High-tech instrument makers abound among UW–Madison spinoffsAugust 10, 2011
As scientists and engineers explore the unknown, they frequently end up building the cutting-edge equipment and instruments they need, and high-tech instrument makers that have emerged from UW–Madison labs have been a good foundation for spinoff firms that sell research tools and equipment globally while creating a wide range of jobs in Wisconsin.
Innovation marks UW–Madison contribution to vitamins, drugs, medical suppliesJuly 6, 2011
With a long tradition of exploration of medicine and biology, and a research budget that has passed $1 billion, University of Wisconsin–Madison builds on a rich history of discoveries related to drugs and nutrition: Vitamin A and B were discovered here in 1914.
Research establishment spawns research-supply spinoffsJune 9, 2011
For a century, Wisconsin's traditional metal-working industries spawned a broad and profitable series of tool-and-diemaking firms that marketed nationwide.
University spinoffs represent a new face for agricultural productionMay 25, 2011
Agricultural experts at University of Wisconsin–Madison have long played a key role in a state known for corn, milk and cheese.
University biomedical emphasis a big economic winner for WisconsinApril 19, 2011
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.
TomoTherapy sold, but medical physics spinoffs continue to benefit WisconsinMarch 9, 2011
The announcement March 7 that TomoTherapy Inc., a Madison producer of sophisticated cancer treatment equipment, was sold to Accuray, a California maker of equipment for radiation surgery, spotlights the economic impact of the Department of Medical Physics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.