spectrom - developed by a University of Wisconsin-Madison team that includes Cedric Kovacs-Johnson, Charles Haider and Taylor Fahey - won first place in the undergraduate category of the Collegiate Inventors Competition.
- Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab May 21, 2014 At first, the students considered creating an app or a smart device. But when they got down to it, they decided simplicity really is bliss.
- WARF Innovation Award winners offer a better oat, infection disrupter Oct. 18, 2013 A new oat offering tasty ways to lower cholesterol and compounds capable of disrupting serious bacterial infections earned top honors in this year's Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Innovation Awards program.
- Creative energy harvest and storage ideas top Energy and Sustainability competition April 18, 2013 Rest a laptop computer on your lap for any length of time and you'll quickly appreciate how much heat it generates.
- Innovation Days showcases undergrad entrepreneurship Feb. 4, 2013 Displaying more than a dozen inventions that could prove useful for individuals, workplaces or even entire manufacturing processes, University of Wisconsin-Madison undergraduate students will square off in a matchup of creativity, resourcefulness and craftsmanship during the annual UW-Madison Innovation Days competitions, held Feb. 7 and 8 on the UW-Madison engineering campus.
- Wisconsin scientists honored for records of invention Jan. 18, 2013 Four University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty members - Hector DeLuca, James Dahlberg, Thomas Lipo and Max Lagally - are among 101 innovators elected to the charter class of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
- Competitive prizes help move printable prosthetic hand closer to market Dec. 12, 2012 With an inexpensive, body-powered prosthetic that replicates an amputee's lost hand, a University of Wisconsin-Madison mechanical engineering student earned second place in the undergraduate division of the 2012 National Collegiate Inventors Competition, held in Washington, D.C., in November.