Stories indexed under: Innovation
- 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.
- 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.