Representatives of Eli Lilly will visit Madison this spring to meet with Wisconsin companies and researchers and to explore opportunities for strategic partnerships.

Those interested in learning more about this event, Lilly’s areas of core competencies and its investment interests should do the following:

1)    Visit the Wisconsin Department of Commerce’s website at  and click on Wisconsin Strategic Alliance Program/Lilly Matchmaking Event to review Lilly’s areas of interest and to submit a non-confidential executive summary of your research and technology. These summaries are due by 5 p.m. March 11. Lilly will review your summary and those of interest will be invited for additional discussions in late April 2009.

2)  Participate in the Eli Lilly and Company webinar Wednesday, March 4, from noon to 2 p.m. CST, to learn about Lilly’s areas of interest and partnering strategies.

Meeting number: 8662132145
Code: 91690549

US Call-In Number  1-866-213-2145 
Participant Code 9169549

3)  Attend the BioForward breakfast in late April to hear a presentation from members of Lilly’s Global External Research and Development teamy.  You will learn more about Lilly’s partnering strategies and philosophy.  Check back at for final dates and location.

Wisconsin Department of Commerce
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations     
University Research Park
Wisconsin Technology Council     
Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Network
Marshfield Clinic
Medical College of Wisconsin