Upcoming Programs and Events
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is accepting applications to its free UpStart program for women and people of color seeking training and support on entrepreneurial skills and how to start a business. The ten-week program covers a range of topics including customer segmentation, marketing and public relations, legal issues, accounting and taxes, business planning, and more. Applications are due May 24.
- May 30
- Research & Technology Development at a Biotech CompanyMay 30, 12:00 pm, Auditorium 1111, Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building
Panelists from Promega will discuss what it’s like to do science in a mid-sized biotech corporation, their diverse research interests in areas like chemical biology and protein engineering, and how new ideas in the company lead to projects and ultimately commercial products.
Questions? Contact Andrew Cusick (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Part of the Career Exploration Series from the Office of Postdoctoral Studies.
- June 4
- Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' ConferenceJune 4, All day, Venue 42, 1130 N 9th St, Milwaukee
The two-day 17th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference is one of the Midwest’s premiere how-to, hands-on events for entrepreneurs of all ages and experience levels. Attendees range from those who are still developing their ideas to emerging company leaders who have already attracted angel and/or venture funding. Organized by the Wisconsin Technology Council.
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