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Whitewater Tech Park gives startups a head start

Whitewater Tech Park gives startups a head start

April 3, 2019

In 2009, Whitewater was awarded a $4.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration to build the state-of-the-art innovation complex later named the Whitewater University Technology Park (WUTP). Over a decade later, the WUTP has evolved into a hotbed for s...

Innovation Center wins Impact Award

Innovation Center wins Impact Award

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2018

The Whitewater University Innovation Center won the Impact Award in Mixed-Use from the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) in February of 2018. InBIA is the largest member-based entrepreneurial support network in the world with more than 2,200 members. Their goal is to enrich ind...

Class group project idea transformed into reality

Graphic by Carlie Herrick

Hailee Jensen, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

Whitewater Police will be shown appreciation at a luncheon on Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Innovation Center, thanks to the students Brenna Larson, Lauren King, Cynthia Gempeler, Tanner Larson, Derek Demott and Austin Kadulski. Professor Bill Lowell’s Communication and Team Building class ...

Workshop to make cents of artwork

November 18, 2015

By Mary Davisson Nov. 18, 2015 Those who attempt an education in the arts may be aware of the fi nancially bleak possibility of their passions. The College of Arts and Communication and the Whitewater University Innovation Center will be co-sponsoring Dollars and Sense for Arts Entrepreneurs...

Whitewater’s entrepreneurial culture nurtures students

September 10, 2014

Sep 10, 2014 By Rumasa Noor The entrepreneurial ecosystem has grown immensely in Whitewater in recent years. There are numerous resources  available to help local businesses as well  as students who are interested in starting their own business. Aside from the student organizations such as...

Innovation Center set for grand opening tomorrow

May 4, 2011

After a long construction process, the Innovation Center will open tomorrow as the first building in the Whitewater University Technology Park. The building will serve as a nurturer for young entrepreneurs and beginning businesses. Tours are available from 9-10:30 a.m. tomorrow. The grand opening ceremony at 11 a.m. will include the presence of Chancellor Richard Telfer, ...

Innovation Center welcomes first private tenant

April 28, 2011

Blackthorne Capital, an innovative financial management start-up company, became the first private tenant at the Innovation Center in the Whitewater University Technology Park. "Whitewater is made up of unique people, like the chancellor and faculty, who embrace dynamic partnerships, fostering new...

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