For the second year in a row, the University of Wisconsin-Madison has been ranked 25th worldwide and 18th nationally by the Center for World University Rankings.
UW–Madison — along with its affiliated organizations and start-up companies — has a $15 billion impact on Wisconsin and supports 193,310 jobs, according to new data released this spring.
A new federal designation will move 14 counties in south-central and southwestern Wisconsin to the front of the line for perhaps $75 million in federal grants over the next two years for a series of projects in the food manufacturing and biotech sectors.
URP Managing Director Aaron Olver delivered a keynote during the International Economic Development Council’s Economic Future Forum that emphasized the fact that successful innovation requires communication and collisions of people to spark new ideas.
At the end of April, MadREP moved its offices from downtown Madison out to the University Research Park.
The Madworks accelerator program recently launched its fourth cohort, supporting startup companies through grants and mentorship.
Illumina, Inc. has increased its ability to mass-produce specialty reagents and kits for life science research now that expansion of its Madison operations has been completed.
Madworks Coworking’s accelerator program on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, recently launched its summer 2015 session with seven startups.
On Wednesday, Madison-based BluDiagnostics was named the Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Competition’s overall winner and top life sciences company, beating 12 other finalists.
Finalists representing diverse tech-based sectors in Wisconsin’s startup economy will present live to judges in the Governor’s Business Plan Contest during the 13th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison.