June 2019: Events, News and Networking

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GoDx “Rapid Point-of-Need DNA Detection” Awarded 2019 TechConnect National Innovation Award

June 17, 2019
GoDx, a URP tenant announced their selection as a 2019 TechConnect National Innovation Awardee. Their technology will be featured at the 2019 TechConnect World Conference June 17-19, in Boston, MA, US.

Findorff delivers cutting-edge building for biotechnology firm Illumina

June 13, 2019
Bob Hougard, who leads J.H. Findorff & Son’s science and technology team, builds projects for clients who are developing products at the forefront of medicine and science.

And these facilities are often a crucial component in a company’s ability to make products that could save and improve lives.

Tech platform that cuts record-keeping time in childcare wins 2019 Business Plan Contest

June 6, 2019
A Stoughton-based “voice assistant” platform that provides hands-free documentation to child care centers took home the grand prize in the 17th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.

UW–Madison and WARF again rank high in patents

June 4, 2019
A survey of the world’s top universities placed the University of Wisconsin–Madison as the seventh-greatest source of U.S. patents. The ranking, by the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, attests to UW–Madison’s continued success in the granting of “utility” patents for inventions in a broad range of fields.

Novel imaging tech brings together Madison, Milwaukee vision researchers

May 28, 2019
A Madison-Milwaukee scientific partnership is powering an effort to better understand the complicated mechanics of human vision.

Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic Exact Sciences Advances Pipeline Capabilities with Mayo Clinic

May 20, 2019
Early data on pancreatic cancer detection presented at Digestive Disease Week® 2019
Early research using blood-based methylated DNA markers, identified through the longstanding collaboration between Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic, demonstrates a potential to achieve 92% sensitivity and 92% specificity for detecting the most common type of pancreatic cancer.

JangoBio is now offering flow cytometry services through its JangoCell division

Whether you require flow using your own panels, our standard panels, or are looking for full service from panel design through analysis, JangoCell can help. JangoCell uses the 14-color Life Technologies Attune NxT operated by scientists with decades of experience, and guarantees the lowest price and fastest turnaround available.

Contact William Merrick at (608) 469-1079 or to get started. To view the full details of their flow cytometry services, visit


July 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Help us celebrate during our appreciation picnic, which always cuts the mustard!

The celebration will take place (RAIN or SHINE!) in the MGE Innovation Center parking lot from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm, so please join us!

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Networking Without Tears

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Catalent, 726 Heartland Trail
Madison, WI 53717

Join Women in Biohealth for an evening to learn about and use networking skills.

Sybil Pressprich is a career counselor and directs career services in Adult Career and Special Student Services at UW-Madison where she assists community adults and campus employees with their career planning. From early career explorers to those making retirement plans, Sybil helps individuals facing a wide variety of career situations.

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Blood Drive – University Research Park

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Irving Shain Conference Room
510 Charmany Dr
Madison, WI 53719

For an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit

Enter sponsor keyword: URP Walk-ins welcome! You can save up to 15 minutes when you donate blood by using RapidPass! Visit for more information.

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URP Night at the Ballpark

July 14 @ 3:05 pm
The Duck Pond, 2920 North Sherman Avenue

Madison, WI 53704

Peanuts and Cracker Jack ... and ... URP!

Take advantage of a special ticket package and join us for URP Night at the Duck Pond! Ticket packages are available NOW!

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Opera in the Park 2019

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Opera in the Park has become the very definition of what Madison Opera means to our community.

In beautiful Garner Park, the stars come out in the sky, the light sticks come out in the audience, and singers from our upcoming season share their favorite opera and musical theater numbers.

Come discover what happens when our community comes together around beautiful performances, beautiful music, and a beautiful summer night.

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Food Carts are Back! 

You know summer's here when the food carts roll back into the Park!

Join us for some hot food, cold drinks, and networking opportunities all while basking in the sun’s warm glow! Pretty cool, eh? 

We will host a variety of tasty food vendors from 11am to 1:30pm every Wednesday and Thursday starting in mid-May!

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