May 2019: Events, News and Networking

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University Research Park reflects life sciences growth

May 7, 2019
By this time in 2020, University Research Park’s footprint, the portfolio of labs and offices we manage, will be 40% larger than it was in 2010. Our growth reflects an underlying trend that’s not always obvious: From nascent research in lab petri dishes to scaling players investing in new facilities, Madison’s life science cluster is booming.

Nimble Therapeutics spins out of Roche, saving Madison jobs 

May 17, 2019
A new drug discovery and development company is taking root in Madison, and it will prevent more than a dozen skilled scientists here from losing their jobs.

UW Changes Lives: Building a biomanufacturing hotbed 

May 15,2019
To Bill Murphy and the other leaders of the Forward BIO Initiative, Wisconsin possesses all the elements to become a hub of biomanufacturing in the United States, the Midwest’s version of Boston or San Francisco in this rapidly expanding industry.

New metabolic biomarkers open door to earlier diagnosis, more precise and individualized treatment of children at risk for autism

May 6, 2019
Continued analysis of samples from the Children’s Autism Metabolome Project (CAMP), the most comprehensive clinical study of metabolism in children who has autism spectrum disorder (ASD) conducted to date, has identified three new areas of metabolism that affect the biology of children with ASD.

These 10 U.S. cities have the most successful women per capita: Madison #1

April 30, 2019
Despite the wage gap not being closed in its entirety, women are thriving professionally, and increasingly so. According to new research published by SmartAsset, women are becoming more successful across the board, but there are a few cities in particular that stand out.

Expansion of Operations and Manufacturing Facility for StrataGraft® Regenerative Skin Tissue in Madison, Wis.

April 24, 2019
Mallinckrodt, a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today celebrated the completion of its expanded operations and manufacturing facility for the investigational StrataGraft® regenerative skin tissue, in Madison.

URP: Above & Beyond

Check out this new video to learn why University Research Park has been the first choice for so many entrepreneurs and innovative companies, large and small, and why The Park should be the first choice for your business, too!

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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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UpStart: Applications for the Fall 2019 Cohort are OPEN!

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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Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Conference

June 4 - 5
Venue Forty Two, 1130 N 9th Street 
Milwaukee, WI 53233

The two-day 17th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference is one of the Midwest’s premiere “how-to,” hands-on events for entrepreneurs of all ages and experience levels. Attendees range from ‘treps who are still developing their ideas to emerging company leaders who have already attracted angel and/or venture funding. These businesses cover a broad span of categories, from information technology to cleantech, from advanced manufacturing to the life sciences, and from business services to consulting.

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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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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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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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