University of Wisconsin Stout | Wisconsin's Polytechnic University
Inspiring partnerships for innovative and knowledge-driven solutions for business, student learning and economic development.
The Discovery Center is University of Wisconsin-Stout’s primary outreach and engagement organization linking the extensive resources of the university to business, industry, and community. We are a vibrant group of skilled problem solvers, gifted learners, and action oriented colleagues working together to overcome hurdles you face in process improvement, product development, business growth, continuing education, culture development, applied research, and much more.
How can Discovery Center innovate success with you today?
Teachers from five school districts in northern Wisconsin spent a week in June at University of Wisconsin-Stout's Fab Lab working on a seemingly small problem: How to make it easier to open a pop top on an aluminum can. Being teachers, however, they knew the problem placed before them was about much more than pop top technology.
Local and regional partners in a new collaborative effort, led by University of Wisconsin-Stout, the Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are ready to harness their resources to improve water quality in the Red Cedar River watershed.