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UW Innovation In Action

UW-Madison professional development course boosts output for Wausau manufacturer

When the operations director at JARP Industries signed up for a lean operations course at UW-Madison, he wasn’t expecting the impact it would deliver. Learn how the course shaped plant manufacturing practices and updated workflow, output and efficiency. More.

UW awarded second research grant from NBA and GE Healthcare

The latest grant will support research looking at the prevention and treatment of hamstring injuries. And while the focus will be on the elite athletes, the knowledge will benefit everyone who takes the court. More.

UW-Madison engineers collaborate to provide answers to Fiskars on key product line

In a unique collaboration, Fiskars turned to UW-Madison engineers to test how effective its new shock-absorbing hammer is at helping users avoid overuse injuries. The results shaped key decision-making on advancing the product line. More.

Award winning results from a UW-Madison and industry partnership

A collaboration between a Wisconsin business and UW-Madison’s Center for Dairy Research has infused more science into the companies decision making – and their results are telling the story, including award winning results. Read more.

Connecting Badgers to the future workforce


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Monsanto donates Middleton plant research facility to UW-Madison

The facility will be able to focus on improving crop nutrient efficiency, evaluating strategies to produce crops better suited for use as biofuels, enhancing crop disease resistance, and improving the yield and composition of crops grown in sustainable production systems. More.

Researchers seek to expand the reach of their revolutionary sensors

“We didn’t want to keep this technology in our lab. We wanted to share it and expand the boundaries of its applications.” An amazing research perspective from UW-Madison engineers, Jack Ma and Justin Williams, whose innovative discovery has the potential to impact many lives. More.

Honors for UW-Madison researchers taking on the Zika outbreak and life threatening airway obstructions during surgery

UW–Madison inventors have filed more than 400 disclosures with the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) in the last 12 months. The top ideas, demonstrating the most “sensational ideas being developed across disciplines” were honored this week, offering a glimpse into the future of innovation and discovery at UW.

Flexible educational programs bring the UW to professionals across the state

Chancellor Blank:  “Education is changing rapidly, and UW-Madison is leading the charge by developing ever more accessible ways for adults to participate. Just as much as our cutting-edge research, our outreach to the state’s workforce fuels the economy. These flexible programs provide lifelong learners with new job skills and create a whole new group of Badger alumni.” More

Innovative UW master’s program links science, business and law

Biotech is big, and UW-Madison’s M.S. in Biotechnology program is paving the way for other institutions with its avant-garde curriculum. The program’s cross-disciplinary approach prepares students in a wide variety of fields to be leaders of promising new technologies that are penetrating all sectors of the economy. More.