The Office of Business Engagement (OBE) at UW-Madison serves as the industry-facing “front door” to the University by connecting businesses and industry with the resources they need to advance their goals and objectives. OBE team members work closely with partners to understand relevant interests, needs and priorities, and then brings together contacts and experts from across campus to develop strategies and implementation plans for a successful business partnership. Throughout the partnership OBE continues to identify and propose new opportunities for engagement at UW.
OBE works with companies of all sizes to facilitate seamless access across the University; including all schools and colleges, institutes, consortium, research centers and professional development organizations. Whether a business is looking to solve a technical challenge, create a new product, address a process issue, explore giving opportunities, hire professionals, develop their organizational talent, or are simply curious about what is possible in collaborating with UW–Madison, the Office of Business Engagement is the place to get started. For more information about the Office of Business Engagement please visit their website https://obe.wisc.edu/