Nov-Dec 2021: Events, News and Networking

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URP: A Christmas Carol discount

Capitol Theater of Overture Center for the Arts
Dec 11-23, 2021

Discounted tickets to CTM’s annual holiday production of A Christmas Carol are still being offered through the final performance on December 23.

Safely presented in the beautiful Capitol Theater of Overture Center for the Arts, A Christmas Carol is one of Madison’s finest holiday traditions.

To receive 25% off all tickets, simply follow the provided links.


2022 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is Open for Entries

Online Event
Dec 15, 2021-Jan31, 2022

The 2022 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is open for your entries. The mission of the Governor’s Business Plan Contest is to encourage entrepreneurs in the startup stage of tech-enabled businesses in Wisconsin.

The contest links up-and-coming entrepreneurs with a statewide network of community resources, expert advice, high-quality education, management talent and possible sources of capital.

Funds you should know: Hear from Milwaukee-area investor groups at Jan. 13 luncheon in Wauwatosa

Innovation Accelerator
1225 Discovery Parkway, Wauwatosa
Jan 13, 2022

A growing list of investors from Wisconsin, the Upper Midwest and beyond will meet with emerging companies that take part in the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium, to be held in person Nov. 3-4 at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison.

Two UW-Madison teams chosen 2021 WARF Innovation Award winners

Dec 15
UW Madison News

A team that created a device for detecting explosives and a cross-disciplinary team working at the frontiers of medicine and nanotechnology have taken top honors from WARF.

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‘WisBiz: The Show’ features Aaron Olver of URP, Tech Metrics and upcoming events

Dec 14

The latest episode of “ The Show” spotlights Aaron Olver, managing director at University Research Park in Madison. Olver describes ongoing construction at the corner of Mineral Point Road and Whitney Way, the need for more laboratory space for biotechnology companies, and other trends within one of the nation’s leading research parks.

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Exact Sciences to lease space in Black Business Hub, give $500,000

Dec 9, 2021
Cap Times

Cancer screening company Exact Sciences, one of Madison’s largest employers, announced Thursday that it will lease a space in the forthcoming Black Business Hub and give $500,000 to support the project’s construction.

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Exact Sciences test may let more breast cancer patients skip chemo

Dec 9, 2021
Cap Times

With help from a test from Madison-based Exact Sciences, tens of thousands more breast cancer patients may be able to safely forgo chemotherapy, according to a study published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, called RxPONDER, was led by the independent SWOG Cancer Research Network and sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.

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InsideWis: Cybersecurity isn’t just a techie issue, but a training and business challenge

Dec 1, 2021
Inside Wisconsin

Here’s a holiday office gift no business should want. Sophisticated cyber-tieds have taken to delivering innocent-looking packages, usually without any department or person named, in anticipation they will sit unnoticed and unclaimed on a mailroom shelf for a while. Inside the package: Devices that can remotely steal or compromise a company’s digital data.

Merry Christmas! Happy Hannukah! You’ve been hacked!

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Two UW researchers named National Academy of Inventors fellows

Dec 7, 2021
UW Madison News

University of Wisconsin–Madison professors Thomas R. “Rock” Mackie and Bulent Sarlioglu have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the organization announced today.

The NAI program recognizes “academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.”

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UW Teams Up With NFL on Research Designed to Reduce Head Injuries in Athletes

Nov 23, 2021
UW Madison News

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are partnering with the National Football League (NFL) to study how on-field head impacts can inform injury reduction efforts at the professional and collegiate levels.

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Two UW–Madison seniors were finalists this year for the Rhodes Scholarship

Nov 21, 2021
UW Madison News

University of Wisconsin–Madison seniors Qianyun (Lexi) Luo and Hawra Aljawad reached the final stage of competition this year for the Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most prestigious and selective undergraduate academic honors in the world.

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