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March 2019

‘Rock’ Mackie to discuss new UW Health role at March 26 Innovation Network luncheon

March 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Coliseum Bar & Banquet, 232 E. Olin Ave.
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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Hear from Dr. Thomas “Rock” Mackie, UW Health’s first chief innovation officer, at the Tuesday, March 26 Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon meeting in Madison. Dr. Mackie brings a wealth of company startup and market intelligence to his new role at UW Health. He founded or co-founded companies such as Geometrics, TomoTherapy (now Accuray) and HealthMyne, has invested in young companies, and was a faculty member at UW-Madison in the medical physics and human oncology departments. The luncheon will be…

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April 2019

Building health-care firms in central Wisconsin topic of April 11 joint luncheon in Wausau

April 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Northcentral Technical College, 1000 W. Campus Drive
Wausau, WI 54401 United States
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Hear from three health-tech companies in central Wisconsin about what it’s like to build their businesses in the region at a Thursday, April 11 luncheon in Wausau, hosted by the Tech Council Innovation Network and the Wisconsin Healthcare Business Forum. The luncheon will be held at Northcentral Technical College, 1000 W. Campus Dr., in the Presidential Timberwolf conference room. Registration and networking begin at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for…

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The Green New Deal: Idealism or inevitable? Learn more at April 23 Tech Council luncheon

April 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Coliseum Bar & Banquet, 232 E. Olin Ave.
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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Is the “Green New Deal” a costly, quixotic theory or an opportunity for young tech companies to prosper? Learn about the future of bioenergy and bioproducts at the Tuesday, April 23 Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon meeting in Madison. Tim Donohue, executive director of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center at the UW-Madison, will talk about the work of the laboratory and its partnerships with businesses. Following that presentation, perspectives will be offered by Scott Coenen, executive director of the…

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May 2019

Developers of drug to offset menopause effects headline May 9 Tech Council event in Wauwatosa

May 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
UW-Milwaukee’s Innovation Accelerator, 1225 Discovery Parkway
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States
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Hear from a promising drug company that was founded by medical researchers from three Milwaukee-area universities at the Thursday, May 9 luncheon meeting of the Tech Council Innovation Network in Wauwatosa. Formed in 2018, Estrigenix Therapeutics has patented a small molecule drug that acts like estrogen to reverse the adverse symptoms associated with menopause, such as hot flashes. It also has potential to counter long-term onset dementia and memory decline in post-menopausal women between 55 and 65 years old. Panelists…

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WARF, 4490 offer views on venture investing: Learn more at May 21 Tech Council luncheon

May 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Coliseum Bar & Banquet, 232 E. Olin Ave.
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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Two Wisconsin investors with ties to the nation’s larger venture capital community will talk about trends and practices that affect Wisconsin at the Tuesday, May 21 Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon meeting in Madison. Panelists are Mike Partsch, chief venture officer of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, which is the state’s oldest and largest technology transfer office, and Dan Malven, managing director of 4490 Ventures, which focuses on information technology start-ups and was co-founded by the State of Wisconsin Investment Board…

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