Advancing Our Polytechnic Focus

The Discovery Center advances UW-Stout's polytechnic focus of applied research by expanding the university's commitment to quality and innovation, transformative education and interdisciplinary collaboration.



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The Discovery Center is Celebrating 5 Years

Discovery Center Five Year Review

The UW-Stout Discovery Center is proud to celebrate our five year anniversary in 2014!

We invite you to check out our Five Year Review report featuring highlights and impacts of the services and projects provided by the Discovery Center from July 2009 - June 2014.


 The center harnesses the tremendous expertise of UW-Stout faculty, staff, students and other specialists in fostering discovery and innovation. By encompassing all of UW-Stout's applied research efforts, the center's primary mission is to facilitate:

Advance knowledge

Enhance Student Education

Add Value to Industry

Produce Economic Impact

Delivering Results

The Discovery Center delivers targeted expertise in key phases of research and development, including:

Applied Research

Technology Transfer

Technology Transition

Technology Diffusion

Manufacturing Adoption and Manufacturing Process Improvement

Contact Information

Discovery Center

Phone: 715.232.2397
Fax: 715.232.1105

Staff Members

IGNITE Your Entrepreneurial Fire

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The MTAC Pilot Project

The UW-Stout MOC has been awarded funding for the pilot Great Lakes Manufacturing Technology Acceleration Center project.  

Click here to learn more!

Student & Faculty Innovators

Make your idea a success!

Assistance is available for part-time or full-time staff, faculty and students who are part of the UW System. Together, we help you identify local resources on your campus and in your community! 

Learn more about the IDEADVANCE Seed Fund through UW-Extension!