A prosthetic hand that could be cheaply created on a 3-D printer for amputees in developing countries won the top prize and $10,000 in the Schoofs Prize for Creativity, one of a pair of competitions that make up Innovation Days. Held Feb. 9 and 10, the event rewards University of Wisconsin–Madison students for creative and marketable ideas.
University of Wisconsin–Madison undergraduate innovators will present 14 inventions on Feb. 9-10 in Engineering Hall on the College of Engineering campus as part of the annual Innovation Days.
Winners of the Whiteboard Challenge and Student Venture Seed Grants show that entrepreneurship is thriving among University of Wisconsin–Madison students.
A trio of recent University of Wisconsin–Madison graduates have sold their e-commerce analytics company to a major player in the social media field less than one year after its launch.
Agricultural experts at University of Wisconsin–Madison have long played a key role in a state known for corn, milk and cheese.
Having been selected from 78 competitors from around the world, two University of Wisconsin–Madison students will travel to London for the finals of the LES (Licensing Executives Society) Foundation international business plan competition, held June 4.
A smartphone application that will allow running race observers to keep track of particular runners in real time has won $10,000 and top prize at the inaugural University of Wisconsin–Madison Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize.
Five University of Wisconsin–Madison alumni were honored April 26 for their outstanding entrepreneurial achievements.
As Wisconsin struggles with unemployment and anemic growth, a group of health-related university spin-offs continues to benefit from UW–Madison's profound depth in biological sciences, medicine and engineering.
In military combat, vehicle tires are critical, as blown tires can mean troops are stranded in dangerous situations. Wausau, Wis.-based Resilient Technologies is working on a non-pneumatic tire with a honeycomb-like design, which can't be shot out and could save lives.
Business experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison business school and the Center for Innovation and Business Development at UW-Whitewater will discuss the use of market…
Speakers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic, which offers startup businesses the pro bono legal services of UW law students supervised by faculty and private sector attorneys, will discuss key legal issues confronting entrepreneurs at this evening's Gilson Bootstrapping event. The program begins at 5 p.m. today (March 30) in the Town Center of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.
While budgetary squalls seem to draw business and education into collision, a unique opportunity is giving budding entrepreneurs a room of their own on the…
A panel of experts will discuss funding opportunities available to young firms for advancing the research and development of their technologies at the WARF Gilson Bootstrapping seminar being held Wednesday, March 23.
A dress made of rubber gloves, a xylophone constructed from PVC pipes and a coffee chiller fashioned out of discarded lab equipment were just three examples of entrepreneurial creativity submitted in this year's Wiscontrepreneur 100-Hour Challenge, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Office of Corporate Relations.
What if you could enter a grocery store, and with the tap of your finger, determine which products were made in your state? Thanks to three UW–Madison graduate students and their partnership with a local grocery store, you now can.
A system that could widely expand stent treatments for patients with diseased arteries won the top prize and $10,000 in the Schoofs Prize for Creativity, one of a pair of competitions that make up Innovation Days, an event that rewards University of Wisconsin–Madison students for innovative and marketable ideas.
Allen Dines of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Office of Corporate Relations will be the first speaker featured in WARF's new Gilson Bootstrapping Series. He will discuss the wide variety of resources available to new entrepreneurs, or to those just thinking about starting a business, at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison - along with more than 1,500 organizations worldwide - will mark Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Nov. 15-21.
The Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin–Madison was recognized by The Princeton Review for Entrepreneur magazine as having one of the top 25 entrepreneurship programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in the country.