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CREATING PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS

UW–Madison faculty, staff, students, and alumni play a critical role in solving everyday challenges. And UW’s Technology Entrepreneurship Office (TEO) serves as a critical bridge for transforming your potential solutions into tangible technologies. As your dedicated partner across the full lifecycle, TEO offers networking opportunities, a mix of online and in-person courses, and tailored mentorship, ensuring that every entrepreneur receives personalized 1:1 guidance unique to their specific needs. We help you navigate each stage of the startup journey with confidence.

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Tap Into the NSF I-Corps Program

TEO is UW’s gateway to the National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps™ program, a rigorous training experience that helps transform lab discoveries into market-ready technologies with a focus on societal impact. UW–Madison faculty, staff, and students can leverage local TEO and regional Great Lakes Hub training to prepare for the national I-Corps competition. Watch the video to learn more.

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Schedule a Consultation

Engage directly with TEO’s director for one-on-one guidance on transforming your research into impactful technological solutions.

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Gain Essential Skills

Participate in TEO’s dynamic workshops, offering a blend of online and in-person learning, to gain insights and skills essential for research commercialization.

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Apply for I-Corps

Utilize the skills and knowledge gained through TEO workshops and mentorship to fast-track your market success in the I-Corps program.

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  • Katy Jinkins: I-Corps Experience Story

    The U.S. National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) program prepares researchers for commercialization, and for CEO and Co-founder of SixLine Semiconductor, Katy Jinkins, the program’s tangible skills and training helped set the groundwork for her entrepreneurial success. …

  • UW-Madison Joins NSF Great Lakes Hub as a Full Partner

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison is officially joining the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-CorpsTM) Great Lakes Region Hub as a full partner and funding recipient in an initiative to support UW-Madison faculty interested in …

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