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MADISON – Foxconn announced a gift of $100 million to University of Wisconsin-Madison on Monday which will help fund research at the College of Engineering.

Foxconn Announces $100 Million Gift to UW-Madison to Establish New Research Enterprise

By Karen Herzog and Rick Romell 

Foxconn's $100 million gift is the largest investment from a research partner in the university's history and among the largest gifts the university has ever received, Blank said.

It will include money to fast-track a new engineering building that has only been on the long-range drawing board until now.

The new Foxconn Institute for Research in Science and Technology at UW will be designed as a hub for technological innovation and provide an environment for research and development initiatives in medical science, materials science, computer and data-driven science, among other fields.

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