The Accelerator Program represents a broadening of WARF’s original role, as it as recognized the need to guide and encourage start-up companies, and invest in them.
Vibration data collected from sensors attached to the pedestrian bridge over North Park Street will be analyzed, in hopes of improving monitoring methods for bridges and buildings.
Early recipients of UW2020 funding, from the School of Music to the School of Medicine and Public Health and beyond, have assembled interdisciplinary teams to address their research questions and have attracted outside funding with initial support from the program.
“I spent three years getting D2P going, and we did some good things in commercializing innovation from campus,” John Biondi says. “Now it’s time to turn it over to someone else who can take it to the next level.”
A multi-decade relationship between UW–Madison and GE Healthcare has created a stream of medical imaging inventions that look inside the human body with increasing accuracy.
A team of chemical and biological engineers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has found a way to produce from biomass a valuable compound used in plastic production that they estimate could lower the cost of ethanol produced from plant material by more than two dollars per gallon.
A UW–Madison program built around plants that mature quickly enough to engage the scientific curiosity of elementary through college students is releasing two new varieties that make the popular plants even better suited to classrooms.
Four Wisconsin businesses with missions that merge entrepreneurship, social change and sustainable practices each received a $25,000 “Force for Positive Change Award" during a ceremony Friday, Nov. 18, at the Discovery Building at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
What: The first ever “Force for Positive Change” awards ceremony and event, with a slate of national speakers in addition to four Wisconsin-based organizations taking home …
The Wisconsin Science Festival passed a milestone this year, says organizer Laura Heisler of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation at UW–Madison. "For the first time, we had more activities and events outside Madison than inside Madison."
For decades, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has helped UW–Madison inventors transform their ideas into reality, whether it’s a solar cooker, a self-tying shoelace device or even the DNA of the bubonic plague. Now WARF is displaying the visual beauty — and wide variety — of all those ideas.
UW-Madison ranked 14th worldwide among universities in a new report measuring how many graduates became entrepreneurs backed by venture capital.
Computer chip makers continuously strive to pack more transistors in less space, yet as the size of those transistors approaches the atomic scale, there are physical limits on how small they are able to make the patterns for the circuitry.