Kicking off the NSF I-Corps Fall Session 2017!

Please welcome our newest cohort for the Fall 2017 NSF I-Corps Session! Our first session begins tonight, October 9th, 2017 ending November 6th, 2017. Fall 2017 Session: Trust Fall Kinetix - Assistive Robot HydraCore Vest Food Allergy Monitoring System Global Health Coalition Microswitches Pain Management Med...

UWM Alumni Fall 2017 Magazine

UWM’s Lubar Entrepreneurship Center already provides entrepreneurial resources for UWM’s community and the greater Milwaukee region. That collaboration will be enhanced by its new twostory campus facility at the corner of Kenwood Boulevard and Maryland Avenue. Groundbreaking for the 24,000-square-foot center is expected in the...

WEDC brings back entrepreneurship support grant program

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is bringing back its Entrepreneurship Support Program, an initiative that was piloted last year and aims to strengthen the state's culture of entrepreneurship. The state agency said Wednesday it is accepting applications from nonprofits and community-based organizations that need funding to...

Untangling health care costs, one cord at a time

Nurses have assigned an array of nicknames to the web of medical lines, cords and tubes stationed by a patient’s bedside. Snake pit. Spaghetti. Rat’s nest. UW-Milwaukee Ph.D. student Lindsey Roddy is developing a new product to organize the web of medical lines, cords and...

Meet Brandon Tschacher, aka Mr. Milwaukee

We caught up with Brandon Tschacher, local Millennial and the man behind Milwaukee's MyCombine. Thirty-one-year-old Brandon Tschacher’s informal title could easily be Mr. Milwaukee—that’s how much he seems to care about the city. Tschacher, a Millennial, entrepreneur and frequent volunteer, keeps his eye on the prize of...

Milwaukee I-Corp launches pilot program aimed at nursing school

[caption id="attachment_638" align="alignright" width="300"] Nursing student Lindsey Roddy is a member of the first cohort of nursing students enrolled in I-Corps entrepreneurial training, a pilot program funded by the National Science Foundation to encourage more commercial products coming from academic research. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennesey)[/caption] Students and...