Center for Innovation and Business Development

The Center for Innovation and Business Development at UW-River Falls is dedicated to supporting economic growth and development in the greater St. Croix Valley through offering assistance and resources to businesses in the region. If you are a business questioning how to contact UWRF to get the support you need, you have come to the right place.


  • Do you have a business problem or issue that you need help resolving? We are here to connect you to our skilled faculty and students at the University who can offer assistance with resolving your issue.

  • Graduate students enrolled in our AACSB accredited MBA programs are available to complete a business-related project on your behalf as part of their practicum completion requirement.

  • Establish strong relationships with regional businesses to support business growth and development.


We are conveniently located in an off-campus office with the Small Business Development Center which offers services to entrepreneurs and small business owners. You can find us in the renovated east-office addition of the River Falls Municipal Power Plant at 401 South Winter Streetlink. Parking is free.

Quick Request

To contact the Center for Innovation and Business Development on behalf of your business, please use this form.


New Venture Competition

2015 UWRF winners have been announced.
1st Place: SoPOD team.
2nd Place: Charg-g Inc
3rd Place: Forage Warehouse

The top team will participate in the state competition on April 11 in Madison. Find out more here.

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Danielle Campeau
Danielle Campeau

Director, CIBD
715-425-0643 (office)
715-222-1024 (cell)

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