Discovery Center

 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 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


Discovery Center Annual Report

We invite you to view the 2011-2012 Discovery Center Annual Report.






Contact Information

Discovery Center

Phone: 715.232.2397
Fax: 715.232.1105

Staff Members

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!


Discovery Center News

UW-Stout Discovery Center Research Associate Ken Smith will receive the 2012 WiSys Innovation Scholar Award.

MOC / Discovery Center Projects

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