University of Wisconsin–Madison

Business Partners

You know your business. We know UW–Madison. Years of working with business and industry has taught us what you might be looking for from our university, including:

But sometimes you may not know how the university can help. Our liaisons are poised to work with you to better understand your needs and business goals and to build connections and collaborations with partners on campus.

You can also sign up for our monthly OCR Event Calendar email to stay informed and learn about upcoming business and industry events.

Featured: Badger Bridge
When OCR connects with UW–Madison alumni, one of the most common questions we are asked is how to connect with other alumni and graduating students to advance their company or personal business goals. We are pleased to share with you Badger Bridge, a new program from our colleagues at the Wisconsin Alumni Association® (WAA), that provides a platform for networking with Badgers in your field, at leading organizations, and in communities around the world. Not UW-Madison Alumni? You can still post jobs here.

UW Innovation in Action

Grant to Study Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Madison

Jon Eckhardt, executive director of the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship has received funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, to study how to improve how university entrepreneurial ecosystems, like that at UW-Madison,  can drive economic growth.

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New outposts from Lands’ End,
Oshkosh Corp. reveal closer corporate relationships with UW–Madison

Wisconsin companies are leveraging UW-Madison resources in their corporate strategy. Learn about the latest companies to set up offices near campus and how the Office of Corporate Relations is helping them find solutions. More.

Zhenqiang “Jack” Ma’s quest for knowledge yields innovations, collaborations, success

Ma cites an impressive research infrastructure, excellent faculty and support for multidisciplinary collaborations as reasons he has been successful at UW-Madison. That is coupled with his desire for his innovations to benefit society, “If the knowledge I contribute can change the world, I will be satisfied.”

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