Stories indexed under: Innovation

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  • Prototype electric motor New motor under development by UW-Madison spinoff Sept. 8, 2014 A tabletop motor using an entirely new driving principle is under development at the headquarters of C-Motive Technologies, a startup business that is commercializing technology from the College of Engineering at UW-Madison.
  • Photo: 'Green roof' at Signe Skott Cooper Hall New, innovative School of Nursing building opening for fall semester Aug. 19, 2014 Signe Skott Cooper Hall isn’t just a new building. It’s a place where students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Nursing will learn using the latest technology.
  • Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab May 21, 2014 At first, the students considered creating an app or a smart device. But when they got down to it, they decided simplicity really is bliss.
  • The next dimension: 3D color printer wins innovation competition Feb. 17, 2014 Spectrom, an attachment for 3D printers that will allow users to incorporate seamless, on-demand color into the 3D printing process, won both the $10,000 Schoofs Prize for Creativity and the $2,500 Tong Prototype Prize at the 20th annual Innovation Days competition.
  • Aerial_uw_17-35mm11_6797 University Research Park: A business incubator that is “changing the world” Nov. 15, 2013 University Research Park and the MG&E Innovation Center on its campus were cited yesterday, November 15, by Forbes Magazine as among the top breeding grounds for compelling high-tech startups.
  • WARF Innovation Award winners offer a better oat, infection disrupter Oct. 18, 2013 A new oat offering tasty ways to lower cholesterol and compounds capable of disrupting serious bacterial infections earned top honors in this year's Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Innovation Awards program.
  • Photo: Constance Steinkuehler ‘Video Games and Learning’ pilot MOOC launches Oct. 3, 2013 Kurt Squire has enrolled in about a dozen Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). “The experience was fun — to essentially be back in college again, but to feel like I’m doing so driven by my own interest without the pressures of grades and so on,” Squire says.
  • Photo: David Krakauer UW-Madison launches national Agricultural Innovation Prize Oct. 2, 2013 As the world's population continues to increase, so does the need for sustainable and secure food systems. A new student contest run by the University of Wisconsin-Madison advances the idea that long-term solutions in agriculture cannot draw on innovations from only one discipline.
  • Photo: Derek Hei Blank leads off University Roundtable fall series Oct. 9 Oct. 1, 2013 The 2013 Fall University Roundtable series kicks off Oct. 9 with a presentation by Chancellor Rebecca Blank about the future of UW-Madison.
  • Corporate Open House to showcase Health, Innovation, and the Wisconsin Idea Aug. 7, 2013 UW-Madison's second annual Corporate Open House, where companies are invited to campus to learn more about innovative opportunities for research, projects, talent, training and potential partnerships, will be held on Thursday, Aug. 22.
  • Photo: David Ward at Rose Bowl Encore ending, Ward reflects on transition, innovation July 9, 2013 When David Ward returned to UW-Madison as its interim chancellor in 2011, he was taking over after an acrimonious attempt to create a public authority to govern the Madison campus.
  • New tech-enhanced grocery shopping experience wins Innovative Minds Prize May 15, 2013 Fetch Rewards LLC, a mobile application designed to reinvent the grocery shopping experience, won the $10,000 Innovative Minds Challenge on May 10 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Cancer-screening software wins wireless competition April 19, 2013 A software program for screening for cervical cancer, particularly in developing countries with limited resources, earned the top award and $10,000 in the Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Innovation Days showcases undergrad entrepreneurship Feb. 4, 2013 Displaying more than a dozen inventions that could prove useful for individuals, workplaces or even entire manufacturing processes, University of Wisconsin-Madison undergraduate students will square off in a matchup of creativity, resourcefulness and craftsmanship during the annual UW-Madison Innovation Days competitions, held Feb. 7 and 8 on the UW-Madison engineering campus.
  • Competitive prizes help move printable prosthetic hand closer to market Dec. 12, 2012 With an inexpensive, body-powered prosthetic that replicates an amputee's lost hand, a University of Wisconsin-Madison mechanical engineering student earned second place in the undergraduate division of the 2012 National Collegiate Inventors Competition, held in Washington, D.C., in November.
  • Innovation U formally launches the Year of Innovation Oct. 9, 2012 Exhibits and demonstrations by dozens of campus and community innovators, special breakout sessions covering topics ranging from sparking innovative thinking to how to take innovation to the next level, and flash talks and presentations focusing on innovations with roots at the UW and what made them successful, will highlight a special event today kicking off the Year of Innovation as declared by Interim Chancellor David Ward.
  • Photo: Lasers UW-Madison celebrates imagination, discovery in the Year of Innovation Sept. 13, 2012 From dairy science to dance to vitamin D to stem cells, the University of Wisconsin–Madison has pushed the boundaries of what is known and the limits of what is possible for more than 160 years.
  • Go Big Read marries art and science with “Radioactive” Sept. 11, 2012 Lauren Redniss was first drawn to Marie and Pierre Curie because of their beautiful love story. But the Pulitzer Prize-winning illustrator found much more as she researched, wrote and illustrated her book “Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout,” this year’s selection for Go Big Read, UW–Madison's common reading program.