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WARF Essential Topic: FROM BENCHTOP TO BIG TIME-What university technologies need to make it to market

May 17, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us to hear three groups of experts associated with the WARF Accelerator Program – featuring perspectives from entrepreneurs, university researchers and industry leaders – discuss what commercial partners look for in early-stage technologies. Plus, discover how the WARF Accelerator Program is helping prepare UW-Madison technologies for commercialization.

Followed by an informal networking reception.

Register now at warf.org/essentialtopics

Moderator: Leigh Cagan, WARF

WARF Accelerator Program Catalyst Consultants

  • Brad Henke, Opti-Mol Consulting
  • Keith Lobo, WARF trustee
  • Laura Nereng, 3M
  • Chris Salm, Ab E Discovery
  • Jeff Thomas, Simple Machines

UW-Madison Researchers

  • Dave Beebe, biomedical engineering; Salus Discovery
  • Melanie Ivancic, Biotechnology Center
  • Jordan Sand, animal science; Ab E Discovery
  • Karu Sankaralingam, computer science; Simple Machines
  • Jim Steele, food science; Lactic Solutions


May 17, 2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


H.F. DeLuca Forum at the Discovery Building
330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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