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Wisconsin's Madison Region: Opportunity Driven by Purposeful Innovation

We are a region defined by innovation. A place where sophisticated technological advancements transform the world’s products and processes. Where game-changing research & development leads to new discoveries. Where industries set new standards for the global marketplace. And where an adaptive education system cultivates a highly skilled and creative workforce.

Our cooperative spirit and strong support network creates a culture built to sustain growth.

We are the eight counties of the Madison Region – an area where ideas evolve, where possibilities are realized, and where people and businesses thrive.

Apr 17, 2014

Xconomy Xchange: A Roundtable with Bill Aulet

Bill Aulet is the Managing Director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship as well as a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School... continue reading »

Apr 22, 2014

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Part II: Accelerators, incubators, co-working spaces - the view from Silicon Valley and closer to home

This session of WARF Entrepreneurons looks at accelerators, incubators, co-working spaces - the view from Silicon Valley and closert to home. Jon Eckhardt, Robert Pricer... continue reading »

Apr 24, 2014

Responding to a Maturing Workfoce: An Employer Summit

The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin invites high-level executives and human resource professionals to attend Responding to a Maturing Workforce: An Employer Summit. As... continue reading »

Apr 24, 2014

Wisconsin Cleantech Network Forum

Justin Kaster, founder and executive director for Midwest Cleantech Open, will discuss near-term opportunities for emerging businesses and other market participants including investors at the... continue reading »

Apr 25, 2014

Agricultural Innovation Prize: Powered by 40 Chances

The Agricultural Innovation Prize is the largest student prize focused on agriculture in the world, and the competition seeks student participation from across the spectrum... continue reading »

Apr 6, 2014

Business is growing at Janesville Innovation Center - and so are businesses

The center at 2949 Venture Drive on the city's south side now has seven of its 13 offices and manufacturing bays filled.  continue reading »

Mar 26, 2014

Gov. Walker helps dedicate new facility for E.K. Machine in Columbia County

The new building at 465 Quality Court represents a $3.6 million investment. continue reading »

Mar 21, 2014

Dane County second in nation in private sector wage increase

In what local officials call a sign of the area’s robust recovery, private sector wages in Dane County jumped 9.3 percent over the past 12 months, the second largest increase in the nation. continue reading »

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