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URP News

The weather's FINALLY getting warmer, so that means the triumphant return of Carts in the Park! The season kicks off next Wednesday, April 16. We're looking to expand Carts in the Park to multiple days (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays) and multiple locations (adding Science Drive back in to...

URP was pleased to host a successful Startup Weekend April 4 - 6. Madison's third annual Startup Weekend event assembled entrepreneurial minds from southern Wisconsin and beyond to collaborate on innovative projects and potentially form startup companies.Read more[more-link]...

University Research Park is proud to host the 3rd annual Startup Weekend to take place April 4 to 6. Startup Weekend is an opportunity for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs to test and hone their startup ideas. Read More [more-link]...

When University Research Park in Madison was founded in 1984, it was seen as an off-campus outpost for science faculty pursuing the impure goal of commercializing their ideas. Today, URP is home to about 125 companies and nearly 4,000 highly paid workers. Read More[more-link]...

When Rebecca Blank arrived at the University of Wisconsin-Madison last summer, she became chancellor of one of the largest academic research universities in the world, but one that has an uneven track record for commercializing that work. UW-Madison had nearly $1.2 billion in research spending yet...

Business incubators--more than 300 in the U.S., many attached to universities--are increasingly drawing intellectual capital from around the world. With the help of CB Insights, a Manhattan firm that tracks private-company funding trends, University Research Park and the MG&E Innovation Center were cited by Forbes...

A recent University of Wisconsin-Madison report highlights the extensive innovation taking place within the campus community.Read more [more-link]...