The Technology Entrepreneurship Office (TEO) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is working to accelerate the translation of research into usable technology, driving impactful solutions for society.

UW’s Gateway to I-Corps

TEO helps UW–Madison faculty, staff, and students access the National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps™ program, which guides aspiring entrepreneurs through the process of evaluating the commercial potential of a scientific discovery or technology that could lead to a path for startup success.

If you have a solution to a significant challenge, we want to meet with you to learn about your research and vision for your technology, and help you explore opportunities for I-Corps participation.

Learn More About I-Corps

In Partnership

TEO was launched in partnership with the College of Engineering, the School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS), and the College of Letters & Science (L&S) to support STEM-based innovations from any faculty, staff, or student at UW–Madison.



  • Celebrating one year of TIP

    One year ago, under the leadership of Director Sethuraman Panchanathan, the U.S. National Science Foundation announced the establishment of the Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships, or TIP, the agency’s first new directorate in more than 30 years. Just …

  • UW-Madison a partner in $15 million effort to commercialize more university advances

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison is among 14 Midwest universities to join the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) network—a program designed to move more discoveries from research laboratories into the real world. UW-Madison is part of the …


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