BizTimes Milwaukee: UW-Madison, Medical College lead round two winners of Foxconn contest

BizTimes Milwaukee: UW-Madison, Medical College lead round two winners of Foxconn contest

Mobility, energy and environment top areas of interest

Foxconn Technology Group announced 30 winners in the second round of its Smart Cities, Smart Futures competition on Wednesday.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison led all schools with seven winning entries. The Medical College of Wisconsin was second with six winners, followed by UW-Milwaukee with five and UW-Platteville at four. Other schools represented included Carroll University, Concordia University, UW-Eau Claire, Gateway Technical College, UW-Green Bay, Milwaukee School of Engineering and UW-Whitewater.

Seven of the winning entries fell in the mobility and transportation category, the most of an area. Energy and the environment was second with five winners and the augmented, virtual and mixed reality and internet of things categories tied for third with four winners each. Other categories represented in the second round winners included artificial intelligence, e-health, education, food and sensors.

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