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MAY 2021: Events, News and Networking

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Professional and contemporary office and lab space is available at URP!

Contact the URP office for more information. 

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Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference

June 3,  8:00am - 4:00pm
Online Event


Wes Schroll, chief executive officer and founder of Fetch Rewards, will speak June 3 during the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference via vFairs, an award-winning virtual platform.
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UW Health – Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Courses

April 20 @ 9:30 am
June 17 @ 8:00 pm
Online Event


This UW Health online course is designed to introduce mindfulness meditation practice as a way of reducing stress and developing greater balance and fuller participation in life.
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Morgridge Entrepreneurial Bootcamp

June 7 - June 18
Online Event


Morgridge Entrepreneurial Bootcamp is a training program in technology entrepreneurship for graduate students in the sciences, engineering, and math.
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A Free Entrepreneurship Program for Women and People of Color

Classes are Tues. evenings 6:00 – 8:30 PM
September 14 through November 16, 2021
Discovery Building
APPLY BY JUNE 1 FOR FALL 2021

Cohort 16 is planned for Fall 2021, in-person (if necessary, we will pivot to a virtual class and notify participants closer to the September 14th start date)

WHY UPSTART?
It takes more than a good idea to start a successful business. Issues like accounting, financing and marketing may seem overwhelming and connecting with the right resources can be challenging. WARF’s free UpStart program can help.

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UW-Madison chancellor recognized nationally for economics research

April 28, 2021
UW Madison News

The American Economic Association named UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank a distinguished fellow, an honor that just four economists in the country received this year. The organization selects a handful of economists as fellows each year to recognize their lifetime research contributions.


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Madison’s tech sector booms, driven by UW innovation

May 6, 2021
UW Madison News

The strong growth of Madison’s technology sector is drawing attention nationwide. In 2020, the country’s biggest tech migration increase took place in Madison, according to LinkedIn data published by Big Technology on December 17, 2020.


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Creative Destruction Lab Gives Students Invaluable Startup Experience Through Consulting

May 5, 2021
UW School of Business

The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) course in the spring 2021 semester offered a dynamic, challenging practicum that paired students with startups in the earliest stages. 


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Former WEDC, Commerce secretaries back creation of state ‘fund of funds’

May 5, 2021
WI Technology Council


Co-chairs for the organization are Cory Nettles, founder and managing partner for Milwaukee-based Generation Growth Capital Inc., and Mark Bugher, who headed two state agencies (Revenue and Administration) and was later director of University Research Park and chairman of the Wisconsin Technology Council.

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Forward BIOLABS, with UW-Madison, bolsters Wisconsin biohealth sector

May 5, 2021
UW Madison News


Forward BIOLABS is the only coworking life science lab of its kind in Wisconsin that helps biohealth startups get off the ground without the typical overhead and supply costs, thanks to its state-of-the-art space and lab equipment.

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New chapter: University Research Park Creates a Sustainable Future Packed with Discovery.

May 1, 2021
Madison.com

“We are a place where solutions are born. When you see something like the pandemic hit the world with a shock, it really reminds you of how important it is to invest in life science research and development to be prepared to meet these kinds of challenges,” says Aaron Olver, managing director of the park, which is home to more than 125 companies employing about 4,100 people.

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