A lively debate underway in Wisconsin and across the nation questions the value of public research universities to the state taxpayers who help support them. This debate indicates that many do not understand the role these universities play in driving innovation and keeping the state and U.S. competitive.
A group of “hackers” are worked hard for 24 hours straight in Madison at University Research Park, during the MadHacks Hackathon, to come up with new technology innovations.
Eight teams of entrepreneurs — including one trio from as far as Brazil — wrapped up a 10-week program with the Madworks Accelerator, presenting their companies and celebrating afterward at the Madworks Coworking space at University Research Park.
Jennifer Cheatham, Madison Metropolitan School District superintendant and Aaron Olver, Managing Director of University Research Park recently sat down to discuss the need for a “multi-faceted, long-term view of arts in local education.” Equity an issue in arts education By Lindsay Christians, The Capital Times When it comes to access to arts education in Madison, […]
Madison has been selected as a featured site in the Third Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE), a tour designed to showcase advanced technology centers, innovation hubs, public-private partnerships, exports, and foreign direct investments in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison continues to be one of the state of Wisconsin’s greatest economic engines, accounting for $15 billion in economic impact statewide according to a new report.
Twenty-four entries, representing a variety of sectors, are competing in the finalist round of the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.
BIOforward, Inc., the member driven, Wisconsin affiliate of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), and Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) announced Lisa Johnson as its new CEO.
The BIO 2015 Business Scholarship Program enables Wisconsin bioscience companies (health, agriculture, energy, medical device, etc.) to participate fully in the BIO 2015 International Convention.
Madison still has a long way to go to be considered a startup hub. Yet there are new signs that it could be poised for an entrepreneurial liftoff, given its top-notch research university, the nation’s largest electronic health records firm in Epic Systems and no shortage of educated, enthusiastic young people.