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Commercial Potential “Like the rest of the U.S., Milwaukee is struggling through a stubborn recession. But I am convinced that the city and region could literally reinvent their economies through startups—innovative new companies. Consider this: All net new jobs in the nation are coming from young companies. In Milwaukee, entrepreneurship is in our DNA. We John Torinus is chairman of Serigraph Inc. He also is founder and chairman of BizStarts Milwaukee and was founding chairman of the UWM Research Foundation.

just need to rekindle it. But we can’t do it divided and we sure can’t do it without new ideas. That’s where UWM comes in. A huge part of growing new companies is finding the intellectual capital and training the workforce. These pages illustrate how UWM is doing just that.” —John Torinus

UWM Research Report 2012  
UWM Research Report 2012  

UWM faculty, staff and students are following many paths to creating new knowledge in diverse fields.