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Read more about how the Connected Systems Institute is facilitating collaboration between industry and academia below.

Stoking an Industrial Revolution

UWM’s Connected Systems Institute lays the groundwork for manufacturing innovation. In Twinsburg, Ohio, Rockwell Automation operates a manufacturing plant where annual costs have been trimmed 4 to 5 percent, on-time delivery has hit 96 percent, and quality is up 50 percent from a traditional plant. Read More

WEDC provides UW-Milwaukee $900K for new institute started with Rockwell gift

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) has awarded the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee a $900,000 grant to support UWM's new Connected Systems Institute, which began last month thanks to a $1.7 million gift from Rockwell Automation. Read More

UWM Starts Connected Systems Institute with $1.7 Million from Rockwell Automation

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone announced a $1.7 million gift from Rockwell Automation to support a new Connected Systems Institute at UWM. The institute will be the first of its kind in the state. Read More

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Awarded $900,000 State Grant to Support Connected Systems Institute

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced on December 11, 2017, that it awarded a $900,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to support UWM’s new Connected Systems Institute (CSI). Read More

State Predicted to Benefit from UWM’s New Connected Systems Institute

With support from Rockwell Automation, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and Microsoft, Wisconsin’s first institute devoted to the Industrial Internet of things (IIoT) is now on the horizon. The new, multidisciplinary Connected Systems Institute (CSI) will be located at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and its resources will be available statewide. Read More