Thirteen university-affiliated start-up companies will gather Saturday for the launch of a Healthcare Innovation Pitch at Ward4 in downtown Milwaukee. Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council, will also speak.

The event kicks off a program during which entrepreneurial teams affiliated with colleges and universities in the region will prepare to pitch to a panel of national venture capitalists in early December at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa.

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