Currently, more than 3,800 people are employed by the 126 businesses and organizations in the University Research Park.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison joined the growing hackathon trend this past April with its first large-scale hackathon event–dubbed MadHacks–organized and run by students in the Department of Computer Sciences and hosted by University Research Park.
A survey just completed by the Wisconsin Alumni Association shows a substantial level of business startups among graduates of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The winner of the Qualcomm Innovation Competition on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus is a device that mixes chemicals within a pipe. The contest challenges UW-Madison students to develop new products or technologies and marry those ideas with market-ready business plans.
The Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference, occurring in Madison June 2 – 3, will showcase numerous examples of the innovation economy in southeast Wisconsin.
On behalf of Nepali American Friendship Association (NAFA), a local not-for-profit organization in Madison, Wl, we are requesting your support and contributions to help alleviate the devastation of the recent earthquake in Nepal.
A day-long competition with 43 teams of students being judged by 23 business people and entrepreneurs led to a $10,000 prize for Tixora, an online booking service for intercity motorcoach buses.
The Tactile Communication and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory (TCNL) recently received $4.5 million from the Department of Defense to conduct research on the efficacy of a traumatic brain injury therapy, developed in the UW-Madison lab, for use on military personnel.
University Research Park was proud to host the international delegation and appreciated the opportunity to showcase the innovation being developed by leading-edge life sciences and technology companies here in the Park.
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.