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Three honored for innovation, entrepreneurial excellence

April 18, 2024

Mark Bakken, James Dahlberg, and Dorri McWhorter received the 2024 Chancellor’s Entrepreneurial Achievement Awards. These entrepreneurs exemplify the Wisconsin Idea — UW–Madison’s longstanding commitment to benefiting the world beyond the boundaries of campus.

Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic gives rural business owners free legal help

August 21, 2023

The Rural Entrepreneurship Program, part of the Law School's Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic, trains soon-to-be attorneys while helping business owners in smaller communities.

At UW–Madison, startups thrive — and win

June 13, 2023

Five of the final 13 companies participating in the Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest got their start at UW–Madison. Two won top prizes.

UW entrepreneurial awardees model innovation, shape Wisconsin’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

April 27, 2023

Honorees have achieved entrepreneurial success that contributes to economic growth and social good, offers models for the UW community and inspires the campus culture of entrepreneurship.

5 student entrepreneurs to keep an eye on

April 12, 2023

An incubator in its own right, UW–Madison creates the conditions for emerging entrepreneurs to take flight

Five health tech startups you should know

April 4, 2023

As these early-stage companies continue to grow, they’re creating high-paying scientific and professional jobs in Wisconsin. They’re also contributing to the state’s economy by attracting venture capital investment and other funding.

Veterinary medicine students launch software startup to serve clinics

March 15, 2022

The platform allows veterinarians to request, send and review the medical records of patients who have received care from other clinics through a business-to-business software model.

Two UW–Madison teams chosen 2021 WARF Innovation Award winners

December 15, 2021

Researchers who created a device for detecting explosives and a cross-disciplinary group working at the frontiers of medicine and nanotechnology have taken top honors from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.

‘Innovate Week’ to showcase tools and resources

September 21, 2021

The series of events Oct. 4-8 will give faculty and staff opportunities to meet fellow entrepreneurs, connect with programs, trainings and resources, and learn about entrepreneurship contests.

Madison’s tech sector booms, driven by UW innovation

May 6, 2021

UW-Madison provides cutting-edge research, entrepreneurial graduates and researchers, and a well-educated local workforce that motivates some employers to open offices in Madison.

Forward BIOLABS, with UW–Madison, bolsters Wisconsin biohealth sector

May 5, 2021

The lab helps reduce the time it takes fledgling biohealth companies to launch by six to nine months and is instrumental in keeping biohealth talent in Wisconsin.

Groundbreaking entrepreneurship science lab fosters student entrepreneurs

February 26, 2021

The Entrepreneurship Science Lab is using data science to bolster student entrepreneurship on college campuses — and by extension, create greater opportunity for young innovators and increase economic prosperity for local communities.

UW startup DataChat democratizes data science

February 19, 2021

The company's growth since being founded in 2017 illustrates the many ways UW–Madison nurtures start-ups that arise from its research.

Meet the campus innovators launching successful companies in an unprecedented time

September 14, 2020

While the global pandemic has challenged business owners across many sectors, startup companies helped by UW–Madison's UW–Madison’s Discovery to Product program have managed to demonstrate resilience.

COVID-19: Tips and resources for entrepreneurs

March 30, 2020

Last week WARF and UW–Madison hosted a first-ever virtual summit to address what small businesses and entrepreneurs need to know, right now, about the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts from campus and across the region offered intelligence and strategies for navigating uncertain times.

PharmD students launch Pegasus Health Apps to improve cancer care

February 6, 2020

The company has created a mobile app that would allow patients and their specialty pharmacies to track their oral chemotherapy treatment cycles and side effects, ensuring optimal management of their care.

UW-Madison joins national leaders to discuss plan to promote high-tech growth

January 29, 2020

Madison has become a hotbed of innovation and economic activity that is nearly unique beyond the coasts, with major developments in health technology, information technology, and biotechnology, according to a recent report.