MADISON — The University
of Wisconsin says it has received just $700,000 of the $100 million
that Foxconn Technology Group pledged to fund engineering and
innovation research on the school’s flagship campus.
A Wisconsin State Journal report Tuesday says progress has been slow
since the world’s leading electronics manufacturer made the promise
in August 2018.
UW-Madison spokesman John Lucas says there has been ‘‘no significant
progress in discussions.’’ The investment has been touted as ‘‘the
largest research partnership in the university’s history.’’
Foxconn declined to comment.
Lucas says the $700,000 was used for an engineering research
Foxconn plans to build a high-tech screen manufacturing plant in