Tag Innovation and tech transfer
UW-Madison's second annual Corporate Open House, where companies are invited to campus to learn more about innovative opportunities for research, projects, talent, training and potential partnerships, will be held on Thursday, Aug. 22.
Rhonda Norsetter arrived on the UW–Madison campus as a student in 1964. Nearly 50 years later, she leaves as one of the most respected federal relations officers in American higher education.
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation ranked fourth for university biotechnology patents issued in the U.S. and Europe from 2008 to 2012, according to new data published by Bioentrepreneur.
When David Ward returned to UW–Madison as its interim chancellor in 2011, he was taking over after an acrimonious attempt to create a public authority to govern the Madison campus.
Fetch Rewards LLC, a mobile application designed to reinvent the grocery shopping experience, won the $10,000 Innovative Minds Challenge on May 10 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
A software program for screening for cervical cancer, particularly in developing countries with limited resources, earned the top award and $10,000 in the Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Rest a laptop computer on your lap for any length of time and you'll quickly appreciate how much heat it generates.
“Innovation” is a word we’ve heard a lot lately, given that it’s the Year of Innovation and Educational Innovation is a campus priority. Innovation will also be front and center March 20 at Showcase 2013, where seven UW leaders who are new to our campus will share their perspectives on current innovation efforts and opportunities to innovate even more.
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.
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).
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.
University of Wisconsin–Madison students interested in entrepreneurship and innovation will be able to learn more about protecting and commercializing their ideas at a forum on Dec. 10.
Perkins Coie LLP has announced a new Innovative Minds competition, offering a $10,000 prize to a University of Wisconsin–Madison student team that produces the year's most market-ready innovation.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Journalism and Mass Communication Professor Young Mie Kim sprung up as an innovator in action even before the Year of Innovation dawned this week on campus.
Exhibits and demonstrations by dozens of campus and community innovators, special breakout sessions covering topics ranging from sparking innovative thinking to how to take innovation to the next level, and flash talks and presentations focusing on innovations with roots at the UW and what made them successful, will highlight a special event today kicking off the Year of Innovation as declared by Interim Chancellor David Ward.
From dairy science to dance to vitamin D to stem cells, the University of Wisconsin–Madison has pushed the boundaries of what is known and the limits of what is possible for more than 160 years.
Lauren Redniss was first drawn to Marie and Pierre Curie because of their beautiful love story. But the Pulitzer Prize-winning illustrator found much more as she researched, wrote and illustrated her book “Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout,” this year’s selection for Go Big Read, UW–Madison's common reading program.
California’s Santa Rita Jail just got a little more secure this week, thanks to the completion of a $14 million “microgrid” project that gives the facility its own autonomous power supply — a feat rooted in University of Wisconsin–Madison technology.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is one of two American universities to host a delegation of representatives selected by Iraq's Inter-Ministerial Committee on Innovation, Research, and Development (ICIRD) on universities and technology-based economic development.
A portable vision device that provides blind individuals sensory input similar to vision will be presented at the 40th anniversary celebration for the National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, on Friday, April 3.