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CBE Innovation

The Innovator in Residence and the Innovation Challenge programs encourage innovative thinking from both UWRF students, and our community.  UWRF and the College of Business and Economics believe that promoting a culture of innovation is increasingly important in the competitive business environment. 

Innovator in Residence Fall 2017


Innovator in Residence 

The Innovator in Residence speaker events showcase individuals that exemplify the application of innovation in their organization. 

Innovation Challenge Winners Songen


Innovation Challenge 

Undergraduate and graduate students can explore the possibility of turning their business ideas into reality. Utilizing the Lean Startup Methodology, students can develop their ideas into a viable business and compete to win start-up cash.

CBE MakerSpace


CBE MakerSpace

The CBE MakerSpace is a collaborative workshop for students to build models and minimum viable products to illustrate their ideas.  

Innovation Video Playlist

2020 Fall Innovator in Residence


Click here to view the 2020 Fall Innovator in Residence event

Are you ready to  INNOVATE


Click here to learn more about the 2020 Innovation Challenge

WIBIT Winer Didomi


Click here to learn more about Didomi, the 2020 Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament winner


Impact through innovation_ Hippy Feet


Click here to learn more about Innovation Challenge winner Hippy Feet