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Faculty Forum: Innovation at UW–Madison

November 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Join us for a Faculty Forum on Innovation Resources at UW–Madison presented in partnership between PROFS, the advocacy and lobbying arm of the UW Faculty Senate, and Discovery to Product (D2P), the university’s hub for innovation and entrepreneurship. From leveraging university ideas to solve global problems to finding ways to grow departmental resources and financial support, we will be sharing valuable information about the commercialization process relevant to both you and your students. Come learn about free educational programming and legal support, patents and licensing, and important university policies and procedures for UW–Madison innovators. An optional networking reception with food and refreshments will follow the program.


  1. Denise Ney
    Billings-Bascom Professor of Nutritional Sciences Denise Ney will share her experience as a serial entrepreneur and innovator.

    Welcome and Introductions- PROFS

  2. Campus Innovation and Entrepreneurship Resource Overviews
    1. Discovery to Product (D2P)
    2. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)
    3. Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship
    4. Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic & Conflict of Interest Office
  3. Faculty innovator spotlight: Denise Ney
  4. Wrap-up and Q&A
  5. Networking & light refreshments

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November 15, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Union South, Varsity 1
1308 W Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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Discovery to Product (D2P)