Upcoming Programs and Events from the Innovate Network
- May 16
- Application deadline for Innovation to Market (I2M)A free, non-credit program for campus innovatorsMay 16, All day, Online application and classroom sessions.
I2M is an entry point for innovators, seekers of creative solutions, designers of novel approaches to social problems or makers of impactful products. This nine-week online course focuses on customer discovery for your proposed product or service. Free and open to UW–Madison faculty, staff, and students. Apply by May 16 for the summer session starting June 1.
- June 9
- Discovery to Product's Virtual Open HouseLearn about free trainings and mentoring for campus innovatorsJune 9, 12:30 pm, Online, connection information will be sent to registrants in advance.
Do you have a creative solution that has the potential for commercial and/or social impact? Come to Discovery to Product’s Virtual Open House event to get an overview of free trainings, mentoring, and support for faculty, staff, and student innovators. Held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month with mid-day and early evening start times to accommodate a variety of schedules.
News from the Innovate Network
Madison’s tech boom is fueled in part by UW–Madison, which provides cutting-edge research, entrepreneurial graduates and researchers, and a well-educated local workforce that motivates some employers to open offices in Madison.
Two Wisconsin-based companies recently announced that they’ve raised private investment dollars after previously receiving federal and state grant funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
By Katie Ginder-Vogel, UW-Madison Forward BIOLABS is the only coworking life science lab of its kind in Wisconsin that helps biohealth startups get off the ground without the typical overhead and supply costs, thanks to its …