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September 15th, 2009

Emerging Tech Centers on UW campuses can leverage R&D value

Abstract:
Roll forward to 2009 and the "Research to Jobs" task force, formed early this year, has recommended launching seven centers and building upon current centers at two more campuses:

* UW-River Falls: Tissue and cellular engineering, launched in early 2009.
* UW-Platteville: Nanotechnology applications, such as carbon nanotubes and graphene, for use in electronics, aerospace, computer and energy fields. This center was launched in late 2008.
* UW-Oshkosh: Super capacity energy storage for next-generation electric cars and other energy intensive applications.
* UW-Stevens Point: Nanowire and nanostructure manufacturing for applications in solar energy, hydrogen sensors and nanoinstruments.
* UW-Whitewater: Interactive media and distance learning.
* UW-La Crosse: Pharmaceuticals based on medicinal plants and fungi.
* UW-Green Bay: Value-added products from waste, such as paper waste.
* UW-Stout: Plastics and composite materials, in collaboration with UW-Stevens Point.
* UW-Parkside: Biomedical sciences.

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