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.
A University of Wisconsin–Madison alumnus is now selling a patented device to help people with diabetes safely and easily inject insulin with just one hand.
Entrepreneurship can be measured in more than just financial success, says the leader of an effort to incorporate solving social problems into entrepreneurial ventures in…
Under Elucent's system, a SmartClip is placed in a patient's tumor that emits a high frequency signal or “chirp” when activated, so it can guide the surgeon to the tissue that needs to be removed.
FoodChain, a spinoff started by two UW–Madison alumni helps small farms place their produce at restaurants and high-end food stores with on-line ordering and by handling the final delivery.
UW Changes Lives: Campus-born fertility company seeks to improve women’s health care, Wisconsin economy
What started as a side project in a UW–Madison laboratory is now a successful business that’s closer than ever to giving women a way to help overcome difficulties in conceiving a child.
As UW–Madison continues to gain recognition for fueling Wisconsin’s high-tech economy, four experienced entrepreneurs with UW roots shared the cardinal lessons they learned.
A UW–Madison startup called InseRT MRI has the goal of guiding drug placements in the brain with MRI, under a license to a patent held by WARF.
The competition encourages the sharing of fresh ideas and unconventional thinking for the benefit of Wisconsin.
UW-Madison computer science professor Jignesh Patel and Rogers Jeffrey Leo John, a recent graduate student, founded DataChat in June, 2017, with the goal of making it more efficient for businesses to get insights from data.
Innovation to Market builds on the success of D2P’s Igniter program, which helped start 19 companies over the past three years.
As users engage with LÜM, they are rewarded with tokens that they can use or buy to raise the visibility of a favorite artist.
A UW–Madison student with diabetes invented an injection aid called “Steady Shot,” because it holds the needle steady during injection. D2P is helping him commercialize it.
UW-Madison spinoff company OnLume is continuing to develop its system for identifying tissue types during surgery. The company’s technology causes chemical labels to glow in the operating room.
If you take electric lighting for granted, you have not lived in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where lighting options often come down to kerosene, candles or flashlights. The company's solar lights are a new choice.