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April 2019

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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June 2019

Bats and ticks and feral critters … oh my! Learn more at June 25 Tech Council luncheon

June 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Coliseum Bar & Banquet, 232 E. Olin Ave.
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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The advent of summer means people are getting back in touch with nature … and nature is touching humans, not always in a healthy way. Research to aid people and animals alike will be featured at the Tuesday, June 25 Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon meeting in Madison. Panelists are Dr. Jorge Osorio, professor at the UW-Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine, who is researching vaccines for bats and ticks; Tom D’Orazio, chief executive officer of SpayVac-for-Wildlife, a company working on…

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July 2019

The ‘eyes’ have it! Madison-Milwaukee research to headline July 11 Tech Council event in Wauwatosa

July 11 @ 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 representatives from two major Wisconsin research institutions discuss their collaboration to better understand the structure and function of the human visual system at the Thursday, July 11 luncheon meeting of the Tech Council Innovation Network in Wauwatosa. Panelists are Dr. Joseph Carroll, an investigator for Medical College of Wisconsin, and Dr. Melissa Skala, an investigator for Morgridge Institute for Research. Together, they developed an imaging technique that offers 3D color images of melanin, which serves a protective purpose…

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