A team of UW-Madison students and recent graduates who devised a new way to
add colors to 3-D printing won the $12,500 top prize in the Collegiate
The Spectrom team took first place in the undergraduate category of the
national competition for their invention, beating teams from Harvard, Johns
Hopkins and Columbia.
Meanwhile, Wisconsin came in 25th in the nation in
the latest State
Tech and Science Index issued by the nonprofit, nonpartisan Milken
Wisconsin draws an overall ranking of 25, the same as in 2012, with higher
marks for its technology and science work force (No. 17) but lower for its risk
capital and entrepreneurial infrastructure (No. 36). But Tom Still, president
of the Wisconsin Technology Council, took issue with some of the rankings.
Read the full Wisconsin State Journal story here.