1. Making Global Connections: Fab Lab brings MIT, worldwide technology network to UW-Stout

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    Menomonie, Wis. — A new laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Stout campus is for dreamers who want to see their ideas come to life. “It’s a place where people can share their ideas and build almost anything,” said Ken Smith, research associate for the UW-Stout Discovery Center. The center, UW-Stout’s umbrella organization for applied research,

  2. From ideas to opportunities

    When an inventor has a brainstorm, the Wisconsin Innovation Service Center is ready to help. “We get the tinkerers working in their basements or garages. We get engineers with extensive experience and capabilities who may have access to laboratories. We get the scientists. We get applications from federal labs,” said Ronald “Bud” Gayhart, director of