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University Club of Milwaukee
March 9, 2017



 

Research Opportunities


Bradley Catalyst
Grant Program 2017
This round of Catalyst Grants is supported by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation and the Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation. These awards will be made to seed promising research and development in areas where UWM has the greatest potential to impact local economy through commercialization activities. 
Currently processing awards for 2017. Please visit the program page for more information.

Water Equipment & Policy (WEP) NSF I/UCRC
Call for Proposals
The Water Equipment and Policy Research Center (WEP) is an Industry/University Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC) operating under the auspices of the National Science Foundation (NSF). WEP is funded by a collaboration of industry members, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), Marquette University and the NSF.
Deadline for submission of proposals is August 15, 2017. Please visit the website for more information. Download the proposal template here
2017 Grant Program 
UWM and Marquette University


GE Catalyst
Grant Program





The UWM Research Foundation, Inc., is a private non-stock, non-profit corporation under Chapter 181 of the Wisconsin Statutes. Organized and operated exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986,  the UWM Research Foundation is controlled by the UWM Foundation, Inc.

The primary purpose of the UWM Research Foundation, Inc. is to support research and innovation at UWM by providing funding for scholarships and grants and by engaging in corporate partnering activities to that end.


 
In the News 

May 24, 2017
Fabien Edjou, veteran, retired Army Officer, and undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Supply Chain and Operation Management at UWM, has created a sustainable solution to waste through his new startup, LeanServ, LLC. Founded in 2016, Edjou's business specializes in technology information, products, and services (TIPS) that help organizations transform into zero-waste environments. Read more...

Urban Milwaukee
May 17, 2017
The Fellows, Ilya Avdeev, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and Anne Basting, a professor of theater, are supported by the Mary and Ted Kellner Fund for Entrepreneurship, which was establised in 2016 through a gift from the Kelben Foundation to fund faculty and staff at the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center at UWM. Read more..

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 two-story campus facility at the corner of Kenwood Boulevard and Maryland Avenue. Groudbreaking for the 24,000-square-foot center is expected in the fourth quarter of 2017, with an opening date targeted for early 2019. Read more...

 

Taffanie Johnson
May 01, 2017  
Taffanie Johnson, an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Women and Gender Studies at UWM, is empowering local women and young girls through her new mobile pop-up program, Untangle. Johnson's program offers a unique set of interactive coaching, workshops, support, and resources focused on improving Milwaukee women's self-esteem, love, and sufficiency. Read more...

Milwaukee's life sciences landscape is sprouting
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
April 29, 2017

When Loren Peterson moved Zystor Therapeutics from St. Louis, Mo., to Milwaukee in the early 2000s, he had trouble finding other health care and biotechnology startups to keep him company. Today, Milwaukee's once-arid life sciences landscape is sprouting more ideas and emerging companies. It's a trend that was on display Thursday at Milwaukee's University Club during a pitch event that featured five promising,  Read more...

Wisconsin State Budget Analysis: Impact on UW-Milwaukee and Biohealth Industry
BioForward - Wisconsin
April 27, 2017

After a successful first event from UW-Madison and Accuray, BioForward's speaker series on the importance of public university research visited the UWM Innovation Accelerator last Thursday for the second event, featuring the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Lisa Johnson, CEO of BioForward, kicked off the event with BioForward updates, Read more...

Spotlight on Student Entrepreneur
UWM Ideas Challenge - Lindsey Roddy
April 5, 2017
Lindsey Roddy, an RN, BSN, and Ph.D., student studying Nursing Science at UWM, is reorganizing the public health sector through innovation. As one of the first cohorts enrolled in the NSF I-Corps entrepreneurial pilot program, targeted specifically at nurses, Roddy developed a novel management system that, Read more...


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Student Startup
Challenge
UWM students and recent graduates are invited to join the UWM Student Startup Challenge.  Up to three innovation ideas will be selected for prototyping and business launch.     





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