Industry & Business

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Let's Work Together

At UW-Stout, we have a community of leaders who can lend their knowledge and skills beyond teaching in the classroom. We are a vibrant group of problem-solvers, learners, and action-oriented experts in our fields. With these skills and state-of-the-art equipment at our disposal, we want to connect with industry and community partners. Whether you're looking to jumpstart an event, develop a product, or bring a business idea to fruition, we would love to work with you.

Our Polytechnic Advantage

Unlike purely liberal arts-focused institutions, UW-Stout has the practical advantage of being a Polytechnic University. This unique designation means that our students and faculty go beyond theoretical knowledge to learn real-world skills. It's one reason why our graduates enjoy a 98.2% rate of finding employment or continuing education. For you as an industry partner, you can have confidence that we have invaluable real-world experience and skills to contribute to your project. Just ask one of the dozens of companies who have partnered with us in the past.

1,000+ companies assisted with Stout expertise

$2M in corporate donations received in 2017

750+ employers attend our career conferences


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Industry partnerships put plastics engineering lab at forefront

When students step into the plastics engineering lab at University of Wisconsin-Stout, they are working with state-of-the-art equipment.

Students to present PlaySit at Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

Two University of Wisconsin-Stout students will present a patent-pending combination yard game and lawn chair at a statewide business competition.

Equipment donation valued at $530K will benefit students

Students in the manufacturing engineering, mechanical engineering and engineering technology programs at UW-Stout have some new opportunities.