UWM Research Foundation supported startup TCARE, Inc. has a Successful Funding Round

On September 17th, TCARE announced it had closed a $3 million financing round led by SixThirty Ventures, Aflac Ventures, BlueCross BlueShield MN, Blu Ventures, Village Capital, Connetic Ventures and Gener8tor Fund. “TCARE is a great example of applying research at UWM and translating it into a private startup,” stated Troy Vosseller, co-founder of Gener8tor. “TCARE is solving a market problem, but its underpinnings are rooted in the academic research of Dr. Rhonda Montgomery who explored the interplay of burnout and caregiving.”

UWM Research Foundation Announces New Catalyst Grants

The UWM Research Foundation is proud to announce four Catalyst Grants for projects that include a new purification system for antibodies; online self-administered diagnostic program for psychiatric disorders; a power hand rehabilitation glove for home use; and an easier two-line breeding system for sorghum hybrids. These projects feature strong research teams and three new researchers that have not been previously funded.

Avdeev named director of innovation at Lubar Entrepreneurship Center

Ilya Avdeev has been named director of innovation at the new Lubar Entrepreneurship Center. In this role, Avdeev — an associate professor of mechanical engineering who has been instrumental in fostering entrepreneurship at UWM — will lead program development and partnership cultivation.

Milwaukee startups receive funding to commercialize their technology

By Nick Williams – Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal Four Milwaukee-area startups are receiving some extra cash from government and academic funding programs to help commercialize their technology. AquaMetals, based in the Milwaukee County Research Park's Technology Innovation Center in Wauwatosa, is getting up to $75,000 in Small...

AquaMetals has eco-friendly way to prevent toxic discharge into waterways

From WisBusiness.com — AquaMetals is bringing continuous, real-time data to the metal waste prevention industry. The Wisconsin-based advanced manufacturing company has made it possible for businesses to control chemical treatment of toxic metals in real time, while monitoring the risk for pollution. President Bruce Bathurst and partner Tom Dougherty created the company in 2016 to help control and measure the concentration of heavy metals in flowing water.