UW-Madison has become “a biomedical research powerhouse.” Yet, a looming national biomedical research crisis threatens to fundamentally impact that research and the people who conduct it.
The UW-Madison Discovery to Product (D2P) is seeking applications for its Igniter Awards. Open to UW-Madison students, staff, and faculty, the deadline to apply is March 15.
Madison is in a sweet spot when it comes to creating health care IT software, programs and applications, thanks in large part to the success of Epic Systems, the electronic medical records giant located in nearby Verona. So says Mark Bakken, founder of HealthX Ventures and the former head of Nordic Consulting Partners.
A lot of times, when we think about tech businesses, we think about California and the Silicon Valley. But over the years, Madison has become a Midwestern hot spot for up-and-coming tech start ups.
University Research Park and UW-Madison continue to be significant catalysts for job creation in Wisconsin.
The Madison Startup Fair on University of Wisconsin-Madison’s campus brings together a cross-section of local startups each year, from software to 3D printing technology to alternative insulation material for outdoor gear.
Co-sponsored by the Capital Entrepreneurs and the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, the Madison Startup Fair showcased some of the best-known companies in the Madison startup space.
If you’re wondering how much of an impact the Madison area’s tech community has on the economy, take a gander at the year-end statistics and highlights of 2014 compiled by Capital Entrepreneurs.
In 2013, with 160 patents, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) was near the pinnacle of the university patent heap.
The Madworks seed accelerator in Madison, WI, one of several grant-based startup accelerators launched in the state last year, is starting to show some early, but small, success.