Annual Report 2000: Engineering InterAction
College of Engineering / University of Wisconsin-Madison

UW Technology Enterprise Cooperative (UW-TEC)

The Dean's Message

College Departments

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Engineering Physics

Engineering Professional Development

Industrial Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Interdisciplinary Degree Programs

2000-2001 Industrial Advisory Board

College Consortia

College Centers

College Services

Private Support

1999-2000 Financial Summary

Faculty and Department Directory

College Publications


Paul S. Peercy (Co-Director)
Andrew Policano (Co-Director)
Anne S. Miner (School of Business Liaison)
Lawrence A. Casper (Entrepreneurial Projects Director)
Maggie Tongue (Associate Director)
Julie J. Rae (Associate Director)

2620 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1691

Tel: 608/265-4104
Fax: 608/262-6400

The UW Technology Enterprise Cooperative, a joint venture with the School of Business and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, creates opportunities for UW-Madison students, faculty and staff to experience the technology entrepreneurship process and learn about the formation of technology-based enterprises. Among its activities, UW-TEC:

  • Fosters interaction and partnerships between students and faculty to explore unique technology and related business opportunities. Provides support for new technology-based businesses through seminars, training and investment support.

  • Administers The Schoofs Prize for Creativity, an undergraduate student invention contest designed to stimulate interest in entrepreneurship.

  • Administers G. Steven Burrill Technology Business Plan Competition for students across the UW-Madison campus.

  • Administers Tong Prototype Prize and loan program.

  • Establishes cooperative ventures where UW-Madison students, faculty, staff and private sector partners provide in-kind resources to develop a technology to the point of commercialization.


Copyright 2000 University System Board of Regents


Published: September 2000